Interim Ministry
Brief Description
The short course in Interim Ministry provides you as member of the congregation or church council with the necessary know-how to be able to support and accompany the congregation when a pastor departs their post. During the ensuing period of vacancy, the congregation should be supported with encouragement and leadership as they come to the realisation that the previous ministry period has come to an end. During this course, you will be trained as bridging minister in the various phases of the process of motivation and identity development, changing culture or congregation development, conflict management, change management and missionary identity.
Learning Outcomes
After attending this short course, delegate will have:
  • Knowledge and functions of an interim pastor
  • Skills to analyse situations during vacancies
  • Knowledge on the subject and the process of building communities
  • Motivation towards the missionary character of a congregation
Course Content
  • Bridging Ministers
  • A changing culture / congregation development
  • Conflict management and change
  • Building congregations
  • The Theology, concept and perspective thereof
  • Phases in the process of motivation and identity development
  • Missionary identity
Entry Requirements
National Senior Certificate (Grade 12/Matric)
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Catalogue and Category:
Social and Religious Studies
Who Should attend:
Experienced pastors who have been identified and designated by their churches (denominations) to undergo training.
Delivery Mode:
Contact Sessions
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