Urban Ministry

Class Dates:
Day/time: Thursdays 6-8 PM (Pacific)
Length: 4 WEEKS / 8 HOURS
Instructor: TBD

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Course Description

MTC014 URBAN MINISTRY

This course focuses on the distinct and challenging ministry found within urban contexts. A theological perspective focused on the city will be discussed. Discussing how congregations reach into the city will include a practical and theological conversation related to human care and evangelistic ministries.

4 weeks / 8 hours

Goals and Objectives

MTC

MTC students will
  1. ground their lives in the truth of God’s Word.
  2. translate their knowledge and skills into mission action.
  3. serve as unifying mission leaders in their communities.
  4. pursue ongoing learning for service in mission and ministry.

COURSE

Being Objectives (Spiritual Formation): The student will

  • exhibit characteristics of a spiritual missionary, whose habit for life and ministry centers in the Lord Jesus Christ found in Scripture;
  • acquire an appreciation for the city and values, beliefs, and worldviews it brings;
  • evaluate personal desires related to entering urban contexts in order to proclaim the Gospel of Jesus Christ;
  • exhibit confidence in the ability to fully participate in another culture as both learner and teacher;
  • develop confidence and acceptance that mission work can be enhanced by the removal of cultural and communicative barriers and replaced by bridges for effective Gospel communication.

Knowing Objectives (Cognitive Formation): The student will

  • demonstrate an understanding and knowledge of urban contexts as they are developed in the literature, spoken about in class, or witnessed in contexts;
  • articulate how to communicate the Gospel effectively in urban contexts;
  • learn methods and strategies suitable for outreach ministry in urban contexts.

Doing Objectives (Conative Formation): The student will

  • visit various ministries located in the urban centers;
  • participate in outreach activities in urban contexts;
  • interact with professionals and lay persons who have or are working in urban contexts.

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