Acadia Divinity College

Certificate in Lay Leadership

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Program Information

School:Acadia Divinity College
Field of Study:Pastoral Studies/Counselling
Lay Ministry
Description:The certificate in Lay Leadership is an undergraduate-level, non-credit program designed to provide those who are NOT seeking ordination with a foundation of Biblical Studies, Theology, and Practical Ministry to help them in their roles within their church context. Applicants from the Canadian Baptists of Atlantic Canada will be referred by the Board of Ministerial Standards and Education. Students of other denominations will normally be referred by their accrediting bodies. This Certificate is not affiliated with Acadia University and is awarded by Acadia Divinity College.
URL:Certificate in Lay Leadership at Acadia Divinity College
Course Based:Yes
Length:1 Year(s)

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    For information on approval by the CBAC's Board of Ministerial Standards and Education (BMSE) to take the Certificate in Lay Leadership, please see the CBAC's 'Regulations Concerning the Ministry, Sections 4 and 5-Recognized Lay Leader' at Individuals can contact Andrew Myers, the CBAC's Assistant to the Director of Leadership Development, for further information and for an application to apply to the BMSE. An individual must be a member of a CBAC church and hold a Church License to Minister from that church in order to meet with the BMSE. They must receive approval from the BMSE to take the Certificate in Lay Leadership.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on September 21, 2020