Church Leadership Certificate (Campus & Online)


The one-year Church Leadership Certificate provides you with foundational biblical and theological knowledge.  Whether you’re planning to obtain a basic ministry credential as a lay leader in your congregation, or continuing your studies at university or college, you’ll leave this certificate program with a better understanding of the doctrines of our faith and the content of the scriptures, and greater confidence in your ability to minister effectively as a lay leader in your local church.This certificate meets the educational requirements for the Recognition of Ministry credential with the Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada (PAOC).

Highlights of the Church Leadership Certificate

  • Experience a foundational year of theology, Bible and practical ministry courses.
  • Select Bible, Theology and Practical Ministry electives.
  • Get connected with local Pentecostal pastors, leaders from our districts, and our excellent faculty.

Graduate with the educational requirements you need to qualify for the Recognition of Ministry (ROM) credentials with the Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada (PAOC).

Course Requirements

1st Semester
Interpreting the Bible 3
History of Pentecostalism 3
Pastoral Theology 3
Bible Elective 3
Theology Elective 3
Connections I or Mentoring I 1
Field Education III CR
1st Semester – Total 16
2nd Semester
Holy Spirit: Pentecostal Perspective 3
Homiletics 3
Bible Elective 3
Theology Elective 3
Practical Elective 3
Connections II or Mentoring II 1
Field Education IV CR
2nd Semester – Total 16