Unless specifically stated, all courses are open to any Christian from any denomination. NTCG Ministers and Key leaders will enrol on the courses to support specific denominational leadership processes. If in doubt or in need of further clarity, please contact the Leadership Training Centre – email: firstname.lastname@example.org or tel: 01604 824 233/8.
Yes, if the training you have completed is comparable to CAMS this may be possible. A request for exemption with details of the course should be sent to administrative Bishop via your local Pastor to Leony Titus at the National Office.
No. If your intentions are for personal enrichment in the first instance, however, we would encourage you to share your spiritual aspirations with your leadership so that they can affirm and support you as far as possible. If you are intending to pursue studies for credentialing /licensure, the endorsement of your local and district Pastor is obligatory.
Credentialed Church of God ministers who enrol on the Patten on-line degree course are eligible for School of Ministry grants. Details of the degree and grants are available from the Leadership Training Centre.
Yes. The CIMS curriculum and related materials are available to all ministers and all churches regardless of denominational affiliation. They can be used for personal enrichment and for non-accredited training in local churches as required. CIMS was developed for ministers including pastors, evangelists, music ministers, youth pastors, directors of Christian education, church planters and ministerial applicants it is also open to emerging and lay leaders. All who are interested to participate in the CIMS curriculum are welcome to register in the programme offered at The Leadership Training Centre.