If you are actively involved in a ministry in your local
church on a regular basis, then you are eligible to receive 1 credit per quarter
(6 credits per year which includes the summer semester of 2 quarters
for 2 credits) for practical
Christian ministry experience. "Actively involved" is
defined as being involved at least 1 hour per week in some type of
ministry. This would include maintenance and other types of
If you are not currently a member of a local Church then you are ineligible to take this course because it requires participation in a regular ministry in a local Church.
In that case you are not required to take this course.
If you are NOT the pastor of the church where you are a
member, then you will need to have your pastor confirm your
participation in a local church ministry. For
the Pastor's Ministry Confirmation form, please click HERE.
He will need to submit the Ministry Confirmation form once each year.
If you ARE the pastor of a church, then confirmation is
NOT needed for you for as long as you are the pastor.
Simply turn in your Quarterly Report Forms.
All students, pastor or
not, must fill out quarterly reports
in order to receive
practical Christian ministry credits.
due last week of October - overdue first day of November.
due mid-December - overdue first day of January.
due mid-February - overdue first day of March.
due mid-April - overdue first day of May.
quarter (early summer) report
due mid-June - overdue first day of July.
quarter (late summer) report
due mid-August - overdue first day of September.
reports: All reports are
considered late if they are not sent in by the last day of the month
in which they are due. If you send them on the 1st
day of the
following month or any time after that day up to the end of that
school year, then you must file a LATE REPORT. See NOTE:
below for information on the deadline to file a late report and how
to file such a report.
This is the link to the
quarterly report form: Quarterly Report Form.
NOTE: Deadline to file report:
If you forget to file a quarterly report before the end of the month in which it is due, then you must file a "late" quarterly
report before the end of that online school year (midnight, August 31st) to
receive credit. If you
fail to file your late report before the end of that school year, then
you will not receive credit for that particular quarter. Use the
for this late filing and click on the "late report" box. You are only
allowed ONE late quarterly report per
Sign In form: Submit one BEGIN SIGN IN FORM before starting this course. Only one Begin Sign In form is required. Submit it when you first begin this course. Do not submit additional Begin Sign In forms unless you have skipped a quarter because you were not involved in a ministry and you are
starting the course again for a new quarter.
Enter the following figures on the Begin Sign In
1. Minimum required attendance per lesson is 0 weeks.
(There are no weekly lessons for this course.)
2. Minimum required attendance for the course is 8 weeks.
(Which is one quarter.)
You do not need to submit a
FINISH SIGN IN FORM for this course. Your quarterly report forms will be submitted in its place each quarter.
There are no video lectures for this course.