Students will transition from initial ministry to ongoing and long term work with residents and management. We will explore such things as Literacy ministry, tutoring, mentoring, school partnerships with adjacent apartments, and connections with local agencies such as police departments and social services.
The beginning stages of ministry normally consists of connecting with the owner/manager and the implementation of events that are designed to allow meeting residents and staff. Students will now consider how to develop an ongoing ministry that deepens relationships and allows a number of ways to continue meeting new people and growing existing relationships. These skills expand a student’s resume to include practical ways of working with
Every missional leader will need to master the process of opening doors to the masses who live in multihousing settings. As new strata is added, one will learn to develop the relationships necessary for effective sharing of the gospel. Learning about similar processes such as Literacy and mentoring will enable student to continue ministry relationships beyond initial contact.
An analysis of how Jesus related to the His networks is at the heart of our study. Pulling from the Scriptures, we will see how His examples are to be applied to our work in apartment communities.
Every course is missional in focus and practicality.
Skills apply equally in North American as well as international settings.
Learning to build quality relationships in various cultural settings is at the heart of this learning.
Specific steps are designed to make the learning applicable for actual ministry.
The experience gained through the course will lead to growing confidence in one’s ability to approach the management company and to engage the resident population.