MLV5310EN - Program Planning in Multihousing Ministry

Course description

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.

How this course benefits students

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

Why this course is important

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.

Credit hours
3 hours
Subject area
Missional Living
Educational level
Learning type
Upcoming terms
* Schedule subject to change. Please contact the Registrar's office with schedule questions.

How this course relates to missional core values

Biblically based

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.

Missionally driven

Every course is missional in focus and practicality.

Contextually informed

Skills apply equally in North American as well as international settings.

Interculturally focused

Learning to build quality relationships in various cultural settings is at the heart of this learning.

Practically minded

Specific steps are designed to make the learning applicable for actual ministry.

Experientially transformed

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.