MSP 301: Church Ministry III

Church Ministry III: Management, Administration, and Stewardship

This pastoral ministry course guides the student to deal with issues both personal and in family life, including management of time, human resources, and material resources. It provides practical instruction on working with a governing board, transitions, and finances. Through a written project, the student demonstrates a personal understanding of church management and administration.


The learner will be able to:

  • Model a consistent, vital relationship with God.
  • Analyze and clearly articulate their call to ministry.
  • Assume leadership of a church ministry, including supervision of servant leaders and management of church property and finances.


  • Acceptance into the Ministerial Study Program
  • A ministry coach appointed by the District Superintendent
  • Required Textbook(s) (see the MSP Textbook Finder)
  • Access to a computer or mobile computing device with internet access
  • Payment for the course through our online enrollment system