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UTI Certificate in Church Leadership

Now on the LTSP campus and in West Chester!

UTI Certificate in Church LeadershipThe UTI Certificate Program in Church Leadership is designed to offer seminars to clergy and church leaders that will equip them to administer church programs and enhance their skills in pastoral leadership.

The Certificate Program in Church Leadership is a program of The Urban Theological Institute (UTI) of The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia (LTSP). The UTI is dedicated to providing theological education to church leaders that is relevant and up-building for the Christian community.

The program consists of four seminars over two academic years: Church Ministries and Servant Leadership, Pastoral Care and Servant Formation, Teaching and Learning in the Church, and Managing Conflict in the Church. Participants who complete all four courses receive the Certificate in Church Leadership. Entrance into the program can start in fall or spring.

Schedule and Fees

The seminars are held on the LTSP campus, and now at St. Paul’s Baptist Church in West Chester, PA. Each seminar meets 2 – 3.5 hours, once a week, on Saturday morning.

The fee per seminar is $315 plus the cost of textbooks. Seminars for the fall semester begin in September, and in February for the spring semester.

To register for either UTI Certificate Program, click here.


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