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Mentored Ministry

Mentored Ministry is Asbury Seminary’s field education requirement. For two or three consecutive semesters you will be involved in a ministry/local setting (differing depending on your degree), meeting with a mentor one-on-one, and spending time in a classroom theologically reflecting with your peers and Reflection Group Facilitator (professor) on your experience in your ministry/local setting.

During your two or three semesters of Mentored Ministry you will:

  • Set personal growth goals.
  • Connect to a mentor who will hold you accountable to those goals.
  • Meet each week with a campus Reflection Group and faculty facilitator.
  • Do hands-on work in a ministry setting, integrating studies into ministry and life.

During MM520/601 and MM620 you will:

  • Work within the walls of a local church.
  • Be exposed to the many areas of ministry in the church
  • Set three or four goals: 1) A personal spiritual area, 2) a family relationship area, 3) and 4) ministry areas.

During MM720/602 you will:

  • Move outside the walls of the local congregation into the parish-world.
  • Extend the local ministry into a cross-cultural setting.
  • Continue meeting with your mentor and campus Reflection Group.

This is like no other seminary class. Since this is a hands-on ministry lab you will work well beyond the 2-credit hours you would expect in a normal 2-credit class.

Contact Us

Coordinator of Mentored Ministry for the Florida Dunnam Campus

Jackie Truman
jackie.truman@asburyseminary.edu

Phone: 407.482.7567
Fax: 407.482.7578

Coordinator of Mentored Ministry for Kentucky Campus and ExL

Debbie Mostad
deborah.mostad@asburyseminary.edu
Phone: 859.858.2061
Fax: 859.858.2057