2019 Spring Semester Courses

Lifelong Ministry Course Registration & Fees

ACMin Courses are available to the public as auditing students (i.e. no college credit is earned), and to Dual Enrollment High School and Home School students.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Enrolled ACMin students and Dual Enrollment students must register through Populi. See TUITION RATES for degree-seeking students. To register as a non-degree-seeking (auditing) student:
Step 1: Click here to register for your course.
Step 2: Pay Course Fees
: All Lifelong Ministry Program (LMP) course fees may be mailed in advance of the course to: PO Box 7953, Athens, GA, 30604 by checks made payable to ACMin.  Click here to pay course fees online.
Step 3: Click here to order course books and materials.
Senior Discount:
 Individuals age 65 or older may enroll in LMP courses at a 20% discount.
Scholarship: If you are in need of financial assistance to attend an LMP course, please contact us at 706-769-1472.
Course Location: Lifelong Ministry Program courses are held at the ACMin Campus at 1331 New High Shoals Rd. in Watkinsville unless otherwise noted. Upstairs in Room D.
ACMin Refund Policy
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lick here to apply for admission as a degree-seeking student. 

Life IN Christ 7-Week Seminars

Please check back for the Spring 2019 schedule for Life IN Christ seminars!

The 15-week courses below begin Monday, January 7th.

Biblical Studies Courses

New Testament Survey 
Meeting Times: Mondays, 6:00 – 9:00 PM
Description: This course presents an overview of the history and theology of the New Testament. Through the study of the New Testament, students will build their inductive Bible study skills.
Instructor: Dr. Raymond Morris
Course Fee: $259  (Ministry Partner discounts apply. Call 706-769-1472 for partner discount code.) Click here to pay your course fee online.

The Book of Romans 
Meeting Times: Tuesdays, 6:00 – 9:00 PM
Description: This course examines Paul’s letter to the Romans, written from Corinth on Paul’s third missionary journey, considered by many to be the chief part of the New Testament and the very purest Gospel, as well as the basic theological frame-work for the whole collection of Paul’s writings.
Instructor: Dr. Jesse Coyne
Course Fee: $259  (Ministry Partner discounts apply. Call 706-769-1472 for partner discount code.) Click here to pay your course fee online.

Christian Studies Courses

The Great Commission: Discipleship
Meeting Times: Thursdays, 6:00 – 9:00 PM
Description: This course examines a biblically-based reflection on individuals’ personal spiritual growth. Based on an individual’s progress along the pathway, students consider others’ spiritual needs and potential barriers to spiritual growth. Students focus on using Christian discipleship and leadership principles to develop healthy, thriving Christian communities that promote and encourage spiritual growth.
Instructor: Rev. Dr. Kurt Genteman
Course Fee: $259  (Ministry Partner discounts apply. Call 706-769-1472 for partner discount code.) Click here to pay your course fee online.

Faith-in-Action Courses

Case Studies in Ministry
Meeting Times: Thursdays, 1:00 – 5:00 PM
Description: Building on a foundation of biblically-based Christian ethics participants in this course will examine real-life case studies in ministry and their application to effective, Christ-centered kingdom transformation.
Instructor: Rev. Dr. Dan Dunn
Course Fee: $259  (Ministry Partner discounts apply. Call 706-769-1472 for partner discount code.) Click here to pay your course fee online.

General Education Courses

English Composition
Meeting Times: Mondays & Wednesdays, 1:00 – 2:30 PM
Description: This English Composition course prepares students for the rigors of college writing with an emphasis on correct writing mechanics, writing for effective communication, writing styles appropriate to the intended audience, and proper citations. Students are required to complete a research paper on a Christian topic of personal interest at the culmination of this course.
Instructor: Mr. Matthew Elder
Course Fee: $259  (Ministry Partner discounts apply. Call 706-769-1472 for partner discount code.) Click here to pay your course fee online.

Missions Courses

Perspectives
Meeting Times: Tuesdays, 6:30 – 9:30 PM
Description: The Perspectives course will take you on a 15-week journey, looking in-depth at the biblical, historical, cultural, and strategic aspects of God’s global plan to reconcile every nation, tribe, people, and tongue to Himself.
Instructor: Various
Registration & More Information: Click hereTo enroll in Perspectives for college credit: Contact Alex Fields @ 706-769-1472.

Prayer Ministry Courses

Biblical Foundations for Prayer Ministry
Meeting Times: Wednesdays, 6:00-9:00 PM
Description: Students will investigate the biblical premise for heart transformation and the renewing of the mind through the practice of prayer ministry. The focus will be on the application of effective prayer ministry methods and prayer ministry as a tool to set the captives free as well as as means to present Christ to unbelievers.
Instructor: Mrs. Cindy Mackey
Course Fee: $259  (Ministry Partner discounts apply. Call 706-769-1472 for partner discount code.) Click here to pay your course fee online.

Elijah House Level 2 Prayer Ministry (This 24-week course runs January through June.)
Meeting Times: Thursdays, 6:00 – 10:00 PM
Description: The Elijah House School  202 course gives students an advanced learning opportunity with instruction in more specialized issues. Lessons include: earliest childhood traumas, emotional abuse, neglect, generational inheritance, the effects of occult involvement, false identifications of love, addictions, denial, sexual issues, depression, burnout, etc. Ministry tools include how to create a safe atmosphere for ministry and how to properly care for and feed your own spiritual life. Course participants must have successfully completed the Elijah House 201 curriculum.
Instructors: Mr. & Mrs. Vic & Dee Pesaresi
Course Fee: $429  (Ministry Partner discounts apply. Call 706-769-1472 for partner discount code.) Click here to pay your course fee online.

Effective Prayer Ministry Tools
Meeting Dates & Times: Saturdays, Jan 19, Feb 9, Mar 2, Apr 13, May 11; 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Description: In this course, participants will learn and apply key strategies for offering prayer ministry to recipients who may not yet have a personal relationship with Christ.  Participants will also understand and apply biblical principles for physical healing and how to effectively incorporate those into a successful prayer ministry session as well as  explore the connections between body, soul, and spirit.  Participants will recruit and minister to a non-course participant near the end of the class in late spring. Some prior prayer ministry training and/or experience is helpful but not required.
Instructor: Mrs. Jane Griffith, Mrs. Debbie Jones, Mrs. Cindy Mackey, Mrs. Dee Pesaresi, Dr. Marcia Wilbur
Course Fee: $259  (Ministry Partner discounts apply. Call 706-769-1472 for partner discount code.) Click here to pay your course fee online.

 

Worship Arts Courses

Music Theory
Meeting Times: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 9:00 – 10:30 AM
Description: This course provides an introduction to the fundamentals of music, incorporating music notation for rhythm, pitch, and simple chord construction. The course coordinates notational and music reading studies with the development of basic skills in sight singing, ear training, and keyboard harmony. the course also includes the development of aural skills such as rhythmic, harmonic, and melodic dictation, score reading and sight reading.
Instructor: Mr. Samuel Morris
Course Fee: $259  (Ministry Partner discounts apply. Call 706-769-1472 for partner discount code.) Click here to pay your course fee online.

Vocal Performance
Meeting Times: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 10:45 AM – 12:15 PM
Description: This course is designed for voice students whose primary interest for improving their singing. The course presents and makes application of basic principles of singing technique. Students will examine the performance of different music styles and genres and harmonic vocal blending. Course requires two concert performances during the semester and collaboration with other students.
Instructor: Mr. Samuel Morris
Course Fee: $259  (Ministry Partner discounts apply. Call 706-769-1472 for partner discount code.) Click here to pay your course fee online.