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Summer 2020

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 on the link below to register for your course. 
(Contact 706-769-1472 if you prefer to pay your course fee by check.)
Step 2: Click here for information on textbooks 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
Click here to apply for admission as a degree-seeking student. 

Prayer Leadership Certificate

ACMin offers a 6-course series for those interested in boosting their ministry to others in Christ through prayer. Program participants will develop an in-depth personal, biblical theology for prayer as well as strong skills for helping bind up the broken hearted through prayer ministry.
Prayer Leadership Certificate Program

 

 

Life IN Christ Seminars

Conversations That Matter*

Description:  In this 4-week course, you will build a personal framework for understanding God, yourself, and the people in your world. By gaining a foundational understanding of Christianity and the problem of sin, you will be equipped to enter the hearts of others in a way that arouses their desires as well as your own to go deeper in relationship with God.  You will expand your capacity to live from a place of personal wholeness and Kingdom building.
*The Conversations That Matter course is a pre-requisite to participation in a Connection Group (below).
Cost: $35.00 (Includes course materials)
Dates: Various dates available.  Contact Mrs. Cindy Mackey to register and schedule your course time.

Connection Groups

Description:  During this 7-session experience, participants will meet in small groups with a facilitator for the purpose of exercising the principles learned in the Conversations That Matter course.  Participants will experience how to interact effectively and transparently with other group members for the purposes of their personal growth as well become a conduit for God’s love to be released in other’s lives.
Cost: $30.00
Dates: Contact Mrs. Cindy Mackey to join a Connection Group.
Past Participant Testimonies:
-“Prior to this class, there were times when I would {miss Jesus at work} in my life and in others because my vision of Him was imperfect; I now have a greater capacity to recognize Him at work.”
-“Learning these principles has given me hope; I know that I am part of a Plan {God’s Plan} that is awesome and never-ending!”
-“I have learned that God makes ‘Life’ simple; we complicate things.”
-“This class has created an excitement in me: the possibilities of all that God can do is exceeding abundant!”
-“After learning the principles in this class, I am listening to others with different ears.”
 

15-Week Courses Meet May 11th – July 28th

 
 

 

 

PRAYER & CARE MINISTRY

 

Psychology & Theology: Building Joy-Filled Relationships

Meeting Times: Fridays, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM, 5/29, 6/05, 6/19, 7/10 & 7/24
Description: Participants will learn how God designed the brain to work in relationships and in the healing process for traumas. Participants will understand that joy is relational and will practice exercises that build relational joy and retrain the brain to improve relationships. Participants will learn how unresolved painful memories affect relationships, how triggers occur that hinder relationships, and how the brain processes for healing. Participants will learn how avoiding emotional pain affects our lives and how to stop avoiding emotional pain. Participants will experience the Immanuel Process for healing painful memories and practice facilitating that process with one another.
Instructor: Mrs. Barbara Moon
Course Fee: $259  (Ministry Partner discounts apply. Call 706-769-1472 for partner discount code.) Click here to register for this course.

 

Effective Prayer Ministry Tools: Wholeness Care Prayer Ministry

Meeting Times: One-week Intensive Course, Monday – Friday, July 13-17, 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 at the end of the class. Some prior prayer ministry training and/or experience is helpful but not required for course enrollment.
Instructors: Mrs. Janie Griffith, Mrs. Debbie Jones, Mrs. Dee Pesaresi, Dr. Marcia Wilbur
Course Fee: $259  (Ministry Partner discounts apply. Call 706-769-1472 for partner discount code.) Click here to register for this course.

 

FAITH-IN-ACTION

 

Case Studies in Ministry

Meeting Times: Mondays, 5:30 – 9:00 PM
Description: Based 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: Dr. Kurt Genteman
Course Fee: $259  (Ministry Partner discounts apply. Call 706-769-1472 for partner discount code.) Click here to register for this course.

 

 

 

FIELD MINISTRY

 

Theology of Missions

Meeting Times: Tuesdays, 5:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Description: This course presents a comprehensive study of the biblical foundation for mission as it relates to the church’s missionary obligation before God. Special attention will be given to exploring important issues within contemporary evangelical missiology. A study of Acts examines the birth and growth of the early church. In addition to studying the historical sequence of events, you will consider Luke’s theological themes, learn to extrapolate legitimate biblical principles from historical narrative, and apply those principles in the development of a contemporary missions strategy.
Instructor: Dr. Richard Kronk
Course Fee: $259  (Ministry Partner discounts apply. Call 706-769-1472 for partner discount code.) Click here to register for this course.

 
 
 
 

 

CHRISTIAN EDUCATION

 

The Art & Science of Teaching

Meeting Times: Mon. & Weds., 9:00 – 11:30 AM (Note: Course meets May 27th – July 22nd.)
Description: In this course students will explore two fundamental questions: How do people learn? and what instructional methods most effectively support student learning? Course participants will examine both traditional approaches to the educational process as well as current research-based theory and practice. Students will learn how to adapt course content and processes to meet the needs of all students (e.g., adaptation, differentiation, and accommodation). Students will develop both a philosophy and a practice for instructional planning that focuses on the seamless integration of outcomes, instruction, and the measurement of the intended objectives.
Instructor: Dr. Marcia Wilbur
Course Fee: $259  (Ministry Partner discounts apply. Call 706-769-1472 for partner discount code.) Click here to register for this course.