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Summer 2021

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

Christian Leadership Institute

Athens College of Ministry is launching a new and innovative program designed to walk beside churches and train up leaders that are qualified to serve both in lay ministry and in the marketplace. As a college that is dedicated to teach, reach, lead and minister to others through relational, hands-on training, this program will empower participants to go deeper into understanding how their own identity in Christ compels them to lead others and bring Kingdom principles into their sphere of influence. The Christian Leadership Institute (CLI) is an 18-month program filled with teaching, growing and experiential learning. Participants will be equipped and empowered to step into leadership roles both in the church and the community. New Institutes will begin every January and July.
Christian Leadership Institute

 

 

Life IN Christ Seminars

 

 

 

 

Conversations That Matter*

Description:  In this 7-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.”

Christian Life Coaching
Description: Christian Life Coaching is designed for those who find themselves struggling or stagnant in their current circumstances. CLC provides a relational approach to encourage, empower and propel individuals desiring to grow spiritually, to enhance their relationships that matter most, and to make important life changes. Coaching is designed to draw out of individuals what God has put in by unlocking their potential and maximizing their personal walk in truth. CLC is like having a personal trainer for any and every area of life!
Christian Life Coach: Mrs. Amy Haskell
Cost: $75 for six sessions. First session is FREE.
For Initial Consultation: Call (706) 318-6004.
 

15-Week Courses Meet May 10th – July 27th

 

 

PRAYER & CARE MINISTRY

 

Psychology & Theology: Building Joy-Filled Relationships

Meeting Times: Fridays, 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM, 5/21, 6/4, 6/25, 7/9 & 7/23
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.

 

God’s Design For Sexual Wholeness

Meeting Times: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Description: This course examines God’s design for human sexuality and the sexual challenges facing the 21st century church. This course explores a Biblical theology of sex and provides a foundation for sexual wholeness in navigating sexual issues in various ministry applications.
Instructor: Mrs. Phyllis Kiser
Course Fee: $259  (Ministry Partner discounts apply. Call 706-769-1472 for partner discount code.) Click here to register for this course. 

 

 

 

BIBLICAL STUDIES

 

Apologetics

Meeting Times: Wednesdays, 6:00 – 8:30 PM (blended)
Description: The primary focus of this course will be the practical application of apologetics in ministry and evangelism. Various approaches to the apologetic task will be investigated. Attention will be given to the systematic and rational defense of the Christian faith against significant contemporary challenges. Topics include such areas as tests for truth, a critique of relativism and pluralism, the problem of miracles, and the historicity of the Christian faith.
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.

 

 

CHRISTIAN STUDIES

 

The Great Commission: Evangelism

Meeting Times: Mondays & Wednesdays, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Description: This course challenges students to consider the relationship between Christ and culture by equipping students with an overview of Christian philosophy and answers to the most difficult questions posed by both believers and unbelievers. Within the theological framework, students will study major doctrines pertaining to the existence and nature of God, evil, the nature of man, Scripture as the source of truth, and Church as the body of Christ. The course introduces students to tools and models for evangelism by applying Christian philosophy in the context of sharing the Good News in a contemporary culture of competing world views and relativism. Students will perform and evaluate personal evangelistic activities.
Instructor: TBD
Course Fee: $259  (Ministry Partner discounts apply. Call 706-769-1472 for partner discount code.) Click here to register for this course.

 

GENERAL EDUCATION

 

English Composition

Meeting Times: Mondays, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM (blended)
Description: The 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: Dr. Jesse Coyne
Course Fee: $259  (Ministry Partner discounts apply. Call 706-769-1472 for partner discount code.) Click here to register for this course.