Certificate in Continuing Education in Congregational Approaches to Technology in Ministry

Lexington Theological Seminary’s new Continuing Education opportunity for pastors and congregational lay leaders prepares you for more effective leadership as we unpack issues that directly impact ministry today.

This six-course series is designed to meet the needs of today’s leaders in the church, allowing you to study online and earn 8 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) within a 12-month timeline, culminating in a Certificate in Continuing Education. Applications must be completed by July 31, 2021. For further information, contact Rev. Carol Devine, Director of Admissions at cdevine@lextheo.edu.

Note that as a certificate student you must comply with some basic requirements to obtain continuing education credit.  You are required to post at least twice a week in the discussion board, and you must show evidence that you have read up to 70 percent of the assigned reading material.

Cost: $1,110
Make 12 monthly payments of $92.50 each OR prepay a discounted rate of $1,000 (cost includes tuition and academic fees). A $65 application fee is required.

Beginning August 30, 2021

Digital Media and Discipleship (August 30-September 25, 2021)
Dr. Narola McFayden has taught at Union Presbyterian Semianry and Baptist Theological Seminary in Richmond, VA.  she is contingent faculty of Religion Education at LTS.

Pastoral Care in a Digital Age (September 27-October 23, 2021)
Dr. Richard Coble is an ordained Minister of Word and Sacrament in the Presbyterian Church (USA) and serves as an associate pastor for Grace Covenant Presbyterian Church in Asheville, NC.  He is contingent faculty of Pastoral Care for LTS.

Technology as a New Form of Sacred (November 8-21, 2021)
Dr. Michael Grigoni, the Visiting Assistant Professor of Theology and Roman Catholic Studies at LTS, is a social ethicist who has done extensive work on guns and violence in the United States. He is an accomplished musician.

Ecclesiologies for Avatars to Zoom (February 28-March 26, 2022)
Dr. Christopher Rodkey is pastor of St. Paul’s UCC in Dallastown, PA, and the author several books, including a series of devotional coloring books for Chalice Press. He is contingent faculty of Theology at LTS.

Tech Basics for Pastors and Congregational Life (March 28-April 9, 2022)
Ms. Dominique Highfil is the Instructional Designer and Technologist and resident guru for all things tech related at LTS. She provides leadership and guidance for the upkeep of our innovative, robust, and secure information technology environment.

Digitally Mediated Worship (May 2-28, 2022)
Dr. Lis Valle is Assistant Professor of Homiletics and Worship and Director of Community Worship Life at McCormick Theological Seminary, where her research interests lie at the intersection of preaching, worship, and performance studies. Dr. Valle is contingent faculty of Worship at LTS.