Jesus commissioned his disciples to go, make, and teachdisciples (Matthew 28:19-20a). The church’s educational ministry plays anessential role in its efforts to fulfill the Great Commission, facilitating thelifelong trans/formation of faith.

During this course, we will explore:

·  the importance of educational ministry;

·  the ways in which the church carries out thisministry in both formal and informal ways;

·  the variety of ways in which people learn and grow;and

·  the particularities of engaging in educationalministry with people across the lifespan.

As a result, students will take away both an enrichedtheoretical understanding of the church’s educational ministry as well asenhanced practical skills for teaching and learning within the faith community.