Foundations in Christian Ministry

The Foundations for Christian Ministry program provides essential biblical and theological training for those seeking ordination to the permanent diaconate or exercising lay ministry in an Anglican church. No prior theological education is required. Stimulating but not overly strenuous, these online courses introduce students to a deeper level of understanding about the Christian faith and Anglican essentials.

Module 1: Biblical Foundations (four courses, self-paced, $350)

  • Old Testament Foundations
  • New Testament Foundations
  • Hearing God Speak: An Introduction to the Bible
  • The Story of Scripture: Biblical Theology Overview

Module 2: Doctrine and Theology (four courses, self-paced, $350)

  • Church History
  • The Apostles Creed
  • The Lord’s Prayer
  • Being Human: Gender, Sexuality, Fulfillment

Module 3: Anglican Essentials

  • Introduction to Anglicanism ($350)
  • Essentials of Anglican Theology ($350)

If you have any questions, please contact the Rev’d Dr. Sam Fornecker (SFornecker@RidleyInstitute.com or 843.284.4321).