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Pastoral Ministry


Pastoral Ministry courses are designed to equip the you with a philosophy of ministry as well as practical skills in the major areas of pastoral ministry. Learn how to meet the needs of your congregation and grow in the areas of preaching, pastoral care and leadership. Gain advanced skills to connect the gospel to this generation, to counsel those in need, and to disciple future leaders.


Degree Options

Pastoral Ministry

Master of Divinity
The best option for those who are called to full time ministry.

Doctor of Ministry
A professional degree that will enhance your ministry practice by providing mentored reflection on God and the scriptures as the foundation of your ministry.

Master of Arts - Christian Studies (Mandarin) 基督教研究文学硕士
Raising a new generation of Chinese Christian leaders, educators and cultural missionaries.

Master of Divinity (Mandarin) 道学硕士
Training pastors in their native language, with the knowledge, formation and skills they need to succeed in their specific context.


Pastoral Ministry

Randy Wollf, PhD

Kenton C. Anderson, PhD


ACTS Seminaries welcomes applicants who confess faith in Jesus, are members in or connected with a local church, and possess a desire for academic and spiritual growth within the ACTS Seminaries community. A completed bachelor degree from an accredited university or college is the standard academic prerequisite.

Step 1 - choose your degree program
Step 2 - fill out the application form at
Step3 - submit your references and transcripts

The seminaries that constitute the Associated Canadian Theological Schools admit qualified women and men of any race, nationality or ethnic origin. Please note that meeting the minimum admission requirements does not guarantee admission. ACTS may consider applicants who do not meet the minimum academic requirements, provided they can demonstrate the ability to succeed at the graduate level.