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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Institute of Leadership and Ministry, Inc. | Evaluated Learning Experience

MIN-004 Introduction to the Basics of the Urban Church Ministry / Introducción a los fundamentos del ministerio en una iglesia urbana

Course Category: 

50 hours (5 weeks).

Various; distance learning format.

September 2021 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Online/distance learning
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: Communicate the theological and biblical rationale for urban ministry performance; identify the different models of an effective urban church planting; have the ability to summarize the content of the course in a model of urban evangelism that is viable; evaluate contemporary urban ministries in light of biblical principles; identify the gifts and the call to evangelization within the urban context.


Instruction is offered completely online or in synchronous format through the use of study guides, required and supplemental readings, quizzes, homework, lab-required interaction with the instructor, and/or final exams. The course assesses students’ end-of-course knowledge and skills in an online format. Major topics taught in this course include the study of the ministerial mission of the church in large cities. It presents the biblical rationale for any ministry, so that it is efficient and effective in the parts in which it is implemented. Identify model resources and strategies endorsed by scholars of urban missions. The conferences will emphasize a comprehensive ministry that serves all the needs of the urban community.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Ministry, or Christian Leadership (9/21).