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1013 8th Avenue
Seattle, WA, 98104
United States


The mission of Seattle Presbytery is to participate, in word and deed, in God’s transforming work through the Gospel of Jesus Christ: †by strengthening the witness and mission of our congregations and members and by building strong partnerships with each other and the larger Christian community.

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Certificate in Children, Youth & Family Ministry Jan, 2011

Seattle Presbytery

Trinity Lutheran College, in Everett, will offer a three-week Certificate Program in Children, Youth & Family Ministry, January 3-21, 2011.  The program is designed to equip church staff, volunteers, and pastors for effective leadership in congregational children, youth, and family ministry.  It is a terrific opportunity for professional development or those who want to become more involved in children’s and youth ministry.

Students learn from a team of four faculty in a seminar format, including class discussions, presentations, conversations about readings, videos, role plays, and more.  Topics include biblical and theological foundations for faith formation, Bible study methods, human lifespan development (birth through end-of-life), counseling and relational skills, and program administration, as well as creative programming for service projects, Confirmation, intergenerational ministry, managing volunteers, spiritual formation, and more.

For additional information about training content, costs, housing options, and registration, visit or contact Rev. David Ellingson at 425.249.4722 or