UTI Certificate in Church Leadership

In West Chester

The UTI Certificate Program in Church Leadership is designed to offer classes to clergy and church leaders that will equip them to administer church programs and enhance their skills in pastoral leadership.

The Certificate Program in Church Leadership is a program of the Urban Theological Institute (UTI) of United Lutheran Seminary. The UTI is dedicated to providing theological education to church leaders that is relevant and up-building for the Christian community.

The program consists of eight classes over two academic years:

  • Servant Leadership
  • Church Administration and Leadership
  • Historical Books: Genesis to Ecclesiastes (OT)
  • The Prophets: Exploration of Isaiah to Malachi (OT)
  • Pastoral Care and Servant Formation
  • The Gospels and Epistles (NT)
  • Managing Conflict in the Church
  • History and Beliefs of the Church

Participants who complete all eight courses receive the Certificate in Church Leadership.

Schedule and Fees

The seminars are held at St. Paul’s Baptist Church in West Chester, PA. Each seminar meets 2 – 2.5 hours, once a week, on Monday evenings. Classes are held from 6:30pm – 8:30pm at St. Paul’s, 1 Hagerty Blvd, West Chester, PA 19380.

The fee per seminar is $210 plus the cost of textbooks. Classes for the fall semester begin in September, and in January for the spring semester.


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Please note: VA benefits cannot be used for tuition for any certificate program.

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