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Supervised Year in Ministry

All students in the MDiv and MAMC degree programs are required to enroll in the Supervised Year in Ministry Program (SYMP) for a minimum of 10 hours per week. Students will be asked to reflect critically on theological, social and personal issues as they relate to the practice of ministry in a specific context with the assistance of a mentor, on-site reflectors, and classroom peers.

Important Dates for the SYMP program: 

Spring 2017 Fall 2017
January 11 Revised Learning Covenant Due  July 28 Applications Packets for 2017-18 Due
January 22 Community Service Project Agreement Due  August 28 Fall Semester Begins
January 31 Spring Semester Begins August 30 Orientation Webinar for Mentors & On-Site Reflectors
March 21 Mid-Semester Evaluation Reports Due September 6 Learning Covenants Due
April 10-14 Holy Week Recess October 20 Mid-Semester Evaluation Reports Due
May 6 Graduating Seniors Final Evaluation Reports Due November 20-24 Thanksgiving Break
May 13 Final Evaluation Reports Due December 20 Final Evaluation Reports Due

Important Documents/Forms:  

All forms are fillable PDFs, however, forms requiring signatures cannot be signed electronically.    

Completed, signed forms may be returned via email, (all Mentor evaluation forms must be received from the Mentor's email address we have on file which verifies authenticity), fax, or regular mail to the SYMP director.



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