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Mission and Ministry units

Courses designed for to equip you for mission and ministry in the 21st century.

This selection of courses from Cliff College cover essential topics such as Evangelism and Christian Mission, Pastoral Practice and Growing in Leadership. The majority of teaching and learning for these units takes place online, with some courses offering an in-person seminar day Cliff College or at other locations around the UK. These seminar days will also be available online.

Each course offers a combination of video content, reading and independent study and online learning exercises. You will also be asked to contribute to discussion boards where you will be able to share your thoughts, learning and research with other students taking this course. These discussion board contributions, along with a creative written assessment and a recorded presentation, will form the marked elements of your unit.

Each course takes three months to complete and can be taken as standalone units, or as part of the Foundations for Mission and Ministry programme. The following courses are available in 2022-23:

Unit titleUnit start dateSeminar day
Integrating Theology and Practice *1 October 2022Friday 25 November at Cliff College or online
Reading the New Testament1 October 2022

Saturday 19 November online

Pastoral Practice *14 January 2023Friday 17 February at Cliff College or online

Friday 24 February at Edgehill House

Exploring Church History14 January 2023

Saturday 14 January online

Ministry in the Methodist Tradition *1 April 2023Friday 12 May at Cliff College or online

Saturday 20 May at Edgehill House

Evangelism and Christian Mission *1 April 2023Wednesday 17 May at Edgehill House or online

Saturday 27 May at Cliff College

* these units are part of the Foundations for Mission and Ministry programme

Cliff College is an approved partner of The University of Manchester. These units have been developed by Cliff College and lead to the award of undergraduate credit from The University of Manchester.

Foundations for Mission and Ministry programme

The Foundations for Mission and Ministry programme is a combination of six Mission and Ministry units, taught over two years. Find out more about this programme here.