School of Ministry

Making disciples who make disciples!

Thank you for showing interest in our School of Ministry! New Hope School of Ministry is a training program that will help you grow closer to God and dive deep into learning practical ways to minister to those around you! If you feel God is tugging at your heart to grow closer to Him through the School of Ministry, we encourage you to not ignore that tug and take that step of faith!


How long is each semester?

Each semester is 11 weeks long, with breaks in between each semester. The Associates program is 6 semesters and takes place over two years (three semesters per year).

When are classes held and what do they consist of?

Classes take place on Sunday afternoons from 12:30 - 3:30 p.m. and consist of video teaching, a brief quiz, and small group discussion time. Class topics include Effective Evangelism, Intro to Theology, Biblical Survey, the Christian Family, and more!

What is the cost of a semester and what material is needed?

The cost for each semester is $115 per student and includes registration with Nation 2 Nation Christian University (the class material we use) a workbook, and snacks. Financial aid is available if needed.


The registration deadline for Fall 2019 is August 25, 2019, and classes start on September 8, 2019. Tuition may be dropped off at the church during office hours or mailed to: New Hope Christian Center, PO Box 700, Waterloo, IN 46793. 


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