SFS to Offer Courses in Omaha Spring 2011

SFS to Offer Courses in Omaha Spring 2011

November 10, 2010

November 10 Argus Leader Article

Nebraska residents will soon be able to acquire seminary education without leaving home. Sioux Falls Seminary is pleased to expand its course offerings to the Omaha area.

In Spring 2011, Sioux Falls Seminary will offer two preview courses: an Old Testament course and an inner-city immersion experience. With flexible course scheduling, including nights and weekends, working students can easily get a taste of seminary life.

For Sioux Falls Seminary, the spring preview courses are the first step in a plan to introduce full degree offerings in the Omaha area. Individuals interested in learning more about upcoming spring offerings and/or future degree program offerings are encouraged to contact the admissions department at Sioux Falls Seminary by calling 800.440.6227 or e-mailing admissions@sfseminary.edu.

Spring 2011 Course Offerings and Descriptions
This spring's preview courses will be a great opportunity for interested individuals to get a taste of seminary life and to start earning credits that can be applied toward a degree program.

Omaha Immersion Experience
March 7-11
In cooperation with Christ for the City International
Location: Inner-city Omaha
A one-week immersion experience participating in intercultural Christian ministry in inner-city Omaha. Students will survey different types of urban ministry and hear from local ministry leaders. Students will discuss key elements of Christian community development ministry with a focus on practical application in their own ministry context. 2 hours.

February 11-12, March 4-5,
March 25-26, and April 15-16
Fridays 6-10 p.m., Saturdays 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Location: To be Announced
The book of Psalms will be studied for in-depth understanding and usefulness in ministry. The course includes an overview of Writings, an introduction to the Psalms, and an in-depth study of representative psalms. 3 hours.