Spring School of Ministry exists to guide students into the transformation process educating them in core Biblical truths and launching them into their ministry destiny.
Spring School of Ministry is a Spirit filled school and seeks to empower students to release the power of the Holy Spirit as they identify specific gifts and ministries within themselves.
ABOUT THE SCHOOL
What does the school schedule look like?
We generally follow a normal college calendar schedule. No classes are scheduled during holiday weeks or on actual holidays throughout the year. Please refer to the semester calendar provided from the Admissions office.
What time are classes held?
Class 1 - Sundays from 9am-9:50am
Class 2 - Wednesdays from 7pm-8:30pm
How old do you have to be to attend SSM?
The minimum age is 16 unless otherwise approved by the school directors. There is no maximum age.
Do you offer childcare?
Yes. Childcare will be available Sunday mornings at 9am. On Wednesday's kids can attend our kids ministry classes. Girls will attend Girls Ministries and boys will attend Royal Rangers.
CURRICULUM & CREDITS
What is "Freedom Weekend Retreat" and why is it required?
SSM wants to ensure that students are achieving their highest potential. This retreat is designed to break free of strongholds. During this weekend there will be teaching on forgiveness, inner healing, trust building with other students and much more. This will help develop the student's intimacy with God. Students will be placed into separate groups based on gender.
Students are only required to allowed/required to attend Freedom Weekend (FW) in their first semester. Therefore, the next semesters a student attends SSM, there is no FW cost after they have met this requirement. Register for Freedom Weekend Retreat here.
What is an Impact Group?
Students are placed into groups of 5-10 students each and are led by Impact Group Leaders. These groups meet to discuss and impart teachings from class to help each individual activate spiritual giftings and achieve the most impact personally. Impact Group Leaders are also available to meet with group members to support and encourage them throughout the semester.
How long is the SSM program?
The credentialing program is currently two years long. There is a third-year program for those looking to launch into vocational ministry.
Do you require a transcript?
Are there any prerequisites needed?
Applicants should have already had a salvation experience, and exhibit a desire for spiritual growth, and a better understanding of scripture.
Can I apply for ministry credentials upon graduation?
Yes, students can apply to receive a ministry certificate or license after graduation of year two from the credentialing track only. Ordination is only an option for third year students.
How much is tuition for the credentials track and what does it cover?
The credentials track total tuition is $600 and covers all teaching, training and online platforms. Books are not included. There is no tuition for the audit track (does not allow for credit towards credentialing).
Is financial aid available?
Some donations have been given in the past from anonymous donors. This varies from semester to semester. Payment plans are available if needed. Please contact us for more information on this if needed. If you know someone who would like to contribute to your tuition and fees, you will have a personal contribution link you can give them once you have applied and been accepted.
What other fees are there?
There is a $40 non-refundable, non-transferable application fee.
Freedom Weekend is $250 for first semester students only.
Do you have a referral program?
Yes. Students enrolled can receive a referral credit of of $100 once the referred individual has completed their enrollment and made their first tuition payment. The referring student must already be enrolled in order to receive the referral credit.