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?
Tuesdays from 6pm-9:30pm
A typical SSM class schedule looks like the following:
6:00 PM - 6:55 PM General Assembly
6:55 PM - Break and split up into classes.
7:00 PM - 7:55 PM Session 1
8:00 PM - 8:55 PM Session 2
9:00 PM - 9:30 PM Reflection with Impact Groups
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.
Are guests allowed?
Yes. Guests can visit twice for free. If the guest would like to attend SSM again, they must then enroll as a student if they would like to attend regularly.
Do you offer childcare?
Yes. If you as a parent are enrolled in SSM, your children can attend SSM Kids for free. See SSM kids section for more info.
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.
How is SSM integrated with Samuel Institute?
SSM is now partnering with the Samuel Institute, which was founded by Dr. Luke Holter, to educate students on how to be a healthy prophetic voice in their church. After this course content has been completed, the student will earn a certificate from Samuel Institute. This is only made available to second semester students. Currently enrolled SSM students will receive a special integrated rate to attend Samuel Institute online.
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 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 get ministry credentials upon graduation?
Yes, students can apply to receive a ministry certificate or license after graduation of year two. Ordination is only an option for third year students.
How much is tuition and what does it cover?
Total tuition is $600 and covers all teaching, training and online platforms. Books are not included.
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.
Each semester there is a $45 admin fee that is required.
Freedom Weekend is $220 for first semester students only.
Samuel Institute offers a reduced rate to SSM students for $150 open to second semester students only.
Do you have a referral program?
Yes. Students enrolled can receive a referral credit of of $50 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.