Ministry and Context

An Online Class



March 11-April 5, 2019


Ministry always happens in a specific time and place, and learning how to read context is crucial for the practice of effective ministry. Drawing on resources from sociology and theology, participants will learn basic skills for reading context and discerning the impact ministry and communities can have on each other. The class will be self-paced and available for participants to engage with the instruction at their own convenience, i.e., offered asynchronously. Co-sponsored with the Metro-Urban Institute, PTS.


R. Drew Smith, Professor of Urban Ministry, PTS

Registration / CEUs

Registration is now closed for this class.

Fee: $100; Maximum enrollment 15. Final date to enroll is Feb. 24, 2019.

CEUs: 1.0; Certificate available upon request.


E-mail or call 412-924-1345.