The program will start the week of July 10 and be offered from 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. CT
A new, all LCMS Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) program is being offered online to ordained and commissioned ministers. The program will be taught by CPE supervisors Rev. Jeffery Scheer of Lutheran Senior Services CPE, and Rev. Joel Hempel, interim director, ONM Specialized Pastoral Ministry.
The program includes 14 hours per week of required ministry, seven of which must be in one-on-one pastoral care. The ministry context may include one’s current place of ministry. A ministry covenant with one’s place of ministry will be among the requirements.
Tuition: $1,500.00. Scholarship assistance is available up to $1,000.00 from the Office of SPM, LCMS. Apply by completing and submitting a SPM Scholarship Form linked at www.lcms.org/spm.
To apply for the E-CPE program, go to http://lssliving.org/pastoral-care/clinical-pastoral education/. An online interview using the Zoom platform will be part of the application process.