PRE-APPLICATION QUESTIONNAIRE FOR NEW CREDENTIAL APPLICATION, REINSTATMENT APPLICATION, AND LICENSE UPGRADE APPLICATION

SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND MINISTRY NETWORK OF THE ASSEMBLIES OF GOD, INC.
307 Sturbridge Road, Chariton, MA 01507 (508) 248-3711

If you are applying for credentials for the first time, applying to reinstate your lapsed credential, or are applying to upgrade to License, this pre-application questionnaire must be submitted to the SNEMN credentialing office and it must be approved by your Senior Pastor and your sectional Presbyter prior to starting the application, reinstatement, or the upgrade to License application process.

BIBLE COLLEGE

Training in an endorsed Assemblies of God college, such as Northpoint Bible College or Valley Forge University as a biblical studies major, ministerial studies major, or other church related major:

        Certified: 2 years (48 hours of study)
        Licensed: 3 years (72 hours of study)
        Ordained: 4 years (96 hours of study)

BEREAN OR SCHOOL OF MINISTRY

Completion of the General Presbytery approved coursework and internship below through Berean School of the Bible or Assemblies of God District Schools of Ministry. If applying for License, all Certified and License courses and internship need to be completed.

        Certified - 100 Level
        1) 101 Introduction to Hermeneutics
        2) 102 Introduction to Pentecostal Doctrine
        3) 103 Synoptic Gospels
        4) 104 Prison Epistles
        5) 105 Acts
        6) 106 The Local Church in Evangelism
        7) 107 AG History, Missions, and Governance, Polity
        8) 108 Relationships and Ethics in Ministry
        9) 109 Spirit Empowered Churches
        10) Beginning Ministerial Internship

If applying to be Certified, all 9 Certified courses AND the Certified Internship need to be completed

        License, 200 Level
        1) 201 Introduction to Theology
        2) 202 New Testament Survey
        3) 203 Old Testament Survey
        4) 204 Romans
        5) 205 Introduction to Homiletics
        6) 206 Eschatology
        7) 207 Effective Leadership
        8) 208 Introduction to AG Missions
        9) 209 Conflict Resolution
        10) Intermediate Ministerial Internship

If applying directly to be Licensed, all Certified and License courses need to be completed as well as the Certified Internship and the License Internship

        Ordination, 300 Level
        1) 301 Prayer
        2) 302 Worship
        3) 303 Pentateuch
        4) 304 Poetic Books
        5) 305 Multi Cultural Ministry
        6) 306 Church Administration, Law, and Finance
        7) 307 Pastoral Ministry
        8) 308 I and II Corinthians
        9) Advanced Ministerial Internship

YOUR SIGNATURE

PERSONAL/MINISTRY INVENTORY

Rate the quality and/or effectiveness of the following aspects of your life as a minister or your preparation for ministry. Mark N/A for any item not applicable to your present level of ministry.

My Personal Life.

My Family Life (for Ministers with Spouses and/or Children)

My Ministry and Leadership Practices

My Relationships With...

PERSONAL TESTIMONY

CALL TO MINISTRY