IICM Community Services & Urban Ministry

Certification Program Curriculum

 

The International Institute of Christian Ministries (IICM) Community Services & Urban Ministry Curriculum contains modules with teaching notes and an accompanying PowerPoint presentation that instructors anywhere in the world can adapt and present to locals who desire to be better equipped to serve their communities. However, these modules are not restricted to teachers. Anyone can read the notes and learn much about Community Service & Urban Ministry. For more information on IICM, Click Here.
 

The modules in the Community Services & Urban Ministry Curriculum are written by a variety of authors, and are presented in a variety of styles and formats. When the eight required International Institute of Christian Ministries Community Services & Urban Ministry specialization modules and the four IICM core modules are completed, a student will be eligible for the International Institute of Christian Ministries certificate in Community Services & Urban Ministry. This curriculum lays the groundwork for effective community-based ministry, whether it be from a local church or from a nonprofit organization.
 

Updated February 2013

All documents and PowerPoint presentations in this IICM Community Services & Urban Ministry curriculum are licensed to, or owned and copyrighted by,  the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists. All rights reserved.

Introduction to IICM Community Services & Urban Ministry Curriculum (pdf)

IICM Community Services & Urban Ministry Sample Certificate

IICM Community Services & Urban Ministry Attendance Record

IICM  Community Services & Urban Ministry Schedule - Generic sample

IICM & Urban Ministry Promo Postcard

 

CS 01 Theological, Historical, and Ethical Concepts of Holistic Ministry
Teaching NotesCS 01 PowerPoint Presentation

CS 02 Community Assessment and Social Capital
Teaching NotesCS 02 PowerPoint Presentation

CS 03 Performance Measurement for Effective Ministry
Teaching NotesCS 03 PowerPoint Presentation

CS 04 Ministry Development & Strategic Planning
Teaching NotesCS 04 PowerPoint Presentation

Case Study article about the W.C. Atkinson Memorial Community Service Center

CS 05 Technical Aspects of Community Serivces & Urban Ministry Content:

CS 05a Volunteer Engagement/Human Resources — Teaching Notes

CS 05b Finances & Accountability — Teaching Notes

CS 05c  Fundraising Fundamentals — Teaching Notes

CS 05d Grant Proposal Writing — Teaching Notes

CS 05e Risk Management & Legal Issues — Teaching Notes

CS 05f Centers of Influence 

CS 05g Medical Missionary Work —Comprehensive Health Ministry —CELEBRATIONS PowerPoint


CS 06 Organizational Leadership and Team Development
Teaching NotesCS 06 PowerPoint Presentation

CS 07 Ministering Across Cultures
Teaching NotesCS 07 PowerPoint Presentation

CS 08 Urban Mission 101

Elective:

CS 09 Essentials of Church Disaster Preparedness and Response
Teaching NotesCS 09 PowerPoint Presentation


IICM Core Modules:


CR 01 Spiritual Gifts - Keys to Ministry
Teaching Notes PowerPoint Presentation

CR 02 Principles of Personal Christian Witnessing
Teaching NotesPowerPoint Presentation


CR 03 Principles of Christian Leadership and Church Growth
Teaching Notes PowerPoint Presentation

CR 04 How to Teach Basic Adventist Doctrines
Teaching NotesPowerPoint Presentation