District School of Ministry

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A great new way to meet educational
requirements to become a credentialed minister
or to advance to the next level!
The Wisconsin/Northern Michigan Ministries Network launched the District School of Ministry (DSOM) in September of 2009. This program is designed to help people complete the academic requirements for credentialing with the Assemblies of God.
*Keep the cost of your education to a minimum.
*Add a classroom dimension to your study.
*Complete an entire credential level of courses in less than a year.
*Stay on track with a planned timeline.
*Attend modular classes one weekend a month.
*Build relationships in the District.
*Interact with experienced ministers.
The District School of Ministry also offers lay people the opportunity to improve their ministry skills. Students can earn a Lay Ministry Certificate.

CONTACT INFORMATION

The Wisconsin/Northern Michigan District School of Ministry (DSOM)

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Dr. Rick Painter, Academic Dean

rick@impactschool.us
(414) 394-9128

 

 

Dawn Winrich, Enrollment Coordinator

dawn@wnmdag.org
(715) 258-8118      

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Welcome to the DSOM Registration Page!

We are excited that you have decided to start or continue your education with us!

New to DSOM? Want more details? Check out the "New to DSOM" tab at the top of the page!  Also check out the "First-Class Expectation" tab.

If you are an existing student click on the REGISTER NOW  button below to register for class. You will need to know your curent level and class name.

Have more questions? Please give us a call at (715) 258-8118 or dawn@wnmdag.org

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Have you just heard about DSOM?  About to start class and have questions?

Below you will find important information on what to expect as a new student.

WHEN DOES CLASS START? 

Friday:
5:30 pm - Registration/Check -in
6:00 - Orientation
6:30 - Class starts

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HOW DO I REGISTER?

We made signing up for DSOM as painless as possible.  All you have to do is click here to go to our Registration page.  Fill in all the blanks and hit submit!  


ONCE I REGISTER...THEN WHAT?

Time to order your book! You can click here or go to the Books tab at the top of this page. This will show you how to order your books. You will get an email within 3 - 5 days with all the study guides as Microsoft Word documents in your email. You will use your textbook to complete your homework assignment.

HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?

Admission: $25.00 (one time cost)

Class fee: $55.00 (per class)

Housing: $20.00 (per person)

Other costs: textbook and food (these are the responsibility of the student)

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HOW ARE GRADES CALCULATED?

DSOM determines course grades using the following method:

Reading the book : 20%

Study Guide: 20%

Class Attendance:  20%

Test: 40%

90-100 = A  80-89= B  70-79 = C

Below a 70 is not successfully completing the course

WHEN CAN I START?

Here at DSOM you can jump in at any time.  Just remember to allow enough time to register, order the textbook and have time to complete your assignments.  First time students are encouraged to allow at least 30 days before class to register.  This will allow enough time to receive your book and have time to complete the homework.

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THERE'S A TEST!

HOW TO PREPARE:

Tests are given at 8:20 AM on Saturday. All your test questions will come from your homework.

As you are preparing for class and doing your homework, you are already studying for the test.

What is a normal test like?  Most tests are 50 questions (True/False and Multiple Choice).

 
Have more questions?  Contact us at (715) 258-8118 or dawn@wnmdag.org 

 

2017-18 Schedules
Waupaca location
Date Certified level License level Ordained level
2017
Sept. 15-16

Acts

New Testament Survey Pastoral Counseling*
Oct. 20-21 How to Interpret the Bible Old Testament Survey Church Admin., Law & Finance
Nov. 10-11 Synoptic Gospel Missions Prayer & Worship
2018
Jan. 19-20 Relationship & Ethics in Ministry Conflict Management Pastoral Ministry
Feb. 16-17 Evangelism Leadership Skills Preaching in Cultural Context
Mar. 16-17 AG HIstory, Mission & Governance Romans Corinthians
May 18-19 Prison Epistles Intro to Theology Pentateuch
June 15-16 Pentecostial Doctrine Homiletics Poetic Books
Aug. 17-18 No Class Eschatology No Class

* Note that Pastoral Counseling is not a General Council required course for ordination, but it is a valuable course for those involved in pastoral ministry.

 Fridays:  5:30 - 9:30 pm
Saturdays:  8:30am- 12:30pm

 

 

Milwaukee location
Date Certified level License level Ordained level
2017
Sept. 15-16

Evangelism

Missions No Class
Oct. 20-21 Pentecostal Doctrine Homiletics No Class
Nov. 17-18 How to Intpret the Bible Old Testament Survey No Class
2018
Jan. 19-20 Synoptic Gospel Leadership Skills No Class
Feb. 16-17 AG History, Mission & Governance Romans No Class
Mar. 16-17 Prison Epistles Intro to Theology No Class
May 18-19 Relationship & Ethics in Ministry Conflict Management Pastoral Ministry
June 15-16 No Class Eschatology
Aug. 17-18 Acts New Testament No Class
Fridays:  5:30 - 9:30 pm
Saturdays:  8:30am- 12:30pm

 

How to Find Books

Have you registered for class and now need your textbook?

We have an agreement with Christian Book Distributors to secure the best price for the books used in DSOM. We still encourage you to check out other sites that sell books to see if there might be further savings. Click the Christianbook.com logo below to purchase your books.  When the page opens, choose the “Wisconsin/Northern Michigan” District. After you select “Wisconsin/Northern Michigan” another dropdown box appears allowing you to choose the level for which you will buy books. Choose your books and checkout. It is that simple!

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Book List

Certified
(Course/Textbook)
Licensed
(Course/Textbook)
Ordained
(Course/Textbook)

Course: Synoptic Gospels

Book: Jesus the Messiah, Stein

Course: Old Testament Survey

Book: Encountering the Old Testament, Arnold & Beyer

Course: Corinthians

Book: 1 & 2 Cortinthians: Logion Commentary, Horton

Course: Prison Epsitles

Book: Paul for Everyone: The Prison Letters by N.T. Wright, 2004

Course: New Testament Survey

Book: New Testament Survey, Tenney & Dunnett

Course: Pentateuch

Book: An Introduction to Old Testament Pentateuch, Wolf

Course: Acts

Book: Acts: A Logion Press Commentary, Horton

Course: Romans

Book: The Message of Romans, Stott

Course: Poetic Books

Book: An Introduction to Old Testament Poetic Books, Bullock

Course: How to Interpret the Bible

Book: Living by the Book (rev. ed.), Hendricks

Course: Homiletics

Book: Biblical Preaching (2nd ed.), Robinson

Course: Preaching in Cultural Context

Book: Preaching to a Shifting Culture, Gibson

Course: Evangelism

Book: Becoming a Contagious Church, Mittleberg

Course: Leadership Skills

Book: The Empowered Leader, Miller

Course: Church Admin., Law, and Finance

Book: Leadership Handbook on Management & Administration (rev. & exp.), Berkley

Course: Relationships & Ethics in Ministry

Book: Ministerial Ethics: A Guide to Spirit-Filled Leaders, Pierce

Course: Conflict Management

Book: Making Peace: A Guide to Overcoming Church Conflict, Van Yperen

Course: Course: Pastoral Ministry

Book: Shepherding the Church, Stowell

Course: Pentecostal Doctrine

Book: Bible Doctrines: A Pentecostal Perspective, Menzie & Horton

Course: Missions

Book: Missions in the Age of the Spirit, York

Course: Prayer & Worship

Book: The Reward of Worship, Hayford

Course: AG History, Missions & Governanace

Book: People of the Spirit, McGee

Course: Introductions to Theology

Book: Systematic Theology (rev. ed.), Horton

Course:Pastoral Counseling

Book:Complete Guide to Crisis and Trauma Counseling,Wright

Course: Eschatology

Book: Our Destiny: Biblical Teachings on the Last Things, Horton

Please direct correspondence questions to:     Dr. Rick Painter: rick@impactschool.us

Please direct registration and financial questions to:   Dawn Winrich: dawn@wnmdag.org

 

What to Expect for the First Class

Before you come, make sure you have your study guide and a copy with you.

Friday:

5:30 - 6:00 pm    Arrive/Check-in  (hand in original study guide)
6:00 - 6:30 pm    Orientation/Devotion
6:30 - 9:30 pm    Class starts (you will be going over the study guide - you will need your copy)

Saturday:

8:30 am               Test
9:30 am  - noon    Lecture/Q & A

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Waupaca location:   Spencer Lake Christian Center
Milwaukee location:  City on a Hill

Items to bring with you:  Sleeping bag, pillow, extra blanket, towels, shower supplies.

NOTE:

Friday evening we provide snacks, water, soda and coffee.

Saturday morning we provide a light breakfast/morning snacks, coffee, soda and water.

More questions?  Contact Dawn at 715.258.8118 or dawn@wnmdag.org

 

 

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Qué es DSOM?

DSOM es la Escuela Ministerial del Distrito. El enfoque principal es capacitar tanto bíblica como éticamente a todo aquel que tenga una inquietud por el ministerio o por conocer mas profundamente sobre la palabra de Dios. Este año las clases en español se estarán impartiendo en el edificio de FVCF.  DSOM, está autorizada por las Asambleas de Dios y permite cumplir con los requisitos educacionales para personas que desean aplicar para Credenciales Oficiales Ministeriales de las Asambleas de Dios válidas en los USA y otros muchos países.

Qué debo Hacer ?

  1. Matricúlese en el Nivel de credencial correspondiente. (Existen 3 Niveles diferentes)
  2. Regístrese mensualmente a su clase.
  3. Lea el libro de texto y complete la guía de estudio antes de venir a la clase.
  4. Asista a clase.
  5. Apruebe el examen.
  6. Ya ha completado un curso..!
  Qué Beneficios tiene ?
  • Obtener una fuerte Base Bíblica.
  • Establecer una Formación Espiritual.
  • Desarrollar Carácter, Ética e Integridad Ministerial.
  • Es local: No tienes que ir a vivir fuera. 
  • Es Accesible para quien no puede matricularse en una Universidad Cristiana.
  • Es económico.
  • Es Válido Académicamente.
  • Los cursos tienen un formato flexible.
  • Se acomoda al estilo de vida, tiempo y disciplina de estudio de cada alumno.
  • Permite la aplicación para Credenciales.
  • Oportunidad directa de un Mentor Personal.
  • Se abren puertas para ministrar dentro de la Red de A.D. (mas de 240.000 iglesias en el mundo)
  • Se desarrollan relaciones y amistades duraderas.
 

FOX VALLEY CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP
1200 W. Kimberly Ave., Kimberly, WI 54136

Coordinador: Rev. Lucas Bressan
Teléfono: 920-991-1117

e-mail: lucas@fvcf.org

 
   

 

Cursos y Clases   Libros de texto

PRIMER NIVEL CERTIFICACION 2017-18

23 de Sep.-  Hechos.

21 de Oct.-  Doctrina Pentecostal

18 de Nov.- Cómo Interpretar la Biblia.

20 de Ene.-  Ética Ministerial

17 de Feb.-  Evangelismo.

17 de Mar.- AD Doctrina, Gobierno y Misión.

19 de May.- Evangelios de la prisión.

17 de Jun.-  Evangelios Sinópticos.

 

El Libro de los Hechos * Horton

Doctinas  Biblicas Pentecostal  *Menzie & Horton

Lectura Eficaz de la Bibla * Stuart y Fee

Etica Ministerial * Pierce

Cristiano Contagioso  *Mittleberg

Historia, Misiones Y GOB (Global University)

Comentario Biblico Mundo Hispano (Global University)

La Vida de Cristo * Riggs 

SEGUNDO NIVEL LICENCIA 2017-18

23 de Sep.-  Nuevo Testamento.

21 de Oct.-  Antiguo Testamento.

18 de Nov.- Misiones.

20 de Ene.-  Manejo de Conflictos.

17 de Feb.-  Liderazgo.

17 de Mar.- Romanos.

19 de May.- Introducción al a Teología.

16 de Jun.-.  Homiletica.

11 de Jul.-   Escatología.

  Nuestro Nuevo Testamento  *Merrill Tenny

Introduccion al Antiguo Testamento *Guillermo Ramirez Munoz

Las Misiones en la era del Espiritu    *John York

El Pastor Pacificador   *Alfred Poirier

Las 21 Leyes Irrefutables del Liderazgo *John Maxwell

Comentario Biblico Mundo Hispano:  Romanos Tomo 19

Teologia Sistematic   * Stanley Horton

Predicando Con Frescura  * Bruce Mawhinney

Neustro Destino    * Stanley Horton

TERCER NIVEL ORDENACION 2017-18

23 de Sep.-  Libros Poéticos.

20 de Ene.-  Corintios.

17 de Feb.-  Predicando en el Contexto Cultural. 


17 de Mar.- Consejería Pastoral.

__ de Apr.-  Oración y Adoración.

19 de May.- Ministerio Pastoral.

16 de Jun.-.  Administración, Leyes y finanzas.

 

21 de Jul.- Pentateuco

 

Los Libros Poéticos   *Scott Ellington

El Pentateuco  *René Arancibia

La predicación en el mundo contemporáneo
     *por Doug Oss, Rochelle Cathcart y David Crosby

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La oración y la adoración  *David Gómez

Ministerio Pastoral- Serie fe y accion  *Richard Exley, Don Exley   

Administración de la iglesia, finanzas y ley
     *por Joseph W. Kilpatrick y Randy J. Hedlun

Primera y Segunda de Corintios  *Quentin McGee