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Christian Ministries

“Preparing the people of God for the work of God.”—A. J. Gordon
The world needs Christian leaders who can reflect theologically and contribute to a variety of ministry opportunities. Through extensive study of the Scriptures and theological reflection on faith and life, you will learn to hear God’s voice, expand your vision of God’s world, and extend compassion for those needing God’s love. Research, practicums, relationships with professors, and local and global ministry experience will prepare you to creatively join God’s redemptive movement in the world. You will focus your studies in one of four areas of ministry, and will automatically earn a minor in biblical studies.


Actively lead ministries throughout your time at Gordon

400-hour practicum

The 400-hour Christian ministries practicum provides hands-on experience tailored to your specific ministry interests.


90% of Gordon students are involved in on- and off-campus ministries beyond the formal Christian ministries practicum experience.

  • Bring food and conversation to people experiencing homelessness in Boston
  • Volunteer with local AWANA groups
  • Visit individuals who suffer from Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Provide transportation support and friendship to survivors of sex trafficking 
  • Build homes for families in need in the U.S. and overseas
  • Learn about peace and conflict in areas impacted by civil war
  • Practice sustainable farming

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Our location near Boston provides a wealth of diverse ministry opportunities and we’ll connect you to opportunities around the globe—at places like the Emmanuel Gospel Center in Boston, Antioch Ministries International in Germany, Intervarsity, the Salvation Army and Urban Promise.  


For more information, contact:

Dr. Sharon Ketcham
Department Chair
E [email protected] 

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