One of the special gifts of the Stevenson School is its ability to support you in the path towards priesthood without assuming that you are going to leave full-time employment or relocate to a traditional seminary. Many of the priest positions in the Episcopal Church in general and in our diocese in particular will require you to maintain some other form of employment, thereby becoming a bi-vocational priest.
Fulfilling all the requirements of the Stevenson School for a certificate does not guarantee your ordination. Your Bishop and your Commission on Ministry will make final determinations. However, our curriculum leading to a certificate is an ideal way to prepare you for this ministry.
To apply for this certification track, please send an email to either Dean Robyn Szoke-Coolidge or Associate Dean Michael Nailor indicating your interest. We will then send you an electronic application to be completed and returned to us.
For this curriculum information in grid form, click here.
(Minimum of 20 Courses for Certificate)
The canons (III.6.5.f and III.8.5.g) require that preparation for ordination in all orders shall include training regarding: