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Seminary Program Goals

JCSTS' curriculum strives to deliver 5 core competencies to its learners. Each of the seminary's programs focuses on three to five of these competencies.

  • Create a justice-oriented worship ecology grounded in Jesus’ ministry that forms communities of equity, hospitality, and affirmation of God’s creation. (Worship Leadership)

  • Read the signs of the times and act as ambassadors of the gospel in the current context. (Faith Community Formation)

  • Practice theological engagement that is fluent in biblical faith and justice, and activates
    liberative action in the world. (Theological Formation)

  • Understand, appreciate, and employ cultural differences to deepen justice-oriented ministry in
    the world. (Interculturality)

  • Lead community transformation and long term systemic change. (Community

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