Courses in the Community

Seminary courses for everyone


In-depth courses designed for your church or community and led by faculty from Emory’s Candler School of Theology.

Master Classes

Ranging from 10-14 weeks, these seminary-level courses are open to both community participants and Candler students. Taught in local congregations or online, with no application required.

Short Courses

Ranging from 3-6 weeks, these courses are conducted in partnership with churches and other organizations in and beyond Atlanta. Courses cover a variety of topics, from the Bible and theology to social justice and Christian leadership.

Hosting Courses

Interested in hosting a Candler Foundry course at your church or community?

Submit the form below or email us at

Download Available Courses and Instructors

Past Courses

Approaches to Criminal Justice Ministry