Coming 2021

Faith and Leadership Foundations

The Foundations program is designed for congregants, teachers, lay ministers, pastors, community organizers, and other individuals looking to grow spiritually and professionally through structured, cohort-based learning.
Select from one of three tracks, each of which consists of four, 6-week long courses.


Each week, you will complete 2 hours of online learning activities guided by Candler faculty and participate in a live discussion session over Zoom with fellow learners and a trained facilitator. Course content includes brief video lectures, short reading selections, and reflection questions designed to help you make connections to your life and ministry.


Tracks can be completed in 8 months. Participants are eligible to earn a professional certificate and up to 8 Continuing Education Units. To receive updates about our Certificate in Theological Studies, sign up for our email list.