Mentored Ministry Schedules and Due Dates

Field Unit Assignments Due Dates:

Mark your calendar now with these due dates. Please never ask your mentors to submit for you. If you need an extension please contact the MM Office before the due date. A learning covenant (or LC Update) is due every semester/unit you are registered for MM.

 

Directions and forms for all assignments are found on the MM section of the GCTS website: https://gordonconwell.edu/new-england-mentored-ministry/students/field-unit-assignments/  ß ¶

ASSIGNMENT:

DUE DATES
For both single and double units: Summer 2021, Fall 2021, Spring 2022 schedules
LEARNING COVENANT

Initial & Update

 

Application to Mentor

 Friday May 28th

15% of grade for single units; 10% for double units

Monday September 27th

15% of grade for single units; 10% for double units

Monday February 8th

15% of grade for single units; 10% for double units

REFLECTION TOOL

For students doing double field units only.

(Choose one RT of your choice here – scroll down)

Friday July 2th  

10% of grade

For those doing double field units only

Monday November 1st

10% of grade

For those doing double field units only

Monday March 14th

10% of grade

For those doing double field units only

PROGRESS REPORT

If you are continuing to work at the site.

 

FINAL EVALUATION     

If this is your final unit at the site.


Friday August 20th 15% of grade for single units; 10% for double units
 

Friday May 7th

15% of grade for single units; 10% for double units

 

Monday May 2nd

15% of grade for single units; 10% for double units

  • MM501 Meeting Schedule (Orientation Unit)
    • Mentored Ministry Orientation & Vocational Formation Class MM 501 – Fall 2021
      • Fully Online

      Please mark your calendar right away with these dates.

      CLASS SCHEDULE & ASSIGNMENTS: 

      Session 1 Dr. Horvath    

      Introductions
      Why Mentored Ministry?
      The Importance of Integration of Theology and Praxis

      “Nuts & Bolts” Overview of the Structure and Function of Mentored Ministry:

      * The MM Syllabus & Web Pages

      * Requirements (field units & assignments)

      * The Mentoring Commitment

                  Choosing a Mentored Ministry Situation: various options

       

      Assignment #1: Complete and submit the New Student Info Sheet in Canvas.

       

      Session 2Dr. Kim

      Church Habitats: Congregations and Their Contexts, Life Cycle/Stages of Churches

      Denominations

       

      Session 3Dr. Horvath with Student Panel

      Current Students who have finished or are finishing their Mentored Ministry share their perspectives and experiences (highlights, challenges, spiritual life and best advice).

       

      Session 4Dr. Kim   

      Understanding Call & Ordination

       

      Session 5 Dr. Horvath with Mentor Panel

      Local mentors who have worked with GCTS students share their experiences, perspective and advice.

       

      Session 6Dr. Kim

                  Case Study Discussion – Expectations

      Assignment #2: Complete online IDAK Talent Discovery Guide (TDG).

       

      Session 7Dr. Horvath

      IDAK Talent Discovery Guide Debrief – Have your TDG Results in front of you when
      viewing the video.

      Assignment #3: Complete online Wagner Enneagram.  Share your Type and Wing in your Response Paper.

       

      Session 8Dr. Horvath     

      Enneagram Debrief & Discussion #1.  Have your results with you when viewing the video.

       

      Session 9Dr. Horvath

      Enneagram Debrief & Discussion #2.  Have your results with you when viewing the video. Developing a Rule of Life.

      Assignment #4: Personal Mentored Ministry Plan.

       

      Session 10Dr. Horvath

      Next Steps, Keeping Graduation & Employment in Mind

      Review, Exit Quiz, Class Evaluation, Final Q & A

       

      All Assignments, including Reflection Papers due by the Last Day for Written Work

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