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PAR Certificate Program in Generational Ministry

Productive Aging Resources (PAR) Institute announces the beginning of an online certificate program in Generational Ministry for People in the Second Half of Life. Ultimately, there will be six courses and a project. These courses are designed to provide training for ministry with middle and older generations in a church setting. The first course is now open.

Contact us to more about the Generational Ministry certificate program.

Productive Aging Resources Institute

OUR COURSES INCLUDE PAR 101: Elderhood in the 21st Century PAR 102: The Generational Church
PAR 201: Ministry to, with, and by the Generations PAR 202: Program Development for Generational Ministries
PAR 301: Administering Programs in Generational Ministries PAR 302: Leadership of Generational Ministries
PAR 400: Ministry Project/Praxis
Each course earns 10 hrs. (1 CEU) of continuing education credit for ministers, professional counselors, social workers and other mental health professionals.

Jim P. Hughes, Ph.D.

Dr. Hughes has worked among senior adults for more than two decades. He has trained over 1,000 church leaders in conferences and workshops across the nation. He spent fifteen years developing a model for church ministry with older adults. His BA is in Bible; MA in New Testament; MS in gerontology and his Ph.D. in educational gerontology. He continues to lead workshops and speak at conferences on the subject of generational ministries in local churches. Dr. Hughes is the author of two books and several articles on ministry with older persons.

Jim P. Hughes, PhD




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