Ecumenical Theological Seminary
Urban Ministry Diploma
Muslim Chaplaincy Program
A Two- Year Pilot Program
The Muslim Chaplaincy Program (MCP) is a program designed for people of the Muslim faith to help them become chaplains. However, it is open to anyone who chooses to participate. There are a great number of Muslims in southeast Michigan, but only few who are educated and trained in the practice of chaplaincy, a profession that involves extending spiritual care and counseling in institutional settings.
Although there are many Muslim patients, staff and doctors in hospitals, healthcare agencies, hospices, and other extended care facilities, there are hardly any chaplains in these institutions. There is a crying need for Muslim chaplains to fill this void. The UMD-MCP program will prepare the participants to facilitate or accommodate the religious and spiritual needs of Muslims. It will not only prepare them for service to Muslims, but will also train them to provide spiritual care, and advice to others who may need them...Read more
To apply for the Muslim Chaplaincy Program go to:
http://www.etseminary.edu/admissions, or contact Dr. Anneliese Sinnott in Admissions, at 313-831-5200, ext. 218, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday-Thursday, or email Dr. Julie Kilmer, ETS Recruitment Director, who would be happy to set up a tour of our building with you.
For additional contacts, speak to either:
Anthony Carter, ext. 212
Dr. Jean Derricotte Murphy, ext. 207
Dr. Kenneth Harris, ext. 204