Brethren Leadership Institute

BLI is an Academy Certified Training System of the Brethren Academy of Ministerial Leadership. 

You may be exploring ministry, answering a call to ministry, and/or seeking further education. We will prayerfully support you on this journey.

The 3-year program consists of 12 courses, 3 Practice of Ministry Days, completion of a portfolio, etc. For more, read our student handbook.

There are no prerequisites to these courses. Anyone may enroll, one course at a time. Contact us for more information: [email protected], 260-274-0396.

Program Costs: 
$50 application fee
$15 background check
$50 orientation day fee
$75 per course (plus textbooks and materials)
$25 late registration fee
$40 fee to audit
$10 fee for CEU certificate
$150 Practice of Ministry Day fees ($50 each for 3 days)
$50 graduation fee

Next BLI Course:

Introduction to Pastoral Care

Instructor: Tim Waits
Organizational Meeting Date: 
Tuesday, January 24, 2023
7:00 PM, via Zoom

see flyer here for more details

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Practice of Ministry Day

Pastoral Care at the End of Life
Date: TBD

Instructors: 

Denise Schwaberow 
Chaplain, Heart to Heart Hospice

Laura Stone
Chaplain, Timbercrest Retirement Community

see flyer here for more details



For more information 
or to register for either, call or email:

[email protected]
260-274-0396