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Serving Together

Mission in the local church

A variety of courses designed to support men and women who serve in the local church. We offer courses for elders, deacons, youth workers and  Sunday School teachers.

Setting Out

Preparing for Mission​

We offer a wide variety of mission courses and mentoring options designed to prepare, support and encourage those who are about to enter into mission work.

Time Out

Refreshment for Mission

We offer a personalised course of study to supplement your theological training or the opportunity to get away and do some serious thinking and research.

Digging Deep

Research for Mission

At postgraduate level, we offer both a Research Masters and a Taught Masters to enable you to engage in top level learning as you focus on theology and mission.

Preparing people for mission in Scotland and throughout the world.

Using the wealth of resources at Edinburgh Theological Seminary, the Centre for Mission is being developed with the aim of providing every Christian in the church with the support, encouragement and facilities they need to serve God, whether at home or abroad.

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Dr Federico Villanueva - 'The Tragic Loss of Biblical Lament'

Featured Courses

Postgraduate Studies | MTh in Missiology

This postgraduate programme with Edinburgh Theological Seminary is attractive to those whose want to develop their academic interests in mission, whether local or global, and to develop knowledge and skills that will make them more effective in their chosen career.

Gifts for Local Mission| Eldership Training

One of the greatest privileges is to serve in the church of Jesus Christ as an elder.  It is also a task that involves great responsibility. This course is designed to equip and encourage serving elders in the local church by exploring the unique set of opportunities, tasks and challenges before them.

Preparing for Mission | Rural Church Revitalisation

This mentoring course is intended to help mission candidates who expect to serve the Lord in rural church revitalisation gain invaluable input from those who have already served in rural church revitalisation.

World Mission Lectures

A series of themed day events at Edinburgh Theological Seminary, designed to provide insight into the variety of challenges and opportunities involved in modern day mission.

Mission in Rural Communities

Mission to the Jewish People

Mission and Bible Translations

Mission in the 21st Century

The Origins of World Mission

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