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Discover how your studies and experiences—in any discipline—can contribute to the life and health of the church.
At Calvin, you'll learn how to confront injustice and promote renewal in your community, whether it's through preaching, teaching, service, evangelism, or faithful work in your career. But you won't just be handed a book—you're invited to volunteer in the community and complete an internship that immerses you in the daily habits and joys of ministry. All along the way, you'll ask challenging questions about how your learning and perspective can help sustain the life of the church.
With a minor in ministry leadership, you'll discover how your major, no matter what it is, can work toward justice and hope in your church community, neighborhood, and professional field.
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