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Sabah Theological Seminary offering Christian Social Concern Course

Posted by: STS on Jan 18, 2011 – 11:00 PM | Read 2796 times

Sabah Theological SeminaryBased on the Christian biblical mandate to express love, care and concern within society, Sabah Theological Seminary now endeavors to develop a new department to facilitate and nurture theological students in attaining professionalism in providing Christian Social Concern services. Students who choose this particular track will be provided with exposure in theology of social care, techniques of human services, human behaviour and social environment, community care and social work management. Sufficient practicum hours will also be provided. On graduation, students of the Social Concern track will be well equipped to establish, manage and serve in social concern institutions of the church, and provide community services to people of all ages within the wider community.

Dr Thu En Yu, PrincipalEnrolment
Student may decide to pursue the social conern track either at the beginning of their theological training or on completion of their first year. The same applies to student who enrolled in the M Div programme.

The course is also to be offered on a post-graduate level in 2011. In 2011, students who are not registered in the regular theological programme but completed the social concern programme will be offered a Certificate in Christian Social Ministry (CCSM).

For further information, please contact: Dr Wilfred J Samuel at enquiry@stssabah.org

Dr Chung Song Mee, Vice PrincipalSabah Theological Seminary (STS) is a Christian College which was established in East Malaysia in year 1988 to train pastors, church workers and lay-Christians in response to Christ’s Great Commission. STS is ideally located on a 10-acre site on Signal Hill adjacent to the centre of the busy city of Kota Kinabalu. Its serene, tree-lined surroundings offer a very conducive environment for meditation and the study of God’s word.

A wide range of academic and practical courses are offered in Bahasa Malaysia, Mandarin and English. The degree and M.Th. programmes are accredited by ATESEA.

Dr Wilfred John Samuel, Vice Principal

Principal: Dr Thu En Yu

Vice Principals: Dr Chung Song Mee, Dr Wilfred John Samuel

For more information about STS and its programmes, please log into: http://www.stssabah.org/index.php?page=programme

Website: stssabah.org

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