Preparing for Ministry at The United Theological College
At The United Theological College (UTC), we integrate skills, theology, life experience, and personal faith, leading to compassion, service, and transformational leadership in a changing world.
Our program emphasizes:
- action-reflection learning based on direct ministry experience
- strong academic formation using the resources of world class scholars, especially those at McGill University
- a diverse, inclusive, welcoming community
- individual mentoring
- formation of personal learning goals
- excellent financial support for both full-time and part-time students (typically covers all academic fees and books)
- flexible options for part-time students and commuters
- connections to the local and global context
- ministry within existing and emerging expressions of church
A place for you
- For students preparing for ministry in the United Church of Canada, UTC offers a program of theological education that integrates academic study with pastoral and professional formation.
- Si vous êtes francophone, nous pouvons vous offrir la formation au ministère dans la langue française.
- Students from the Unitarian Universalist tradition can complete their MDiv program requirements at UTC.
- Ministers ordained in other traditions seeking Admission to the Order of Ministry United Church of Canada from other denominations complete all the United Church Admission Courses in on-line distance education formats, geared to their particular needs.
- Students from other denominations or faith traditions find that UTC is a place to pursue educational goals.
- For those seeking to learn and grown in their Christian faith, life, ministry, and leadership, we have many opportunities for lay and continuing education.
Find out more
We invite you to browse the tabs to the left to find out more about programs, community life, and formation for ministry. Please contact us for more information or to arrange a visit.