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Field Education

Field education connects the classroom and the church, integrating academic learning with the practice of ministry. In supervised ministry settings in churches, hospitals, and social service agencies in rural, urban, suburban, and international settings, students practice acts of ministry and reflect on those actions. They test their call, gain self-awareness, develop relationships, and acquire pastoral and leadership skills. The Office of Field Education is committed to providing cross-cultural, diverse, racial-ethnic, and international sites for ministry. 

More details about our program can be found in our Field Education Handbook (pdf).


Contact Information

OFFICE INFORMATION

Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:30pm
Summer Hours: Monday-Thursday 8:30am-4:30pm; Friday 8:00am-1:00pm 
Phone: (609) 497-7970 
Fax: (609) 497-7872 
Email: field-ed@ptsem.edu

ADVISORS

The Reverend Chester Polk, D.Min. (Director of Field Education) chester.polk@ptsem.edu
The Reverend Leslie Martin, MDiv (Assistant Director of Field Education) leslie.martin@ptsem.edu
Ms. Jennie Salas, MDiv, MSW (Associate Director of Field Education) jennie.salas@ptsem.edu

OFFICE STAFF

Robin Braun (Support for Students, Teaching Ministry, and the International Program)
robin.braun@ptsem.edu
Amanda Cenker (Support for Supervisors, Urban Ministry, CPE, and Technology)
amanda.cenker@ptsem.edu

Educating faithful Christian leaders.

Faculty at Evangelical Theological Seminary, Cairo, Egypt

Samy Estafanos, Class of 2015

“Princeton Seminary shaped and equipped me for the teaching ministry that I am practicing now. I was shaped spiritually, mentally, and socially by all means.”