CMIC - Church Ministry Institute of Camden

Church Ministry Institute of Camden   


is being offered for the first time
here at St. Andrew the Apostle beginning in September!  

Adult Faith Formation for all Levels of Interest
All Are Welcome!

Program Components

The Church Ministry Institue offers courses for adults at St. Andrew the Apostle Church.  CMIC offers three one-year certificate programs.  Students can choose to take 1, 2 or all 3 levels.  Certificates are issued upon completion of each level.  

Individual Courses may be taken as Adult Faith Formation.

Each course includes:

  • Information
  • Theological Reflection
  • Prayer
  • Large and Small Group Sharing

All instructors hold an MA in Theology.

No papers or tests are required.

Our Mission 

The Church Ministry Institute of Camden seeks:

  • To form participants in a personal relationship with Jesus Christ through ongoing conversation and holiness of life;
  • To foster a greater knowledge and deeper appreciation of the Catholic Church and her teaching;
  • To prepare lay men and women for ministry and service to their parish or other apostolates; and
  • To promote active participation in the saving mission of Christ by building up the Bod of Christ in the home, workplace and the world.  


The cost is $60 for each six-week course, or $250 per level (prepaid) if you choose to pay for the entire Level (all five courses).

Contact Us

For more information about the CMIC program and to register:Phone:  856-583-2905



Each course in six weeks in length. Courses are generally offered in the following order:

Level 1

  • Introduction to the Bible / Old Testament
  • Introduction to the New Testament
  • Foundations of Faith
  • Jesus Christ
  • Introduction to Lay Ministry / Catechetical Skills

Level 2

  • Church History
  • Prayer
  • Eucharist
  • Catholic Morality
  • Leadership and Planning for Mission

Level 3

  • Sacraments
  • Christian Spirtuality
  • Catholic Social Teaching
  • Ecclesiology
  • Ministry Skills III

Printable Documents

CMIC Brochure 

Course Descriptions

Lay Ministry Formation Program Brochure