Canadian Institute of Ministerial Development (CIMD)


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The Faculty of Chaplain Studies was designed to train Chaplains. A chaplain is essentially a spiritual representative attached to a secular institution. Chaplains may or may not be certified, have a theological education, or be ordained or commissioned by a particular denomination, though many are. Chaplains serve the spiritual and emotional needs of others. Some chaplains perform wedding or funeral ceremonies, administer communion, deliver spiritual messages, offer prayer at public meetings, and provide advice and comforting words when needed. Other chaplains meet the need of the moment, usually through listening and prayer. This course is designed to teach the Minister of the Christian faith how to fulfil the role of a chaplain in today’s society.

Admission Requirements

To qualify for this course the applicant must be an Ordained Minister.

Text Book

The textbook for this course is “The Work of the Chaplain” by Naomi Paget & Janet McCormack.


Students who have completed this program will be issued a Chaplain’s Certificate, Identification, and a Chaplain’s Badge.

Tuition Fees

The tuition includes all course materials, chaplain’s badge, and membership in Canadian Christian Ministries Chaplains’ Association.

Membership and Renewal Fees

Graduates become members of Canadian Christian Ministries Chaplains’ Association. The Chaplain’s Certificate is valid for one year and must be renewed annually on June 30. The renewal fee is $50. Chaplains who are certified in the first half of the year do not have to pay a renewal fee on June 30 of that year. They will begin paying the fee the following year. Chaplains must maintain their membership in Canadian Christian Ministries Chaplains’ Association.

Start Date and Time

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