Training | Hands-on Ministry Training Program | Waymaker School of Ministry | Pittsburgh PA

Hands-on training

Practicum areas

Next Gen

Learn how to raise up the next generation of Christ-followers. This track offers focuses in high school, middle school, elementary, and preschool ministries. Work with our Next Gen staff to plan and execute events, grow in leadership, develop and teach lessons, disciple students, and much more.

Pastoral Leadership

Work with our pastoral staff to prepare for the diverse roles of pastoral ministry. Training areas include pastoral care, administration, preparing and delivering messages, leading teams, and many others.


Grow in your capacity to lead others into God’s presence through music. Students receive vocal and instrumental training, personal and leadership development, systems training, opportunities to lead in services and rehearsals, and more.


This track offers focuses in audio, lighting, live video, and other forms of live production. Students are trained by top-notch staff in technical mastery, leading teams, developing systems, and more – all through the lens of high-impact ministry.


Offering focuses in video and graphics, this track will help you discover, refine, and release your creativity to make an eternal impact. Learn the creative process, develop technical proficiency, grow in leadership, and produce high-end content.

Spiritual growth

Cultivate greater intimacy with God and connect with other students through student chapels, retreats, students-only events, mission trips, and much more.

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