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RHEMA SOUTH PACIFIC

Rhema South Pacific is a government registered, four year, inter-denominational, ministerial training center, designed to train Christians for a lifetime of effective service in the Kingdom of God.  Rhema Bible Training Center South Pacific has trained believers from 230 nations and over 90 churches representing more than 25 denominations.  Worldwide Rhema represents a stand of excellence with over 40,000 graduates ministering the gospel of Jesus Christ in 114 nations.

INSTRUCTORS

The full-time teaching staff of Rhema Bible Training Center South Pacific is made up of licensed and ordained instructors; Rev. Pattie Duininck, Rev. John Alailima, Rev. Warren Retzlaff, Rev. Arthur Mulitalo, Revs. Junior and Jennifer Sinclair, and staff members, all graduates of Rhema Bible Training Center.  Special guest speakers come throughout the year to teach on subjects that they are especially gifted in.  Our objective is to have the students instructed by qualified, proven ministers, who will impart the truth of God's Word, as well as wisdom gained from years of successful ministry.

CLASS SCHEDULE

Full-time classes are in session January 28, 2014 to November 28, 2014.  Classes are held daily from 8:30 am - 12:00 noon, Monday - Thursday, with Practical Ministry Training on Friday evenings from 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm.  The school year consists of Six Terms and Six Seminars with special guest speakers from all over the world.

STUDENT HOUSING

Rhema Men's and Women's dormitories are conveniently located on campus and are available to Rhema students only.  Rhema Student Housing provides reasonably priced, quality housing, in a peaceful and secure setting.

LANGUAGE

Rhema Bible Training Center classes are offered in both English and Samoan.  Classes are taught in the English language.  While Samoan is available via simultaneous translation with wireless headsets.

LICENSING AND ORDINATION

For qualifying graduates of Rhema School of Ministry Internship who desire to enter in to full-time ministry, Rhema offers both licensing and ordination through Ministerial Association International.  This certification is renewable on two year basis.

COURSES OF STUDY

Short Term Program

Jan 28 - April 18, 2014

Rhema Bible Training Center Short Term Program is designed for international students who are seeking an overseas bible school experience. The 3 month program will give you a foundation in God's Word, inspire your Faith and strengthen your relationship with Him.  The beautiful Samoan islands are a unique, breath-taking destination that is the perfect setting to find God and discover His plan for your life.

Three Year Diploma

28 Jan - Nov 22, 2014

Rhema Bible Training Center offers a three year course of study for both laymen and those who are called to full-time ministry. The standard for each student is excellence.  Excellence in the Word, excellence in the Spirit, excellence in Character and excellence in Faith.  This program lays a foundation that will forever effect your life, your relationship with God and your eternal destiny in God.  Once you get here you will never be the same again.

Fourth Year School of Ministry Internship

Jan 28 - Dec 5, 2014

Rhema School of Ministry is a fourth year internship course of study for qualifying three year Rhema graduates who have the call of God upon their lives and desires to enter into full-time ministry as Pastor's, Missionaries, Evangelists and supporting ministers.  Rhema School of Ministry is a full-time Internship Program that consists of hands-on application in which the student will work in the ministry in positions at the school, the church and on mission outreaches onboard Uttermost Witness.

FIRST YEAR CURRICULUM


FIRST TERM

  1. 1) Foundational Doctrines

  2. 2) Faith Foundations I

  3. 3) Growing Up Spiritually


SECOND TERM

  1. 1) The Holy Spirit

  2. 2) Honor, Submission and Authority

  3. 3) Righteousness


THIRD TERM

  1. 1) Praise and Worship

  2. 2) Scriptural Prayer

  3. 3) Christ the Healer


FOURTH TERM

  1. 1) Life of Love

  2. 2) Blood Covenant

  3. 3) Discipline of the Christian Life


FIFTH TERM

  1. 1) God's Will to Heal

  2. 2) Helps Ministry

  3. 3) God's Plan for Man


SIXTH TERM

  1. 1) Authority of the Believer

  2. 2) Giving and Receiving

  3. 3) The Works of Jesus

SECOND YEAR CURRICULUM


FIRST TERM

  1. 1) Communication I

  2. 2) Introductions to Missions

  3. 3) Marriage in the Family


SECOND TERM

  1. 1) Preaching Lab I

  2. 2) Bible Interpretation

  3. 3) Ministry Gifts


THIRD TERM

  1. 1) New Testament Survey

  2. 2) Communications II

  3. 3) Ministerial Excellence


FOURTH TERM

  1. 1) Preaching Lab II

  2. 2) Gifts of the Holy Spirit

  3. 3) The Triumphant Church


FIFTH TERM

  1. 1) The Power of Your Words

  2. 2) Children's Ministry

  3. 3) Angels and Demons


SIXTH TERM

  1. 1) Understanding Grace

  2. 2) How to be led by the Holy Spirit

  3. 3) Foundations of Faith II

THIRD YEAR CURRICULUM


FIRST TERM

  1. 1) Effective Pastoring

  2. 2) Preparations for Ministry & Missions

  3. 3) The Spirit Filled Ministry


SECOND TERM

  1. 1) Cults & Contemporary Error

  2. 2) Video Support of Instruction

  3. 3) History of the Christian Church


THIRD TERM

  1. 1) Seven Laws of the Learner

  2. 2) Pastoral Care

  3. 3) Receiving and Ministering Healing


FOURTH TERM

  1. 1) Principal of Leadership

  2. 2) Old Testament Survey

  3. 3) The Music Ministry


FIFTH TERM

  1. 1) Honor to Whom Honor is Due

  2. 2) Youth Ministry

  3. 3) People Skills in Ministry


SIXTH TERM

  1. 1) Gospel of John

  2. 2) Principles of Prosperity

  3. 3) Role of the Associates

IMPORTANT INFORMATION


  1. 1.AGE REQUIREMENTS

  2. Minimum age for application is 17.  You must be 17 by January 28, 2014.

  3. 2.ACCEPTANCE LETTER

  4. The results of your application will be mailed to you.  Keep your Acceptance Letter to show at the Admissions Office on the first day of school Tuesday, January 28, 2014 at 8:30 am.

  5. 3.CLASSES BEGIN

  6. Classes begin Tuesday, January 28, 2014 and end November 22, 2014.

  7. 4.DAILY SCHEDULE

  8. Daily Class Schedule: Monday - Thursday 8:30 am - 12:00 pm, with Practical Ministry Training on Friday evenings from 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm.  The School year consists of six terms and six seminars.

  9. 5.CLASSROOM DRESS CODE

  10. Men: Dress Shirt and Tie, dress pants or dress lavalava.  No Denim, Jeans or Jean material.

  11. Women: Dresses or Blouses with Sleeves or Skirts.  Dress and Skirts length below the knee.
    No Denim, Jean's or Jean material.  No T-Shirts, or Tank Tops, Singlets, Halter-Necks, Sleeves tube tops.

  12. 6.TUITION

  13. International Rate:
    Asia, Europe, Africa, North America and South America.

  14. Pacific Islander Rate:
    Oceania - Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Pacific Islands and Hawai'i

  15. Samoan Local Rate:
    Must be currently living in Samoa full-time for 5 years and a citizen of Samoa.

  16. If other financial arrangements are necessary, please contact us and we will be willing to work with you.

  17. 7.INTERNATIONAL SHORT TERM PROGRAM TUITION

  18. Short Term Program Rate:

  19. January 28 - April 18, 2014

  20. This includes Tuition and Student Housing for three month program.

  21. 8.STUDENT HOUSING

  22. International Rate:
    Asia, Europe, Africa, North America and South America.

  23. Pacific Islander Rate:
    Oceania - Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Pacific Islands and Hawai'i

  24. Samoan Local Rate:
    Must be currently living in Samoa full-time for 5 years and a citizen of Samoa.

  25. A deposit of $200.00 TALA (approx. $95.00 USD) is required at check-in and will be refunded at the end of the year.  Apply for Student Housing on your application form. 

  26. What you will need to bring if you are staying at Rhema Student Housing:

  27. Sheets, bedding for single bed and pillow

  28. Towels, face cloths, hand towels, etc

  29. Alarm clock

  30. Cup, plate, bowl, spoon, fork, and knife


  31. Check-in Date for Student Housing begins on Friday, Jan 24, 2014 at 9:00 am.

  32. 9.TEXTBOOKS

  33. Textbooks for Rhema Bible Training Center South Pacific are borrowed free of charge and are collected at the end of each term.

  34. 10.MEALS

  35. Rhema Bible Training Center has a coffee shop located on campus which sells light meals and beverages.  There are also many restaurants within walking distance from campus.  Approximate costs are $5.00 - $15.00 + per meal.

  36. 11.PASSPORT

  37. Must be current through the end of the school year. (Dec 1, 2014).

  38. 12.AIRLINE INFORMATION

  39. Four main airlines fly into Samoa:

  40. Polyblue Airlines - out of Auckland via Tonga/ Sydney, Australia

  41. Polynesian Airlines - out of Pago Pago, American Samoa

  42. Air New Zealand - out of Auckland

  43. Air Fiji - out of Nadi, Fiji/ Hawai'i

  44. STUDENT DISCOUNT ON AIRFARES

  45. Most airlines offer a student discount (usually an age limit applies).

  46. Please enquire with your local travel agency when purchasing tickets.  In most cases you may use your Rhema Bible Training Center Acceptance Letter as proof of enrollment.

  47. 13.BANK

  48. There are three main banks operating in Samoa:

  49. Australia New Zealand Bank (ANZ) - Phone (685) 69999

  50. Westpac - Phone (685) 20000

  51. National Bank of Samoa - Phone (685) 26766

  52. 14.SHOPPING

  53. Apia Town Center is a 5 minute easy stroll from the Rhema campus and offers a wide variety of shops, stores and restaurants.

  54. 15.MONEY EXCHANGE RATES INFORMATION

  55. Local currency is Samoan Tala (SAT).

  56. Approximate Cash Exchange Rates: (Note: Exchange Rates change daily)


  57. USA: $1.00 = $2.20 SAT

  58. AUS: $1.00 = $2.12 SAT

  59. NZ: $1.00 = $1.77 SAT

  60. FIJI: $1.00 = $1.18 SAT

  61. PNG: $1.00 = $0.93 SAT

  62. EURO: $1.00 = $2.67 SAT

  63. VANUATU: 100 = $1.97 SAT

  64. TAHITI: Exchange before arrival

  65. SOLOMON/ NCAL: Exchange before arrival

  66. TONGA: $1.00 = $1.25 SAT 

  67. * You would not be able to work under your student visa status.
       You must bring sufficient funds to meet all your financial needs during the school year. *

  68. 16.TRANSPORT

  69. Taxi to town center from Rhema $3.00 SAT

  70. Taxi to/ from Airport from Rhema $50.00 SAT

  71. Buses run regularly in front of Rhema campus.  Bus fare to town $2.00 SAT.

  72. 17.HEALTH

  73. There are no immunization for Samoa.

  74. There is one hospital located on the island:
    The National Hospital - Government Operated.

  75. 18.CLIMATE

  76. Tropical year round: Average temperatures 26 - 30 C or 80 - 90 F.

  77. Rainy season: November - February

  78. Dry season: March - October

  79. 19.LAUNDRY

  80. There is a laundromat close to Campus open 7:00 am to 6:00 pm, Monday to Saturday. 
    Cost for wash $5.50 TALA and dry $8.00 TALA.

$500USD per term (approx. $1,100.00 TALA)

$3,000USD Yearly

$300USD per term (approx. $660.00 TALA)

$1,800USD Yearly

$300 TALA per term (approx. $145.00 USD)

$1,800 TALA Yearly

$2,500USD

$400.00USD per month (approx. $880.00 TALA)

$4,000.00USD Yearly

$300.00USD per month (approx. $660.00 TALA)

$3,000.00USD Yearly

$400.00 TALA per month

$4,000.00 TALA Yearly

Kettle and iron (240Volts)

Toiletries, Shampoo, deodorant, soap, etc

Laundry bags or basket

Clothes for school and hangers