Education for Ministry (EFM) is a program of theological education at-a-distance of the School of Theology of the University of the South in Sewanee, Tenn. Students sign up one year at a time for this four-year program for lay persons. It covers the basics of a theological education in the Old and New Testaments, church history, liturgy, and theology. Students meet regularly, usually once a week (September through May) under the guidance of trained mentors. The program grants a certificate at the completion of the four years. Pre-registration is necessary. For more information or to sign up for EFM class, contact Ruth Richter or Cindy Pekarek, our parish mentors, or the church office, 402-291-7732.