Frequently Asked Questions
Where will the school meet?
All Trinity School of Supernatural Ministry (TSSM) classes are held on the Trinity Church campus. General sessions in the Worship Center Annex, smaller gatherings in the various Worship Center classrooms.
When does the school meet?
Mondays – Thursday | 8:15am – 12:30pm | General Sessions, Electives & Community Life
Fridays | 8:30am – 10:30am* | City Service/Outreach. *May differ based on assignment.
Are classes available nights, weekends or online?
No. TSSM is only available as a full-time day school. Those interested should pray and ask Holy Spirit if they are to make adjustments in their schedule and/or lifestyle in order to attend.
When does the school year begin and end?
First day is Monday, September 10, 2018. Graduation day is Monday, May 9, 2019.
Do I need to be a member of Trinity Church in order to attend the school?
No. We are accepting students from all different churches and encourage you to remain active in your home church.
What are the age requirements?
Students must be 18 years of age and older to attend.
What is taught at TSSM?
First year is foundational. We help students get grounded in the word for practical application, grow in relationship with God, discover their identity and purpose, and activate in the supernatural (healing, prophecy, evangelism, etc.), while emphasizing community and accountability. Small groups and a mission trip are included in 1st year program.
Second year is an advanced leadership program with specialized tracks to help students grow in their gifting and calling. Third year is an internship program alongside leaders at Trinity Church and the surrounding community.
What curriculum will TSSM use?
TSSM uses the Bethel School of Supernatural Ministry curriculum as well as materials developed by Trinity Church pastoral staff. Required reading includes books authored by Bethel Church senior leaders as well as writings from other renown Christian leaders.
Is TSSM an accredited school?
We believe the quality of the ministry educational experience to be more important than accreditation. TSSM is not an accredited, degree-granting educational institution.
What credentials do TSSM graduates receive?
Graduates from the 1st year program receive a Diploma. Graduates from the 2nd year program receive a 2nd year program Diploma plus a Ministerial License through Trinity Church.
How much is the tuition?
Tuition for the entire 9-month first year program is $3,750. This amount includes all books and curriculum materials. Student mission trip expenses vary per trip and are therefore, not included in tuition.
Are tuition payment plans available?
Yes. Students may begin making monthly tuition payments upon acceptance. In order to register in September, students must pay half their tuition by September 6. The balance must be paid by December 6. Various payment plans available.
Is there discounts, financial aid or scholarships available?
Yes! Discounts are available for those who pay their entire tuition by September 30. Family discounts are also available when there is more than one person in the same household attending TSSM.
At this time, TSSM has 1 $500 scholarship available, which will be awarded through a random drawing among first 50 enrollees. TSSM is not an accredited school, therefore, students cannot apply for government sponsored financial aid.
Where will out-of-town students live?
No official TSSM student housing is offered. Once accepted, students will have access to a list of housing opportunities available through Trinity Church families and community contacts, as well as contact information for other TSSM students looking for room/house mates.
What is the application process like?
Apply online at www.trinityssm.org. Applicants will need a $35 application fee, 1 pastoral reference, 1 personal reference and a passport-style photo. Once references have been received, TSSM staff will set up an in-person or phone interview. Acceptance notices are sent within 2 weeks of the interview. A $350 deposit is due within 30 days of acceptance.