Why Choose PCM?
Philippine College of Ministry, located in La Trinidad, Benguet in the Cordillera Autonomous Region of Luzon, is a four year college founded in 1992 for the purpose of educating church leaders for the newly planted churches of Christ among the mountain peoples of northern Luzon. The Churches of Christ are the offspring of missionaries of the Restoration Movement inspired by such New Testament thinkers as Alexander and Thomas Campbell and Barton W. Stone.
Philippine College of Ministry upholds standards of theology revealed in the Bible; holds to the deity of Jesus Christ (virgin birth, miraculous life, literal death and resurrection, ascension into heaven and literal bodily return) and to the inspiration of the Scriptures (Old and New Testament); teaches the plan of salvation as described in the book of Acts and contends for the restoration of the New Testament Church in things regarding life, teaching, name, organization and purpose; and stresses world evangelism as the church's mission.
Philippine College of Ministry is not connected to a denomination, but is supported by people of and congregations called Christian Churches and Churches of Christ. Students are welcome to study at PCM if they name Jesus Christ as Lord and seek to live a life governed by the Bible.
The mission of Philippine College of Ministry is to prepare Christians for full-time Christian ministry of teaching and preaching the Gospel of Jesus Christ and oversight of the church's ministry as well as in vocations associated with the Church (Christian schools, children's homes and hospitals). PCM also offers opportunities to study Christian faith and ethics to those expecting to follow other professions.
Students at Philippine College of Ministry are exposed to a balanced program of study, worship and practical experience. In addition to course work, students are required to attend chapel and are given opportunity to sharpen their skills by serving in preaching, teaching and music ministries in local churches in and around Baguio/Benguet. Many journey to villages on weekends to serve in recently planted churches..
Baguio/Benguet is known for three things: climate, vacations, and education. Everyone knows that Baguio/Benguet enjoys cool weather all year long, but did you know that approximately 10% of the residents of Baguio/Benguet are college students? It's true. When the vacationers go home, Baguio/Benguet is all about its college students.
Philippine College of Ministry is also known for three things: faculty, facilities, and an excellent education.
We are proud of our excellent faculty. Our faculty members have a total of twenty-one degrees (one Doctor of Philosophy in Education, one Doctor of Ministry, seven with Master's degree in different fields of specialization, and thirteen Bachelor's degrees). PCM also has an aggressive Faculty Development Program, so that we have two taking their Doctor of Philosophy and two Master of Education in progress at this time. Ask our students: PCM has a first-class faculty.
We are also proud of our excellent educational facilities. We have comfortable classrooms, spacious dorm rooms (only four to a room), a beautiful library with more than 14,000 volumes. computer lab with Mac Mini computers for our student's use. We require basic computer training for all students.
One of the most exciting aspects of PCM is our beautiful campus. Our campus is both functional and beautiful. With plenty of classrooms, dormitory space, chapel, a full-sized basketball court, open outdoor area, and awesome views of a Baguio mountain valley, the campus inspires our PCM family.
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Like a mathematical equation, excellent faculty plus excellent facilities plus excellent curriculum equals an excellent education. PCM is recognized by the Government under Commission on Higher Education with Recognition No. 03, Series 2015. Our undergraduate degree offers a Bachelor of Arts in Theology. The curriculum is enhanced with professional education units that will enable students to take Licensure Examination for Teachers (LET) Major in Values Education upon graduation. Our practical, relevant courses in Bible, theology, Christian ministry, Christian education, and music, prepare our graduates for the real world of life, ministry, and service in God's Kingdom.
So, why choose PCM? When we offer a first-rate education at an affordable cost, the question you should be asking is, "why to go anywhere else?"