RHEMA SOUTH PACIFIC

Rhema South Pacific is a worldwide accredited, government registered, inter-denomination, ministerial training center, designed to train Christians for a life time of effective service in the Kingdom of God. Rhema Bible Training College South Pacific has trained believers from 20 nations and over 100 churches representing more than 25 denominations. With over 210 campuses worldwide Rhema represents a stand of excellence with over 40,000 graduates ministering the gospel of Jesus Christ in 114 nations. The sun never sets on a RHEMA graduate.

COURSES OF STUDY

Short Term Program - South Pacific Campus

January 30 - April 13, 2018

Rhema Bible Training College 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.

Ministerial Diploma - South Pacific Campus

January 30 - November 23, 2018

Rhema Bible Training College 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. Once you get here you will never be the same again.

Fourth Year Rhema School of Ministry - South Pacific Campus

January 10 - November 30, 2018

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 supportive 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.  Fourth Year majors - Children/ Youth, Helps, Music, Pastoral.

INSTRUCTORS - South Pacific Campus

The full-time teaching staff of Rhema Bible Training College South Pacific is made up of licensed and ordained instructors; Rev. Pattie Duininck-Ah Kui, Rev. John Alailima, Rev. Arthur Mulitalo, Revs. Junior and Jennifer Sinclair, Pastor Ofelia Iopu, Pastor Tavita Fa’aso’o, Mr. John Moran 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 - South Pacific Campus

Full-time classes are in session January 30, 2018 to November 23, 2018. Classes are held daily from 8:30 am - 12:00 noon, Monday - Thursday, and 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm Friday at ALL NATIONS Church. The school year consists of Seven Terms and Two Seminars with special guest speakers from all over the world.

STUDENT HOUSING - South Pacific Campus

Rhema’s 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. All 1st and 2nd year students from overseas are required to live in Rhema Student Housing.

LANGUAGE - South Pacific Campus

Rhema Bible Training College 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 - South Pacific Campus

For qualifying graduates of Rhema School of Ministry who desire to enter into full-time ministry, Rhema offers both licensing and ordination through Ministerial Association International South Pacific (RMAISP).  This certification is renewable on a two year basis.

RHEMA VANUATU

Rhema Vanuatu is a worldwide accredited, government registered, 2 year inter-denominational ministerial training center, that feeds into a 3-4 year program at RHEMA South Pacific. Rhema Vanuatu is designed to train Christians for a lifetime of effective service in the Kingdom of God. With over 210 campuses worldwide Rhema represents a standard of excellence in ministry training with more than 60,000 graduates ministering the gospel of Jesus Christ in 114 nations. The sun never sets on RHEMA graduates for the Glory of God.

COURSES OF STUDY

Certificate Program - Vanuatu Campus

January 30 - November 17, 2018

Rhema Bible Training College Vanuatu offers a two year course of study for both laymen and those who are called to full-time ministry. The standard for each student is the 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. Once you get here you will never be the same again.

Third Year Ministerial Diploma - South Pacific Campus only (Samoa)

January 30 - November 23, 2018

Rhema Bible Training College offers additional training for our graduates of our two year certificate program who are called into full-time ministry and desire to further their training. This is a one year course where each student will be fully trained in different areas of the ministry. This course is taught on our Rhema South Pacific campus only.

Fourth Year Rhema School of Ministry - South Pacific Campus only (Samoa)

January 10 - November 30, 2018

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 supportive 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.  Fourth Year majors - Children/ Youth, Helps, Music, Pastoral.

INSTRUCTORS - South Pacific Campus

The full-time teaching staff of Rhema Bible Training College Vanuatu is made up of licensed and ordained instructors; Rev. Pattie Ah Kui, Rev. John Alailima, Rev. Arthur Mulitalo, Revs. Junior and Jennifer Sinclair, Rev. Ofelia Iopu, Rev. Tavita Fa’aso’o, and Revs. Jim and Samantha Bani, all graduates of Rhema Bible Training College. 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 - South Pacific Campus

Full-time classes are in session January 30, 2018 to September 14, 2018. Classes are held daily from 8:30 am - 12:00 noon, Monday - Friday. The school year consists of Seven Terms.

LANGUAGE - South Pacific Campus

Rhema Bible Training College Vanuatu classes are offered in English.

LICENSING AND ORDINATION - South Pacific Campus

Licensing and ordination is available from our South Pacific (Samoa) campus where a 3rd year Ministerial course and a 4th Year internship are offered for students who have completed the two year RHEMA Vanuatu program. For qualifying 3rd and 4th year graduates who desire to enter into full time ministry and continue to be part of RHEMA South Pacific’s network of Churches and Ministries worldwide, Rhema South Pacific offers both licensing and ordination through Rhema Ministerial Association International South Pacific (RMAISP). This world recognized certification is renewable on a two year basis.

FIRST YEAR CURRICULUM

First Term

1.Foundational Bible Doctrines I


2.Faith Foundations I


3.Growing Up Spiritually


Second Term

1.The Holy Spirit


2.Scriptural Prayer


3.Submission and Authority


Third Term

1.Christ the Healer


2.Disciplines of the Christian Life


3.Angels and Demons | Dispensational Truths


Fourth Term

1.Marriage and the Family


2.Blood Covenant


3.New Testament Survey


Fifth Term

1.Old Testament Survey


2.Introduction to Missions


3.Old Testament People of Faith


Sixth Term

1.Gifts of the Holy Spirit


2.Critical Thinking | People Skills


3.Bible Interpretation


Seventh Term

1.Understanding Grace


2.Authority of the Believer


3.Giving and Receiving | Prosperity

SECOND YEAR CURRICULUM

First Term

1.Life of Love

2.Righteousness | Romans

3.Power of the Tongue

Second Term

1.World Religions and Cults

2.Video Documentation

3.Church History  |  Pentecostal Pespectives

Third Term

1.The Works of Jesus | The Gospels

2.The Epistles

3.Psalms | Wisdom Literature

Fourth Term

1.Helps Ministry

2.Principles of Spiritual Leadership

3.Praise and Worship

Fifth Term

1.God’s Will to Heal

2.Ministry Gifts

3.God’s Plan for Man

Sixth Term

1.Minister’s  Heart | Pastoral Care

2.Personal Evangelism/Evangelist

3.Ministerial Excellence

Seventh Term

1.Life of Honor

2.Faith Foundations II

3.How to be Led by the Holy Spirit

THIRD YEAR CURRICULUM

First Term

1.Spirit Filled Ministry

2.Preparation for Ministry | Practical Ministry

3.Effective Pastoring

Second Term

1.Introduction to Children’s Ministry

2.Communications I

3.Introduction to Music Ministry

Third Term

1.Youth Ministry

2.Preaching Lab I

3.Ministry to Preschoolers

Fourth Term

1.Praise and Worship | Flowing with the Holy Spirit

2.Faithfulness

3.Media/Marketing Youth Ministry

Fifth Term

1.Receiving and Ministering Healing

2.Preaching Lab II

3.Ministry for Elementary Age

Sixth Term

1.Music and Worship for Youth/Children

2.Church Planting

3.Role of the Associate

Seventh Term

1.How to organize Volunteers | Building Ministerial Staff

2.Handling the Holy/The Anointing

3.Church Administration | Special Events

IMPORTANT INFORMATION - South Pacific Campus

1.

AGE REQUIREMENT

Minimum age for application is 17.  You must be 17 by January 30, 2018.


2.

ACCEPTANCE LETTER

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 30, 2018 at 8:30 am.


3.

CLASSES BEGINS

Classes begin Tuesday, January 30, 2018 and ends Friday, November 23, 2018.

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DAILY SCHEDULE

Daily Class Schedule: Monday - Thursday 8:30 am - 12:00 pm and 4:00pm - 9:00 pm Friday.  The School year consists of seven terms and two seminars.


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CLASSROOM DRESS CODE

Men:

Women:

Dress Shirt and Tie, Dress Pants or Dress Lavalava. No Denim, Jeans or Jeans material.

Dresses or Blouses with sleeves and Skirts.  Dress and Skirt lengths below the knee.  No Denim, Jeans or Jean material. No T-shirts, Tank tops, Singlets, Halter necks or sleeveless Tube Tops.

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TUITION - South Pacific Campus

Student Fees: $300 TALA per term.

Tuition payments are due on or before January 30, 2018 and subsequently at the beginning of each term. Tuition payments can be made online by following the PAY TUITION link or be brought into the Admissions Office. Please add 4% for Credit Card payments.

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INTERNATIONAL SHORT TERM TUITION - South Pacific Campus

$2,500 USD (approx. $5,750 TALA)

January 30 - April 13, 2018

This includes Tuition and Student Housing for Three month program which is due in full on or before January 30, 2018. Tuition payments can be made online by following the PAY TUITION link or be brought to the Admissions Office. Please add 4% for Credit Card payments.

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STUDENT HOUSING - South Pacific Campus

Staying in the dorms is a school year long contract between January and December.

1st and 2nd year single students from overseas will be required to live on campus.  3rd and 4th year students from overseas can apply to live off campus to admissions office and they must provide the following information when applying.

Conditions for Renting a flat off campus:

     Student must get approval from RBTCSP

     Show proof of ability to pay for the rented property

     MUST have faithfully paid their tuition and dorm fees on time every time

     while living in the dorms

     MUST give details of location

     MUST give details of landlord

     Student cannot recruit current students living in the dorms to live with them

     to help them to pay rent if they loose a room mate.

     Once approved by RBTCSP they must enter into signed lease agreement with

     landlord

The first months payment and a deposit of SAT$200.00 (approx. USD$95.00) is required in full at check-in.

Housing fee is:     SAT$390.00  per month     (approx. USD$160.00)

Apply for Student Housing on your application form or contact rhema@uttermostministries.org to reserve a room. Housing payments can be made online by following the PAY TUITION link or be brought to the Admissions Office. Please add 4% for Credit Card payments.

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

Sheets, bedding for single bed and pillow


Kettle and iron (220 Volts)


Towels, face cloths, hand towels, etc


Toiletries, shampoo, deodorant, soap, etc


Alarm clock


Laundry bag


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


Clothes for school and hangers


Suit and tie for men and dress for women for a formal dinner


Power and plug adapter required: We currently use the New Zealand plug 220 Volts


Check-in Date for Student Housing begins on Friday, January 26, 2018 at 9:00 am.

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TEXTBOOKS

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

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MEALS

Rhema Bible Training College 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 - $15 TALA + per meal.

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PASSPORT

Must be current through the end of the school year. (Dec 1, 2018).

12.

AIRLINE INFORMATION

Four main airlines fly into Samoa:


Virgin Samoa - out of Auckland via Tonga/ Sydney, Australia


Polynesian Airlines - out of Pago Pago, American Samoa


Air New Zealand - out of Auckland


Fiji Airways - out of Nadi, Fiji/ Hawai’i

Student Discount on Airfares

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


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

13.

BANK

There are three main banks operating in Samoa:

Australia New Zealand Bank (ANZ) Phone: (685) 69 999

Bank of South Pacific (BSP) Phone: (685) 20 000

National Bank of Samoa (NBS) Phone: (685) 26 766

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SHOPPING

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

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MONEY EXCHANGE RATES INFORMATION

Local currency is Samoan Tala (SAT).


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

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TRANSPORT

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HEALTH

There are no immunization for Samoa.


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

* 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.*

Taxi to town center from Rhema: $3.20 TALA

Taxi to/ from the Airport from Rhema: $60.00 TALA

Buses run regularly in front of Rhema campus. Bus fare to town: $2.00 TALA

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CLIMATE

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

Rainy season: November - February

Dry season: March - October

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LAUNDRY

There is a laundromat close to Campus that opens 7:00 am to 6:00 pm,

Monday to Saturday.

Cost for wash is $5.50 TALA and dry is $8.00 TALA.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION - Vanuatu Campus

1.

AGE REQUIREMENT

Minimum age for application is 17.  You must be 17 by January 30, 2018.


2.

ACCEPTANCE LETTER

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 30, 2018 at 8:30 am.


3.

CLASSES BEGINS

Classes begin Tuesday January 30, 2018 and ends Friday, September 14, 2018.

4.

DAILY SCHEDULE

Daily Class Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 12:00 pm.  The School year consists of seven terms.


5.

CLASSROOM DRESS CODE

Men:

Women:


Dress Shirt and Tie, Dress Pants or Dress Lavalava. No Denim, Jeans or Jeans material.

Dresses or Blouses with sleeves and Skirts.  Dress and Skirt lengths below the knee.  No Denim, Jeans or Jean material. No T-shirts, Tank tops, Singlets, Halter necks or sleeveless Tube Tops.

6.

TUITION - Vanuatu Campus

Pacific Islander Rate: $12,000 VT per term.

Tuition payments are due on or before January 30, 2018 and subsequently at the beginning of each term. Tuition payments can be made online by following the PAY TUITION link or be brought into the Admissions Office. Please add 4% for Credit Card payments.

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PASSPORT

Must be current through the end of the school year. (Dec 1, 2018).

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AIRLINE INFORMATION

Five main airlines fly into Vanuatu:


Air Vanuatu - out of Australia, New Zealand


Air New Zealand - out of New Zealand

Air Calendonia International - out of New Caledonia

Fiji Airways - out of Fiji

Virgin Australia - out of Australia

Student Discount on Airfares

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


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

13.

BANK

There are three main banks operating in Samoa:

Australia New Zealand Bank (ANZ)   Phone: (678) 26 355

Bank of South Pacific (BSP)   Phone: (678) 22 084

National Bank of Vanuatu Phone: (678) 22 201

MONEY EXCHANGE RATES INFORMATION

Local currency is Samoan Tala (SAT).


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

TRANSPORT

HEALTH

There are no immunization for Vanuatu.


There is one hospital located on the island: Villa Central Hospital

Bus to town center from Rhema: 150 VT

CLIMATE

Tropical year round: Average temperatures 15 - 33 C or 59 - 91 F.

Green season: November - April

Dry season: May - October