Become a Priest or Priestess
Have you always felt called? Called to serve others as a spiritual life coach, counselor, clergy?
As a Registered Priest / Priestess or Minister you can Start your own ministry, and give spiritual counseling, spiritual coaching, and pastoral counseling.
With the credentials you receive from the Temple of Nature your name will be entered into the rolls of the lineage of the Temple and you’ll have the right to Handfast and give sacerdotal rites of the Ministry. You may set up your own spiritual counseling or healing practice or start your own ministry helping and guiding others on the spiritual path.
Feel good about what you do. Make a living doing what you were born to do, what you love to do.
All the academic work is done independently.
This certification program is oriented to adult students with verifiable life experience in the area of spirituality and/or spiritual healing.
The program certifies 36 credits. To complete the requirements of the program you must present and approve a Thesis in your area of study.
To enter the program you must…
* be a good standing member of the Temple of Nature,
* have a minimum age of 25 years old,
* have the degree of “Adept of the Temple”, or
* have a bachelor degree from another educational institution, and
* have verifiable life experience in the area in which you wish to obtain your degree.
After the application process is completed, you will be contacted by the supervising High-Priest who will assess your background and assign topics/courses to study according to your interests and training needs. From that moment you can dedicate yourself to the preparation of your Thesis.
As part of your training work, you must develop and write courses for the undergraduate program.
At the time of application you must have a clear idea of what your Thesis will be.
Time limits for completion of program are as follows:
* Minimum: 1 year.
* Maximum: 2 years.
After successful completion of the program, you’ll receive…
* Degree: Master of the Temple.-
Graduates are eligible for application as Priest/Priestess with the Temple of Nature.
According to your research area and upon the approval of your Thesis you will receive one of the following religious certifications:
* Master of Arts in Religious Studies, MA (if Thesis is related to the study of comparative religions and religious traditions.)
* Master of Divinity, M.Div. (if Thesis is related to spiritual practices centered on the Earth, and or spiritual teaching/counseling or spiritual healing.)
* Master of Metaphysics, M.M. (if Thesis is related to mystical or esoteric practices.)
* Master of Pagan Ministry, M.P.M. (if Thesis is related to practical pagan ministry.)
* Master of Philosophy, Ph.M. (if Thesis is related to the investigation of mystical or esoteric disciplines and their history.)
* Master of Theology, Th.M. (if Thesis is related to the study and research of spiritual, religious, mystical or esoteric traditions.)
Important: religious certification is granted indefinitely as long as the graduate remains in good standing as a member of the Temple of Nature. In case of leaving the Temple of Nature or serious misconduct this certification may be withdrawn by Ancient Wisdom Theological Seminary.
Ordination is Optional
After graduation as a Master of the Temple you may apply for ordination as a Priest or Priestess and registration in the rolls of the Temple of Nature. At that time you may choose one of the following titles:
* Healing Minister,
* Inter-faith Minister,
* Pagan Minister,
* Spiritual Minister,
* Asatru Priest / Priestess,
* Druid Priest / Priestess,
* Priest / Priestess of the Goddess,
* Priest / Priestess of Nature,
* Wiccan Priest / Priestess,
Once ordained You may attach Reverend, Frater or Soror to your name and accept money for your services.
All prices are shown in US dollars and are not refundable.
Level 2 study program: $ 3,680 (if paid in full).
Year long plan: $ 1,500 down payment + 11 monthly payments of $ 215 – total $ 3,865.-
18 months plan: $ 560 down payment + 17 monthly payments of $ 200 – total $ 3,960.-
Payments are made through PayPal. The lack of payment will result in the immediate abandonment of the program.
The price of the program covers:
* Up to 24 months to complete the program.
* Access to Ancient Wisdom Theological Seminary virtual campus.
* Study material in electronic format (downloadable.)
* Regular contact via email with the Instructor (once a month for 12 months.)
* 1 year of membership at ToN (after graduation).