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KINGDOM EMPOWERMENT MINISTRY INSTITUTE

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A Five Fold Ministry training school devoted to bringing the believer in the full operation of the Ministry and Spiritual gifts for the purposes of God!

KINGDOM EMPOWERMENT MINISTRY INSTITUTE

AFiveFoldMinistrytrainingschooldevotedtobringingthebelieverinthefull operationoftheMinistryandSpiritualgiftsforthepurposesofGod!

www.kingdomempowermentinstitute.blogspot.com

 Kingdom Empowerment Ministry Institute 291 Mustian Road Norlina, NC 27563 Phone 434-222-1194 • Email kingdomministryschool@gmail.comWeb: www.kingdomempowermentinstitute.blogspot.com

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About KEMI .............................................................................. 1 About our Founder ................................................................. 3
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KEMI school Information………………………… Courese offered & Descriptions ....................... ………………….. Programs of Study………………………………………………… .. Registration form………………………………………………….

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Here at Kingdom Empowerment Ministry Institute, we are very passionate about the people of God, walking in their true identity, power and authority as they operate within the calling and the gifts given by God.
KEMI is ETA certified Five-fold School of Ministry. This is a vision to teach and train all of Gods people that are believers the things necessary to help them become the Ministry gifts, and operate in the Spiritual gifts he called them to be, not having to struggle as many of us have had to struggle to become who we are becoming today. These classes will not only help those who are called to ministry but others who desire a deeper understanding about all aspects of ministry including, Music, worship, writing, Preaching and Preparing a sermon, dance ministry, armor bearer ministry, prayer ministry, helps etc. Inside our class rooms the students will have the freedom to exercise the gifts they have recognized inside themselves that they may gain wisdom and knowledge of who they are in a safe environment. KEMI was founded in Dec. 2010 by then Minister Michelle Ragland and was first implemented as a teleconference and correspondence training school. By December 2011 the first on campus classes came into manifestation at the Kingdom Restorers' Ministry International location at 111 W. Franklin Street Warrenton, NC 27589 with approximately 6 students.

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Our Founder:
Pastor and Founder of Kingdom Restorers' Ministry International in Warrenton, NC 27589. Apostle Michelle Ragland is an Apostle called by God, who resides in Norlina, North Carolina. She was born in Coatesville Pennsylvania and relocated with her family to Warren County, North Carolina. She is a woman of God who seeks after God and pursues the great commission by helping others through missions, education and her love walk. She serves and has served God and various communities through outreach ministries which by God’s inspiration she has founded.

*In 2003, Journey united youth outreach was formed in N.E. Washington, DC to serve low income and at risk youth. It provided afterschool/ summer educational and recreational activities for approximately 20 youth boys and girls, She did this as she served under the Anointed Leadership of Pastor Frank L. Gibson, III of Lion of Judah Community Baptist Church. *Also in 2003, Soup Bowls For life was formed in the Maryland and Washington, DC areas, serving the homeless community in shelters and on the street. Providing them with physical food and spiritual food, the program was backed by Matt. 4:4 “Man shall not live by bread alone but by every word that proceeds out of the mouth of God.” *In July 2008, God’s Anointed Women of the Word Outreach Ministry.(a bible study correspondence, newsletter and community/ international outreach ministry) was formed and founded by Minister Ragland to Educate, Empower and train women of the world to become better wives, mothers, and community leaders through the love of Christ and encouragement through personal testimonies. We currently have members in Maryland, North Carolina, Virginia, Pennsylvania and Texas. This Ministry is founded on Christ (the Rock) first and then on James 1:22, “But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves.” Through this ministry we also provide clothes and shoes to families that have suffered a loss or hardship due to fire, homelessness or loss of employment. We have a once a year women’s 2 day overnight retreat to inspire, educate and empower the women of God from all denominations and backgrounds in their walk with Christ. *Kingdom Restorer’s Ministry International was conceived in Sept. 2009 by the Holy Spirit of God and was launched in May 2010 as mandated by God, “To restore the Love for God into the hearts of Mankind, through the Great Commission.”Matt. 28:18-20
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I am Equipped, Empowered and Ready for God’s Kingdom to be restored here on earth one soul at a time which is the Great Commission.(Matt. 28:18-20) I believe in the Holy trinity, God the father, God the Son and God the Holy Spirit. I believe in full water immersion baptism as a outward act to the inward call of salvation and that in order to enter into eternal rest in Heaven, or to access the benefits and keys to the Kingdom one must be born again of water and the Spirit (John 3:3-5) I believe that if you confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus, and believe in your heart that God raised Him from the dead, you shall be saved! In His Service, Pastor Michelle Ragland Founder of Kingdom Empowerment Ministry Institute
Classes of Instruction: The Ministry Gifts: *Intro to the Ministry Gifts Evangelist, Prophet The Spiritual Gifts: Faith, Healing, Prophecy (Others announced)

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KEMI Instructors

Apostle April Cofie

Apostle April Cofie is a native of Nashville, Tennessee. ApostlecurrentlyservesunderthecoveringofApostleJanice Fountaine andtheFivefoldChurchFellowshipasthe5th Vice PrelateandoverseerofOne WordTeacher'sAlliance(Education Division).SheisalsothefounderofDaughterZofThunder,a ministryschoolfornew(unseasoned)womeninministrybasedin Murfreesboro, TN. DaughterZofThunderhelditsfirstclasson July30,2011.

Classes of Instruction:
The Ministry gifts: Pastor, Teacher , Sermon preparation

Building Leaders for the Kingdom!

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KEMI Instructors Continued:

Apostle Jocelyn Thornton

Reverend Dr. Jocelyn Carita Thornton is the Senior Pastor of Emmanuel Worship Center in Orland Park, Illinois. A prophetic psalmist and preacher of the Gospel, Dr. Thornton's roots lie deep in educational leadership and spiritual development. A native of Chicago, Illinois she has served in various church leadership positions throughout the Midwestern and Southern states and co-labored with prominent men and women of the Gospel for over 20 years. Classes of Instruction: The Ministry Gifts: Apostle ( more to be assigned), Church Administration

Reverend David H. Boyd
I have been an ordained Minister since May 31, 1994. I was assistant to the Pastor of United Solid Rock Missionary Baptist Church for approximately 15 years. I taught bible study and adult sunday school classes for 11 years at the same Church. I received a ministry diploma on April 8, 2001 as well as a 3 year degree April 14, 2002 from the Making a Difference Ministries Bible Academy. I am a preacher and teacher of the word of God, a man that seeks after God and loves the people of God. Classes of Instruction: The Spiritual Gifts: Miracles, Healing, Prophecy, Giving
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Apostle Rose White

Apostle Rose was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1960, is the mother of one son, and currently resides in her home state of Pennsylvania. She was raised in North Carolina and has had the opportunity to travel and reside in various other states. She holds a Bachelors of Theology through Faith Theological in Tampa, Florida, attended Liberty University and Grand Canyon University. She holds an Honorary Doctorate Degree and is continuing her education in Professional Counseling.
Classes of Instruction: Intercessory Prayer, Strategic Spiritual Mapping Deliverance , Spiritual Warfare (More to be Announced)

Apostle Janice Fountaine
Apostle called to help bring oneness to the Body of Christ and usher them into the Five-fold Realms and Dimensions of Kingdom Dominion and Authority. She is the Presiding Apostolic Bishop of the Five-fold Church Fellowship and Apostolic Visionary, Janice Fountaine Ministries, Presiding Pastor, Kingdom Empowerment Worship Center. Classes of Instruction: Realms and Dimensions of the Supernatural World Missions (More to be announced)
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Kingdom Empowerment Ministry Institute
A Five Fold Ministry training school devoted to bringing the believer in the full operation of the Ministry and Spiritual gifts for the purposes of God!
Kingdom Empowerment Ministry Institute offers a unique
approach to distance education. Our online Courses train students to be Ambassadors for Christ.
Online Learning Courses are taught in a flexible virtual classroom experience, designed to be both engaging and challenging. Students have access to an incredible array of learning resources and can complete their online degrees on their own schedule. KEMI’S Certificate, Licensing and Ordination courses of study can be completed 100 percent online using an 8-week delivery format. Through the online format a student can complete a program entirely online, with some exceptions in which a student is required to complete a minimum number of courses face-to-face on campus. Instructors/ Faculty The faculty members at KEMI are leaders in the industry who use real-world experience and current industry practices to create in-depth curricula with a Christian worldview. KEMI Online students benefit from coursework that is both challenging and engaging. Academic Computing Policy As a KEMI student, you have certain rights and responsibilities that you should be aware of as you use the Schools technological resources.

Plagiarism & Academic Dishonesty All assignments for this course are to be completed by the student enrolled in the course. As a student, you are responsible for knowing and adhering to the code of honor. Any violation of this code will result in a grade of “F” for the course and possible further discipline as indicated in the above document. Media and External Link Content Disclaimer KEMI Online courses use media and external links consistent with the latest research regarding the class subject area. KEMI does not necessarily endorse specific personal, religious, philosophical, or political positions espoused by the creators of these materials or the other elements on the webpage where the content is housed.

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Drop / Withdrawal Policy If a student needs to remove a class from his/her schedule once it has begun, it can be done either as a “drop” or as a “withdrawal”. The method of processing the request is based on the student’s attendance. A class can be dropped at any point prior to the start date of the course or once the course has begun up until the student attends the course. Attendance is defined as “any submission to Blackboard within the enrollment dates of the course.” This definition includes, but is not limited to, completion of the Course Requirements Checklist and the Course Introduction. Once a submission is made to Black Board within the enrollment dates of the course, courses must be removed via withdrawal. To discuss the possible consequences of a withdrawal, contact KEMI Administrator at 434222-1194. Students are expected to submit tests and course work throughout the term and/or sub-term. Students who begin attendance, but then cease progressing toward the completion of the course will be assigned a grade of "FN." If the student receives all FN's in a sub-term, the student will be subject to the Unofficial Withdrawal Procedure which includes the reduction and/or return of all financial aid/ Scholarships. Blackboard Navigation You are expected to know how to navigate your course. For help in using Blackboard, visit the Services/Support area. Tutorials, printable help documents, and FAQs are offered there. If you are interested in becoming a KEMI student, click on one of the program options above for more information. You can also contact us to get in touch with OUR enrollment specialist who can help you create a plan for your educational success. Using Email Your instructor will communicate with you via your Liberty University email address. Use only that address when contacting your instructor or classmates, and check your webmail inbox frequently in order to stay abreast of news and progress within your course. DO NOT turn in your assignments by email. When creating a message to your instructor, identify your course and section in the subject line. Use the following model: COUR ### - semester + section (for example: COMS 101 spring certificate) Be sure to include your name and student ID at the end of your email message.(Your student Id is your DOB)

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Communication within Course
While email may be utilized for casual communication, graded class discussions and group collaboration are conducted inside the discussion board tool of your Blackboard course. Since this also is the primary place for making impressions both socially and academically, create messages that convey you at your best. Proper netiquette can help you be successful. Netiquette, or network etiquette, refers to the generally accepted rules for considerate behavior in online communications. Some tips to keep in mind: 1. Spend time crafting your message. This is not a textmessaging environment for quick, abbreviated conversation; it is a place for the exchange of academic knowledge. Use words that contribute to this purpose in a professional, concise manner. 2. Be sure to check your words for correct spelling and grammar. Do not write in all capital letters: it’s rude. Be sparing with your use of font weights like bold, italics, and underline. 3. Basic courtesy goes a long way to a good online experience. Respond politely and promptly, be patient, and appreciate differences. No vulgar, sexist, racist, biased, or other objectionable language will be tolerated. 4. Valid criticism is acceptably expressed in the form of thoughtful alternatives. Do not insult or “flame” others. 5. Respect one another’s privacy. Do not share e-mail addresses without permission. Do not allow anyone from outside the course to access the discussions without the previous permission of the instructor and all other group members. 6. Be careful about sharing your own personal information, especially usernames and passwords. DISCUSSION BOARD INSTRUCTIONS As part of the collaborative learning environment, you are required to interact with your classmates and course instructor in three Discussion Board forums. The interaction within this setting makes up a significant portion of your grade for this course. For each of the two graded forums, the instructor will provide you with a thought-provoking topic that will help start your online discussion. Each forum is completed in two parts over the course of two weeks. In the first
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week of the forum, you will post a new thread that directly addresses the prompt provided by the instructor. In the subsequent week, you will post two meaningful replies to at least two classmates’ threads. Thus, for each forum you are required to post a minimum of 3 times: 1 thread and 2 replies. The instructor will observe online discussions throughout the assigned weeks and may interject his or her comments intermittently. Feel free to respond to the instructor's comments in addition to the required replies to your classmates' postings. Follow the guidelines provided below as you complete each part of the forums. THREAD:  Respond to the questions/ideas that are presented in the instructor’s prompt.  Summarize any related ideas that are presented in the Fee and Stuart textbook. For example, if the prompt asks you to identify issues that readers encounter, then you should summarize any reasons or examples that Fee and Stuart discuss in the textbook.  Include at least two quotes from the assigned Fee and Stuart readings.  Formal footnotes/endnotes are not required; just include the author’s name and page number(s) for students and instructors to check context.  Your initial thread should be at least 250 words composed in three paragraphs.  Threads are due the stated deadline of the first week the forum is assigned. REPLIES:  First, summarize what you think your classmate intended to communicate in his/her thread in order to remind readers of the ideas in your classmate’s thread and to clarify and miscommunication or misinterpretation that may occur.  Second, commend at least one good point that he/she raised in his/her thread. Explain why you identified that particular point raised by your classmate.  Third, contribute new information or ideas to further the discussion; present additional facts, Scriptures, or applications to the current discussion that have not yet been mentioned, or redirect the discussion to another appropriate path.  Finally, encourage your classmate to continue growing in their understanding of organization, administration, and spiritual development, and/or type out a positive prayer to the Lord on behalf of your classmate.  Each reply should be at least 100 words composed in one paragraph.  Replies are due by the stated deadline of the second week the forum is assigned. Review the Discussion Board Grading Rubric to see the specific criteria on which you will be graded.

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Correspondence Course:
Distance Education refers to any mode of instruction in which there is a separation, in time or place, between the instructor and student. ED’s eligibility regulations define two types of distance education: • Correspondence courses (including some courses offered on video cassettes), and • Telecommunications courses offered via television, audio or computer (including the Internet). Schools use distance education to respond to students’ needs for alternatives to the schedules and locations at which courses traditionally have been offered. The availability of new technologies including the Internet have spurred significant growth in the number and types of distance education programs schools offer. A school may not refuse to provide FSA funds to a student because he or she is enrolled in correspondence or telecommunications courses unless the courses are not part of an eligible program. A correspondence course is a home-study course provided by a school under which the school provides instructional materials, including examinations on the materials, to students who are not physically attending classes at the school. When a student completes a portion of the instructional materials, the student takes the examinations that relate to that portion of the materials and returns the examinations to the school for grading

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Courses Offered Programs of Study and Descriptions:

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The Ministry Gifts:
Discover the equipping ministry that God has set in the church in detail and why? What is the purpose of these ministries and where do you fit in the body of Christ? As you go through this lesson of study you will be able to identify your calling and grace in the Church. “Yet grace was given to each of us individually in
proportion to the measure of Christ’s gift; And His gifts were some to be Apostles, some Prophets, some Evangelists, some Pastors and Teachers.” (Ephesians 4: 7, 11)

Apostolic Ministry- APM001267 What is an apostle or apostolic ministry? What is their purpose?, How do you identify an apostle?, what is their position in the body of Christ? Prophetic Ministry- PPM0012879 What is a prophet or prophetic ministry? What is their purpose? How do you identify a prophet? What is their position in the body of Christ? Pastoral & Teaching Ministry-PTM0012456 What is a pastor? What is their purpose? How do you identify a pastor? what is their position in the body of Christ? Evangelistic Ministry-EVM00129854 What is an evangelist? what is their purpose? How do you identify an evangelist? what is their position in the body of Christ? Other Courses of Instruction: These classes will help you to implement the ministry that Christ has called you and equipped you to do outside the walls of the Church and internationally. Spread the gospel of Jesus Christ to the world through various aspects of Ministry by developing what God has given you!          Outreach and Evangelism World Missions The Intercessor Biblical Leadership Christian Counseling Spiritual warfare & Deliverance Realms & Dimensions of the Supernatural Music & Worship Altar Ministry
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Armor Bearer Writing the Vision Church Administration Financing the Work Online Ministry A calling to be holy, healed and whole The power & Authority of the Holy Spirit Spiritual Authority Contemporary WorldViews Theology Survey of Biblical Literature

Programs of Study: You can enroll for our Online/ Teleconference courses and study and go at your own pace or come to our local campus for face to face with your instructors. Online/ Teleconference: The online study program is convient for those who work and don’t have time to come to campus, and for those who are out of state. Our online and teleconference courses allow you to study in your own time, take quizzes online, and turn in course assignments or contact your instructors through email via our online learning website. You will create your own password and username and have access to audio lectures, notes and leave messages for your instructors. Online testing: We are making strides in these technological age and we now offer online testing to all students, on or off campus! With most online test you can get your grades immediately, so that you can keep track of your progress quickly. Every test will have its own access number that will be given by the instructor at the time of testing. Please keep up with this number so that you can complete your test by your scheduled due dates or points will be deducted, as with all online assignments.

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Courses of Study

KEMI has 3 courses of study to offer our students. Our courses range from 6 months to 18 months, gradually climbing to higher degrees of education to equip the students to reach the goal of pursuing full time ministry for the Lord!
*Certificate Courses: (6 months) This course of study is for those who are in the beginning stages of answering the call to the ministry. The certificate course will give them the basic knowledge of the things of the spirit in regards to the Ministry gifts, spiritual gifts and the call of God. This course also requires the following courses: The Armor Bearer, Authorized to walk in power, and Holiness of the Altar. These basic courses have been comprised to bring the believer into a deeper dimension of relationship with God, and prepare them to understand the call of God and find their place in the Kingdom.

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Licensing and Ordination Requirements:
The Licensing and Ordination courses are for those students who have maintained acceptable academic standing, and have shown proficiency in the completion of basic course requirements in the foundational classes of the Five-Fold Ministry Gifts, Spiritual Gifts, and other required curriculum. Students must have completed the minimum of 6-8 months of Courses before they can apply for the License and/ or Ordination classes. Applications must be accompanied with a Pastoral Reference or an Administrative Referral from KEMI’s Administrator. Due to the seriousness of this magnitude of courses, a $25.00 Fee is due upon receipt of application into this program of study and is non-refundable.
*Licensing Courses: (12 Months) This course of study is for the believer who has realized their purpose and place in the Kingdom of God and they are ready to walk in and accept the call to ministry. This is a 12 month course of study specifically catered to the ministry of which you are called in the body of Christ. During the 12 month study you will go in depth into the dimensions of power and authority in God and study your specifically chosen courses to empower you to dwell in the secret place and operate with confidence in the position God has ordained for you. This course also requires: Leadership/ Becoming Gods leader, Sermon preparation and preaching, Gods Worship leader, The Power and authority of the Holy Spirit, and A Calling to be holy, Healed and whole. *Ordination Courses: (18 months) ***Pastoral Ministry, Evangelistic Ministry, Apostolic Ministry, Prophetic Ministry, Teaching Ministry. This course of study is designed to send the student forth into the full time ministry as God has already ordained, fully equipped, empowered and with established vision for ministry. Required courses: Writing the Vision (what is the call, the vision, the mandate that the Lord has placed on your life), Establishing the work, Financing the work, others to be announced.
****If you wished to be licensed or ordained under the Kingdom Empowerment Five Fold Church fellowship, Please contact Pastor Michelle Ragland, KEMI administrator for more information. School Administrator, Pastor Michelle Ragland: P)434-222-1194 Email: Kingdomministryschool@gmail.com

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291 Mustian Road Norlina, NC 27563* www.kingdomempowermentinstitute.blogspot.com Ordination/ Licensing Program Applicant Information Last Name Street Address City Phone Date Available Ministry Program: Are you a citizen of the United States? Currently in Ministry? Have you completed basic Ministry training? YES YES YES NO NO NO If no, are you authorized to work in the U.S.? If so, where? YES State E-mail Address Social Security No. Program of Study: First M.I. Date

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ministry Education information Ministry School? From College/ Ministry From Other From To Did you graduate? To Did you graduate? To Did you graduate? Address YES Address YES Address YES NO Degree NO Degree NO Degree

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Please list three professional references.
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Disclaimer and Signature I certify that my answers are true and complete to the best of my knowledge. If this application leads to Ordination or Licensing under KEFCF, I understand that false or misleading information in my application or interview may result in actions by the Fellowship, KEMI or Ministry. Signature Date

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Ordination / Licensing Application
Please give us a brief summary of your conversion experience, your call to ministry and what you believe your ministry gift to the body of Christ is: ____________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________ ______ ____________________________________________________________________________ ______ ____________________________________________________________________________ ______ ____________________________________________________________________________ ______ ____________________________________________________________________________ ______ ____________________________________________________________________________ ______ ____________________________________________________________________________ ______ ____________________________________________________________________________ ______ ____________________________________________________________________________ ______ ____________________________________________________________________________ ______ ____________________________________________________________________________ ______ ____________________________________________________________________________ ______

If applying by mail: Send registration with $25 fee (check or Money order) to: Kingdom Empowerment Ministry Institute 291 Mustian Rd Norlina, NC 27563

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Graduation Resources Certificate Program Graduates

Licensing & Ordination Attire

http://www.suiteavenue.com/

(Please make sure you order the appropriate attire for your graduation services, as specified by Kingdom Empowerment Ministry Institute)

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