EL PASO INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL OF FAITH
“ Training Christians to fight the good fight of faith, and to always be ready to
give an account of the hope that is within them.”
FINANCIAL INFORMATION AND SUPPORT
Rational for Financial Cost:
El Paso International School of Faith takes every possible measure to provide ministerial training that is relevant, practical, current, and cohesive within today's ministerial framework at a cost that is affordable. To that end, this page is dedicated to providing information that will explain the financial responsibilities of EPISF to you the student/s. We pray that you find the information informative and helpful as you continue your journey in the life of a Pastor, Church Leader or just strengthen your knowledge in the way of the Master.
El Paso International School of Faith defines a program as a set of courses designed to fully encompass a particular occupation or field of study (e.g. Pastoral, Church Leadership, or Youth Minister). The cost for each program is dependent on the number of hours each progam carries. Example: Pastoral Program is 520 hours at a cost of $150.00 per course (10 courses), which makes the total cost of the program $1,500.00
El Paso International School of Faith defines a course as an individual course designed for individual spiritual, and individual growth. Completed courses can be applied to specific programs. Cost of courses is dependent on the type of course taken. If a course can be applied or is part of an existing program (i.e. Pastoral Program), the cost is $150.00 for that course. If a course is not part of an existing program, the cost is $60.00 for that course. First Aid, CPR, courses cost $40.00 per person.
El Paso International School of Faith defines a workshop as a course designed for the purpose of daily or limited hourly training. Individuals, groups, or organizations may request a specialized workshop to meet the current training need for that organization. Workshops may also be offered as a community service at a particular location. All courses (program or individualized) can be conducted as a workshop. Workshop are designed to introduce the subject highlighting the main portions of the course. The cost is $60.00 (per person) and group rates can be offered depending on the size of the group.
The Need for Financial Assistance
El Paso International School of Faith makes every attempt to make available financial support to students that are in need of financial assistance. The following are a few of the ways in which EPISF assist financially;
Student may apply for a scholarship for any course that they enroll in. The scholarship (if approved) will pay up to 1/3 of the amount of the course/s that a student is enrolled. The student is required to pay 1/3 of the amount and a sponsor (Church, family, or friend, etc.) can assist in the final 1/3 of the balance. The School Board may grant a full scholarship based on need of the student and each request will be determined on case-by-case basis.
Student's may have a church, family, or individual make a financial contribution to the cost of their program. Money that is contributed to a student will be directly applied to the course, workshop, or program as money is contributed. Contributions need to be mailed to: McCombs Baptist Church, 10601 McCombs Dr. El Paso, Texas 79924 or can be hand delivered to your local Church office or course facilitator. The student will be requested to fill out the Private Sponsor form (link above) and turn in the completed form with the financial contribution.
El Paso International School of Faith is a non-profit learning center dedicated to the cause of fulfilling the Great Commission that Jesus gave to His disciples. All monies that is attributed to the school is used for operational cost of course development, student assistance, and office supplies. All contributions are tax deductible. If you or your organization would like to make a contribution to further the work of training layleaders' for the ministerial work, please fill out the form by using the link above, then print out the form for mailing. You can make your check, or money order to:
EL PASO INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL OF FAITH (EPISF)
El Paso, Texas 79924
El Paso International School of Faith thanks you in advance for your contribution and generosity.