When does the school start?
Registration and orientation for both first and second year begins Tuesday September 6th, 2016 at 9.00am. Classes for both first and second year begin the following Monday, September 12th at 9.00am.
What are the dates of the semesters?
1st Semester: September 6th - December 13th, 2016
2nd Semester: January 2nd - April 25th, 2017
An optional three week outreach is offered during 2nd semester. School will not be in session during the three week outreach.
are there any days off from school?
Thanksgiving Break: November 23rd - November 27th, 2016
Christmas Break: December 14th - January 1st, 2017
Easter Break: April 16th, 2017
How much does the school cost?
The school is made up of two years. Students are able to attend first year, without obligating themselves to attend the second. Each year of study at the school costs $3,800. Discounts are available for paying your tuition in full before September 1st and for multiple same household family members. More detailed information regarding costs can be found on our financial information page.
For students wishing to go on outreach, additional funds will need to be raised. The deposit required to reserve your spot on the trip will be due during the 1st semester. In the past, deposit amounts have ranged from $100 to $500. Additional information regarding outreach will be given at orientation.
WHAT DO MY SCHOOL FEES COVER?
Your school fees cover one year of tuition and the books that are required for that year of school. Students are responsible for their own food and accommodation during the school. School fees do not cover child care (if you have children) or outreach costs. If you wish to go on outreach, you will be required to raise additional money.
Can I pay in installments?
While we offer discounts for students who choose to pay in full before September 1st, we also offer the option to pay your tuition in three installments. For detailed information regarding the installment plan, please visit our financial information page. All school fees must be paid before students are eligible to attend the optional outreach.
Do you provide housing and food?
The School of Supernatural Life is not a residential school. Students are responsible to find their own housing and food.
Do you provide child care?
SOSL Kids is a program that provides a safe and caring environment where children (ages 6 months to Pre-K) will be following a similar curriculum to that of the School of Supernatural Life. We believe that there is no junior Holy Spirit and our heart is to create an environment where your children are equipped and empowered to experience God! This program will be provided on Mondays and Tuesdays during school hours.
The cost for this service has been approximately $50 per child, per week. The cost will vary depending on the number of children enrolled in the program. As you complete your application for the School of Supernatural Life, when asked about SOSL Kids, please indicate accordingly and you will be contacted with additional information.
Where does the school meet?
The school meets on Grace Center's campus. The address is 2420 Bethlehem Loop Rd, Franklin, TN, 37069.
What is a typical week like at the school?
A description of a typical day at the School of Supernatural Life can be found here.
What is the flex session on Monday afternoon used for?
The last teaching slot on Monday afternoon is called a flex session in Year One. This time is used for stand-alone teachings, practical trainings, ministry time and soaking.
What are small groups?
In Year One, every student in the school is a member of a small group that meets on Tuesday afternoons. These groups are led by one of our staff small group leaders and are comprised of 5 to 7 students of the same gender. Small groups provide an excellent opportunity for students to share what God is doing, build community and have a safe environment for prayer and ministry.
Is the school just for young adults?
The school is open to all ages, though we do ask that students are at least 18 years old when enrolling. While we do have many adults in their twenties and thirties on the school, we also have several students in their forties, fifties and sixties. Whatever your age, you will feel right at home.
IS THE SCHOOL OF SUPERNATURAL LIFE AN ACCREDITED INSTITUTION?
The School of Supernatural Life is designed to bring about transformation of the heart. Although students study scripture and learn in a classroom environment, the school is not an accredited institution.
IS THE SCHOOL AFFILIATED WITH A CHURCH?
The School of Supernatural Life is a ministry of Grace Center, a church in Franklin, TN. More information can be found on the Grace Center website.
Will I be required to attend Grace Center while at the school?
The school is designed around the importance of the local church. Therefore, students will be required to attend a Grace Center’s Sunday morning service and the Monday night young adult service, called emanate. At those services, students will serve in various ministry capacities as part of their school attendance and graduation requirements. Placing a high value on rest, the School of Supernatural Life staff schedules the students to have one Sunday morning and one Monday evening a month when it is not a requirement to attend those services.
What will I learn?
The Bible is clear that all Christians are in full time ministry and so the aim of this school is to equip students to be naturally supernatural wherever they are irrespective of their vocation. A list of the topics that are covered in first and second year can be found here.
WHO WILL BE TEACHING ON THE SCHOOL?
Our teachers are a mix of Grace Center’s pastoral team and guest speakers that have relationship with Grace Center. A list of the speakers that have ministered to our students in previous years can be found here.
Can I audit some classes?
As the school is focused on intense growth and personal transformation, we place a high value on creating a safe place for our students to receive. As a certain element of privacy is required to foster this environment, we do not let the public audit our classes. However, if you have an interest in attending the school, there are several weeks of the school that are open for prospective students to come visit. To find out more about an on-site visit, please fill out our visitor registration form and we will contact you.
Can I visit the school?
For those who are interested in attending the school and would like an on-site visit, we offer several open days where this is possible. Please fill out our visitor registration form and we will contact you regarding an on-site visit.
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