Franciscan School of Theology

Andrew Utiger

- Adjunct Faculty in the Art and Practice of Church Administration


  • M.A. Graduate Theological Union
  • M.Div. Franciscan School of Theology
  • B.A. St. Francis College, Wisconsin

“For all our years of theological training, parish ministry requires of us a great range of day to day skills that, if better understood, can enrich our ministry.”

After years of parish ministry and administration, Andrew created and teaches a practical course in Church administration designed for students of different denominations training for ministry. Andrew is also the Director of Information Systems for the Diocese of Oakland.

Selected Course Descriptions

Parish/Non-Profit Administration
This course offers a comprehensive examination of church and pastoral administration, developing an understanding of and the practical skills for working in non-profit management. With a multi-denominational and multi-cultural perspective, the issues covered include mission, finances, facilities, communication, personnel, leadership
skills and organizational management.