Midwestern Women’s Institute

ministry training. spiritual encouragement. biblical fellowship.

Midwestern Women’s Institute is a residential certificate program that exists to equip women to serve their families, churches, and communities by providing them with ministry training, spiritual encouragement, and biblical fellowship. We offer classes on Monday and Thursday nights with additional options for credit through chapel and conference classes. Our classes are open to all women in the Kansas City area who seek to learn and be equipped no matter their marital status or occupation.

Class Schedule

Fall 2017:

Term I – August 21-October 2

-Biblical Literacy I – Thursdays, 6:45PM-8:15PM (syllabus)

-For the Church Conference Class, Sept 25-26 – This course requires attending the FTC Conference and specifically the Women’s Track Workshops. (syllabus)

Term II – October 19-November 30

-Bible Literacy II – Thursdays, 6:45PM-8:15PM (syllabus)

-Thrive Practicum – (syllabus)

Group I: Jill Wright & Kalee Duesing; meets on campus; Oct. 30, Nov. 13 & 27, Dec. 4; 11:30AM-1:00PM


Spring 2018:

Term III January 22-March 2

Biblical Parenting – Mondays, 6:45pm-8:15pm (syllabus)

Term IV March 12-April 27

Worldview and Ethics – Thursdays, 6:45pm-8:15pm (syllabus)

Thrive Practicum- meets Monday, March 12th & 19th, and April 9th & 23rd, 11:30am-1:00pm (Syllabus)


New Students:

To apply as a new MWI student, submit a completed Admission Application to mwi@mbts.edu. After you have been admitted you can fill out an enrollment form for the upcoming Term.
Download Admission Application Here

Current Students:

Submit the completed enrollment form to mwi@mbts.edu.
Download Enrollment Form Here


$10 per course per term for Midwestern Seminary and College students and spouses
$20 per course per term for women outside of Midwestern Seminary and College
Payment can be processed in person at the Financial Services office in the Classroom Building, or online through the student portal.
For more information about the payment process, you can contact the Financial Services Office at 816-414-3716

Program Information

Location: Classroom Building, Office 133
Email: mwi@mbts.edu
Phone: 816-414-3780

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Upcoming Events

Our Connect team plans events throughout the semester to give our women opportunities to meet together.

There are no upcoming events at this time.


Free childcare is available for children ages 6 months to 11 years during all MWI classes and events. To request childcare for MWI classes please fill out the Childcare Registration Form below. To reserve childcare for upcoming MWI Events or chapel sessions, please register here one week before the date childcare will be needed. The forms listed below must be turned in at the time childcare is requested.

Sign up for Childcare

MWI Childcare (also known as Kids For the Church) is introducing KidCheck this year. KidCheck is a secured, electronic check-in system. All parents who plan to utilize childcare will need to go to the KidCheck website and create a profile with their and their child(ren)’s information prior to the date childcare is needed. This information will be stored for future events and can be updated by the parents as needed. Click here for more information about KidCheck. Click here for a short tutorial video on how to set up your KidCheck profile.

In addition to creating a KidCheck profile, parents must read and sign each of the forms below and email them to childcare@mbts.edu before their child(ren) can utilize childcare.

Childcare Registration Form
Childcare Parental Agreement
Liability and Activity Release
Consent to Medical and Dental Care

MWI Resource Library

Our MWI Resource Library has a number of Bible studies, books, and other resources that can be checked out by women at Midwestern and by local church members. The online catalog, mwi.libib.com, has links to both our Resource Library and the Video Bible Studies that are available to be checked out in the upper left corner of the screen. When you find a book or study you’d like to check out contact the MWI office to check availability and schedule a pickup time. An information card and a $30 deposit are required when you check out a resource and the deposit will be returned to you when return the study.
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