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12 Jun

Online class - Congregational Leadership: UM History & Doctrine

Contact Info:

Lisa Buffum
beadisciple@sckans.edu

Time & Date

Event Dates:
June 12, 2019 - June 19, 2019
Time Zone

CT - Central Time

Event Details

Audience: Lay Leaders Men Older Adult Single Adult Women Young Adult

Designed for Part-Time Local Pastors and Certified Lay Ministers, but open to any person, clergy or lay, this course will cover the development of The United Methodist Church in America, as well as its doctrinal roots in both the Methodist and Evangelical United Brethren traditions.

The approach will be to understand the basics of our faith, both as it connects to the core of Christianity, as well as the uniqueness of United Methodism. Topics to be covered include the life and ministry of John and Charles Wesley, how the Methodist Societies in England functioned, early Methodism in America, Methodist and EUB doctrine, and mergers and splits in American Methodism.

Course content is delivered primarily through interviews with Rev. Dr. Mark Pruett-Barnett, who has a Ph.D. from Drew University in Theology and Religion with a concentration in Methodist Studies. There are also two live online sessions where the instructor presents material and interacts with students. This course is one of the elective courses for the Certificate in Congregational Leadership (CCL) program and is eligible for 1.0 CEU. Price: $59

***This is an online course, meaning you can participate at the time of day that works best for your schedule. Course materials will become available at Noon Central on the start day, and you should plan to spend an hour or two (whenever you choose) every day interacting with the course and on the discussion boards.***

Sponsored by:


BeADisciple.com; Pecometh Camp and Retreat Center