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PT 520 Care in Christian Communities

Phillips Theological Seminary, University Senate-Approved Seminaries | CEUs: 3.5 // Tuition: $420

Completion Time: August 28 - December 15, 2017

The purpose of this course is to help students understand in a more comprehensive and dynamic way practices of Christian care within their communities. Students will explore ways to attend to suffering and to identify resources within and outside of the church that contribute to the ability to offer…

DS 500 History and Polity of DOC

Phillips Theological Seminary, University Senate-Approved Seminaries | CEUs: 3.5 // Tuition: $420

Completion Time: August 28 - December 15, 2017

The origin, development, organization, and theological interests of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) studied in the context of American social and religious history. Required of all Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) students preparing for ordination. Enrollment encouraged for United C…

HB 600.02 Exegesis of the Hebrew Bible: Psalms

Phillips Theological Seminary, University Senate-Approved Seminaries | CEUs: 3.5 // Tuition: $420

Completion Time: August 28 - December 15, 2017

This course is intended to help students in all Master’s programs “act as responsible biblical interpreters critically informed by current historical, literary and theological scholarship in the field of biblical studies.” As an exegetical course in the area of Biblical Studies, the course is design…

Afire with God: Becoming Spirited Stewards

BeADisciple.com | CEUs: 1.0 // Tuition: $70.00

Completion Time: 2 weeks

Stewardship feels like a dirty word in most churches. Pastors preach about it knowing they must while members sit uncomfortably through the “it’s-that-time-again” sermons and other appeals. But it doesn’t have to be that way! Stewardship really means that we are taking good care of our ministries an…

For Such a Time as This

BeADisciple.com | CEUs: 1.0 // Tuition: $50.00

Completion Time: 2 weeks

In our world, in our nation, in our neighborhoods, in our schools and businesses, even in our congregations, there is too much fear. The bruising political campaign we endured last year is only the most obvious expression of it. What can we do, as followers of Jesus, the Prince of Peace, to encourag…

Broadening the Reach: Moving to Online Education

General Board of Higher Education and Ministry | CEUs: 0.4 // Tuition: $100

Completion Time: August 7, 14, 21 and 28 (1 hour session per day, from 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Central)

This 4-hour online course will answer the following questions about teaching online: How can online instruction help you reach new students and increase awareness about your academic establishment? How do I plan for transitioning from classroom to online education? What are the necessary components…

Christian Mission

13 United Methodist Theological Schools, Claremont School of Theology, University Senate-Approved Seminaries | CEUs: 3 // Tuition: $880 per unit

Completion Time: One Semester - 15 weeks

This course examines theological, biblical, and historical foundations for Christian mission. Practices and models of mission, both historical and contemporary, are analyzed and critiqued. Students will develop and articulate a theology of mission appropriate for local congregations. This course is…

Culture of Generosity

Do you have an inclusive culture of diversity? As advancement strategists, we are called to eliminate a one-size-fits-all fundraising model, but that may require radical changes in how we understand philanthropy and transformative gifts. Join presenter Aimée Laramore to learn about Black Philanthrop…

Bachelor of Science Hospitality Management

Bethune-Cookman University, National Association of Schools & Colleges of The United Methodist Church | Credit Hours: 125 Credit Hours // Tuition: $560 per credit hour

Completion Time: 8 Semesters

B.S. Hospitality Management The Bob Billingslea School of Hospitality Management is committed to providing excellence in Hospitality education, preparing students for leadership roles in events and entertainment, lodging and resorts, global tourism, entrepreneurship and innovation, and food service….

United Methodist Polity

13 United Methodist Theological Schools, Claremont School of Theology, University Senate-Approved Seminaries | CEUs: 2 // Tuition: $880 per unit

Completion Time: One Semester - 15 weeks

This course examines the missional priorities, ecclesiological forms, structure, and governance of the United Methodist Church that undergird its effort to “make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world”. Students will explore the church’s doctrinal statements as well as its und…

Your Ministry of Leading Worship 101

BeADisciple.com | CEUs: 1.0 // Tuition: $85.00

Completion Time: 4 Weeks

Would you like to prepare to do “pulpit supply” or lead worship with your pastor? This course will focus on basic understandings of worship, gaining skills for Lay Servants planning and leading worship, and fulfill requirements for Lay Speaker Certification. Particular emphasis will be given to stud…

Tactile Prayer: The History, Theology, and Practice of Prayer Beads

BeADisciple.com | CEUs: .5 // Tuition: $50.00

Completion Time: 2 weeks

Do you get distracted when praying? Is it hard to focus on God and prayer? Do you learn best when you can get your hands on things? If you answered yes and you struggle with prayer then register now for Tactile Prayer. This class teaches how to use a new tool to enrich your prayer life and explores…

Youth Ministry Foundations: A Sustainable Approach to Youth Ministry

BeADisciple.com | CEUs: 1.0 // Tuition: $65.00

Completion Time: 3 weeks

This workshop will help you build a youth ministry that is effective and sustainable, giving you the tools to build a solid, disciple-making youth ministry that continues from year to year. We will cover control and vision documents, fundraising, parent and family ministry, theological youth ministr…

Certificate in Christian Ministry

Bethune-Cookman University, National Association of Schools & Colleges of The United Methodist Church | Credit Hours: 32 // Tuition: $250.00 per credit hour

The certificate in Christian Ministry represents the goals and values of Mary McLeod Bethune as recently restated by the University: Faith, Integrity, Service, Respect, and Thirst for knowledge. Dr. Bethune initiated religious education in the wider community and on the campus of B-CU. Now the Unive…

Conflict Management

13 United Methodist Theological Schools, Methodist Theological School in Ohio | // Tuition: $2043

Completion Time: 2 weeks

Course meets July 18, 25; August 1 with online work required. Conflict management theories will be introduced in this course in depth. Leadership skills will be promoted with specific attention to managing, or solving when possible, conflict. Case studies and mediation work will be included in this…

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