Online Classes

Classes are app. 5 weeks long  All assignments, quizzes, and chats must be completed to receive credit for the course.

Basic is a pre-requisite for these courses. Cost $42.00; does not include book.  Must be paid for with credit or debit card.

Once the link for the course is opened, we can not issue a refund. We use Google Classroom for  for the classes and it can be accessed by tablet or pc. You will need speakers for any videos used in the class. 

To register for classes Click here
January 9 – February 13:  Deadline to register January 9

This course is designed to enable participants to explore the meaning of Methodism, analyze Wesleyan theology and its practical structure and disciplines for Methodists

Book for the Class:  “Living our Beliefs: The United Methodist Way,” published by Kenneth L. Carder.

February 6 – March 13: Deadline to register is ​February 6

The course focuses on the organization and governance of the UMC.

Book for the Class: "2016 Book of Discipline" which can be downloaded for free from Supplementary text: The Method of Our Mission  published by Laceye C. Warner.

March 6- April 10:  Deadline to register March 6

This course will offer an overview of the importance of storytelling and opportunities for sharing.

Book for the Class: "Dancing with Words" published by Ray Buckley.

Shaping the Prayers of the People:
April 10- May 15: Deadline to register is ​April 10

This class is designed to encourage and help participants craft prayers of intercession. 

Book for the Class: "Shaping the Prayers of the People: The Art of Intercession" published by Samuel Wells and Abigail Kacher

Social Principles:
May 8 – June 12: Deadline to register is May 8

The course focuses on the social principles, beliefs, and practices of the UMC as well as society.

Book for the Class: "Social Principles of the United Methodist Church" published by Cokesbury.

Opening Ourselves to Grace:
June 26 – July 31: Deadline to register is June 26

This course helps lay servant leaders embrace and communicate a Wesleyan understanding of basic Christian practices(works of piety and mercy) as means of grace. 

Book for the Class: "Opening Ourselves to Grace: The Means of Grace and Discipleship by Steven W. Manskar" published by Marc Brown, Kathy Merry, and John Briggs.

Spiritual Gifts:
July 10- August 14: Deadline to register is July 10

This course is designed to help participants identify their spiritual gifts and examine spiritually how they can use their gifts to serve others.

Book for the Class: "For the Common Good: Discovering and Using Your Spiritual Gifts " published by Christine Harman.

Pastoral Care:
September 11- October 16: Deadline to register is September 11

This course offers insights into the life span and the dynamics of contemporary.

Book for the Class: "Lay Pastoral Care" published by Tim Farabaugh.

Soul Reset:
October 19- November 13: Deadline to register is October 19

This is a study for everyone who moves at breakneck speed through their daily lives, often relying only on their own strength to bring God's kingdom on earth.

Book for the Class: "Soul Reset: Breakdown, Breakthrough, and the Journey to wholeness" published by Junius B. Dotson.