Supervised program of pastoral education in hospitals and community settings. Orientation and regular supervisory meetings also required at Garrett-Evangelical. May substitute for Field Education with permission. 0 semester hours. Prereq: PCC-500 and INT-510 or equivalent.
Exploration of effective, renewal-oreiented congregations.
- Teacher: Gerald Taylor
Focuses on the evolving challenges facing leaders engaged in spiritual formation, relying upon student projects as laboratories for defining and dealing with those challenges.Direction Module Five: Practicum, including verbatims, in-class exercises, the integration of knowledge, and assessment of the student?s direction skills
- Teacher: Frederick Schmidt
Administration is a ministry that empowers other ministries. Leaders in the church must therefore understand how to lead and manage effectively in order to strengthen existing ministries and launch new ones. This course will consider developing specific administrative disciplines to align and effectively empower dynamic and vital ministries.
- Teacher: Jennifer Huffman
Developments within United Methodism, as related to the ecumenical movement, world mission, personal evangelism, and social justice. Evolution of polity, theology, and denominational structure.
- Teacher: Barry Bryant
Study of the role of the pastor and church leaders in discipling the congregation and motivating and training the laity in faith-sharing outreach ministries.
- Teacher: Mark Teasdale