Life Together in the United Methodist Connection (United Methodist Polity) online course
Monday, August 7, 2023 to Friday, August 25, 2023

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Jeanie Leeper

This course gives participants an overview of the structure and organization of The United Methodist Church. It includes reading assignments, as well as written discussion assignments, for each of the 10 weekdays, allowing weekends for catch-up and Sabbath rest. This course is open to all laity. It is an approved required course for Certified Lay Speakers. It is also approved as an advanced renewal course for Certified Lay Servants and Certified Lay Ministers.

  • Course dates: August 7-25 (Last day to accept late assignments  – Aug 27 11:59 PM CT)
  • Required materials:
    • “The Method of Our Mission,” by Laceye Warner 2014 ISBN 978-1-4267-6717-3
    • Recent copy of the Book of Discipline. A digital copy is available here.
    • Participants will also receive other suggested supporting texts and documents from the instructor.
  • Facilitator: Paul Saas
  • Cost: $50