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2019 August
IB579Ethics , the Church, and the #MeToo Movement0.5Newton8/19-8/31
IF550Theology and Theological Language1.0Askew8/5-8/31
IF553Made in the Image of God: Theological Anthropology1.0Askew8/5-8/31
IS540Reading the Torah in the Church Today1.0Glass8/5-8/31
LC520Pastoral Care Modalities0.5Coble8/19-8/31
LW553New Birth to Dying in Christ: Baptism, Table, Wedding, Funeral1.0Utley8/5-8/31
August- September
DM815Building Capacity for Transformative Ministry2.0Dickinson/Gin8/5-9/28
August- October
CO501Covenant Group (Aug.-Oct.)0.5Schade7:00-8:30p.m. EST 8/12, 8/26, 9/9, 9/30, 10/14, 10/28

2019 September
IB553Social Ethics1.0Newton9/2-9/28
IF554The Nature of God: Theology1.0Askew9/2-9/28
IS541Reading the Prophets in the Church Today1.0Hull9/2-9/28
IS554The Gospels as Resources for the Church1.0Sumney9/2-9/28
IS 579Womanist Hermeneutics and Black Church Theology1.0Smith9/2-9/28
LF550Biblical and Vocational Foundations of the Teaching Ministry0.5McFayden9/2-9/14
LM520Program Planning and Evaluation1.0Stackhouse9/2-9/28
SIS570The Three R's of Seminary: Reading, Writing, & Research1.0Gallardo9/2-9/28
September- October
IP673UCC Polity, History, and Theology2.0Hawkins9/2-10/26
September- November
CO601/701Covenant Group (Sept.-Nov.)0.5Sumney6:30-8:00p.m. EDT 9/16, 9/30, 10/7, 10/21, 11/4, 11/18

2019 October
IB551Ethical Forms1.0Clayville9/30-10/26
IF555"One Bread, One Body": Theology of the Church1.0Rodkey9/30-10/26
IS584Reading Colossians0.5Sumney10/14-10/26
LC580Power, Privilege, Difference: Issues that Damage Congregational Life1.0Coble9/30-10/26
LF551Congregation as Context0.5McFayden9/30-10/12
SIS571The Two P's of Seminary: Prayer and Praxis1.0Gonzalez9/30-10/26
LW577Practice Preaching0.5Schade7:00-8:30p.m. EDT 10/1, 10/8, 10/15, 10/22
October - November
LF671Christian Adaptation of Spiritual Practices2.0Kunz9/30-11/23
DM811Building the Capacity of the Reflective Practitioner2.0Newton9/30-11/23
DM890Writing the DMin Project2.0Dickinson9/30-11/23

2019 November
** Thanksgiving Break 11/25-29
IB552God and Science: Issues in Biomedical Ethics1.0Clayville10/28/11/23
IP570Disciples History & Polity I1.0Breeding10/28-11/23
IS556Pauline Letters as Resources for the Church1.0Sumney10/28-11/23
LF553Stages of Faith0.5McFayden10/28-11/9
LM560Resources for Mission: Stewardship as Vision and Practice1.0Barkhauer10/28-11/23
LM569Toxic Masculinity in the Church1.0Coble10/28-11/23
LW550Introduction to Worship1.0Duchesne10/28-11/23

2019 December
IF552Theology of Sermons0.5Askew & Schade12/2-12/14
IP578Christianity in the New World: Views from the Global South0.5Gallardo12/2-12/14
IS520The Origin, Inspiration and Authority of the Church's Scripture0.5Sumney12/2-12/14
IS553Preparing to Help the Church Read the NT Today0.5Sumney12/2-12/14
IS581Reading the Hebrew Bible in the Broader Religious and Civic Community0.5Lowery12/2-12/14
LF572Teaching the Bible0.5Wasoian12/2-12/14

2020 January
IS542Reading the Deuteronomistic History in the Church Today0.5Hull1/6-1/18
IF557Theology and Pastoral Care: Discussing Suffering and Hope1.0Dickinson1/6-2/1
LF552Cultural Shifts Impacting Teaching of Faith0.5McFayden1/20-2/1
ON SITE: INTENSIVES January 10-19, 2020
IF556
IF558
Who Do We Say That I Am: Christology
God Save Us: Soteriology
2.0Askew1/17-1/19
IP550
IP551
Early and Medieval Western Church
From Reform to Individualistic Freedom
2.0Morales1/14-1/16
IS560Exegesis For the Church2.0Sumney1/10-1/13
LC550
LC552
LC554
Creating a Congregational Culture of Care
Diagnosis and Referral
The Art of Visitation
2.0Coble1/17-1/19
LM561
LM562
Governance and Management
Managing Congregational Conflict
2.0Gillett1/10-1/13
LW554Sermon Preparation2.0Schade1/14-1/16
IF671God and Monsters2.0Askew1/10-1/13
IP674Religion and US Politics2.0Aponte1/17-1/19
LC676Political Pastoral Theology2.0Capretto1/14-1/16
DM812Building Cultural Frameworks for Contemporary Contexts2.0LoMonaco1/14-1/16
DM813Building Congregational/Ministerial Frameworks for Contemporary Contexts2.0Gonzalez1/17-1/19

2020 February
IB582Boundaries0.5Martinez Thorne/Jha2/17-2/29
IF550Theology and Theological Language1.0Askew2/3-2/29
IS554The Gospels as Resources for the Church1.0Sumney2/3-2/29
IS583Reading the Bible in Lent1.0Sumney2/3-2/29
LC520Pastoral Care Modalities0.5Coble2/17-2/29
SIS571The Two P's of Seminary: Prayer and Praxis1.0Gonzalez2/3-2/29
February - April
CO601Covenant Group0.5Askew
CO701Covenant Group0.5Askew

2020 March
IF553Made in the Image of God: Theological Anthropology1.0Askew3/2-3/28
IP577The Church & Race Relations in America0.5Breeding3/16-3/28
IS556Pauline Letters as Resources for the Church1.0Sumney3/2-3/28
LF550Biblical and Vocational Foundations of the Teaching Ministry0.5McFayden3/2-3/14
LF584Educating for Hospitality and Peacemaking1.0Conde-Frazier3/2-3/28
LM568Mission and Migration in the Uneven World1.0Barnes3/2-3/28
LW550Introduction to Worship1.0Schade3/2-3/28
LW553New Birth to Dying in Christ: Baptism, Table, Wedding, Funeral1.0Schade3/2-3/28
SIS570The Three R's of Seminary: Reading, Writing, & Research1.0Gallardo3/2-3/28
March - April
IB673Spiritual Sustenance for Social Change2.0Newton3/2-5/2*
March - May
CO501Covenant Group (Mar. - May)0.5Schade

2020 April
*Holy Week Holiday 4/6-4/12
IB553Social Ethics1.0Newton3/30-5/2*
IF555"One Bread, One Body": Theology of the Church1.0Rodkey3/30-5/2*
IF557Theology and Pastoral Care: Discussing Suffering and Hope1.0Dickinson3/30-5/2*
IF570The Church and Homosexuality0.5Askew3/30-4/18*
IS541Reading the Prophets in the Church Today1.0Weis3/30-5/2*
LC550Creating a Congregational Culture of Care1.0Coble3/30-5/2*
LC574Trauma & Recovery1.0Capretto3/30-5/2*
LF 551Congregation as Context0.5McFayden4/20-5/2
LM520Program Planning and Evaluation1.0Deasy3/30-5/2*
LM560Resources for Mission: Stewardship as Vision and Practice1.0Barkhauer3/30-5/2*
LW574Preaching in the Purple Zone1.0Schade3/30-5/2*
LW 577Practice Preaching0.5Schade
April- May
DM814Building Theological Frameworks for Contemporary Contexts2.0TBA3/30-5/30*

2020 May
IB553Social Ethics1.0Newton5/4-5/30
IF552Theology of Sermons0.5Askew & Schade5/4-5/16
IF554The Nature of God: Theology1.0Askew5/4-5/30
IP570Disciples History & Polity I1.0Breeding5/4-5/30
IS540Reading the Torah in the Church Today1.0Glass5/4-5/30
LC552Diagnosis and Referral0.5Coble5/4-5/16
LF552Cultural Shifts Impacting Teaching of Faith0.5McFayden5/18-5/30
LM563Evangelism and Outreach1.0Barkhauer5/4-5/30

2020 June
IS553Preparing to Help the Church Read the NT Today0.5Sumney6/1-6/13
LF553Stages of Faith0.5McFayden6/1-6/13
ON SITE: INTENSIVES June 12-21, 2020
IB551
IB552
Ethical Forms
God and Science: Issues in Biomedical Ethics
2.0Clayville6/19-6/21
IF556
IF558
Who Do We Say That I Am: Christology
God Save Us: Soteriology
2.0Askew6/19-6/21
IP550
IP551
Early and Medieval Western Church
From Reform to Individualistic Freedom
2.0Breeding6/12-6/15
IS560Exegesis For the Church2.0Sumney6/12-6/15
LM561
LM562
Governance and Management
Managing Congregational Conflict
2.0Gillett6/16-6/18
LW554Sermon Preparation2.0Schade6/16-6/18
LM 678Congregational Systems2.0Alexander6/16-6/21
IS670A Troubled Church & What It Can Teach Us2.0Sumney6/16-6/18
LW675Courageous Preaching2.0Schade6/12-6/15

2020 July
IF589Mystical Theology: The Mystery of God and Luminous Life1.0Dickinson6/29-7/25
IS520The Origin, Inspiration and Authority of the Church's Scripture0.5Sumney6/29-7/11
IS542Reading the Deuteronomistic History in the Church Today0.5Hull7/13-7/25
LC554The Art of Visitation0.5Coble7/13-7/25
LF581Holistic Education0.5Wasoian7/13-7/25

♦ NOTE: updated November 12, 2019