Please read page in its entirety in preparation for each session.

Texts to Bring to Each Session

You may seek to borrow the below UMC texts from your church or pastor.

  1. The United Methodist Book of Worship | Click here
  2. The United Methodist Hymnal | Click here
  3. The Book of Discipline 2016 | Click here
  4. Bible

By January 20,  the Module 1, 2, 3, and 4 reading will be mailed to you in a binder. You may need to purchase additional books for the course.

Pre-Work Resourcing Assignments | Session One February 4-5

For Session One, prior to the first class:

  • Read Module 1 “Call and Covenant for Ministry”
  • Read Module 2 “The Practice of Ministry” Sections 1 and 2, pages 1 – 54
  • Also prior to January 20th, all students should submit to Joanne Sullivan the following typed document in Times New Roman, 12pt font, double spaced with their name on each page:
  1. A 250-400 word biographical reflection of your strengths and growing edges in ministry.