From denominational polity to food justice to the role of race in American, Methodist Theological School in Ohio offers short-term, intensive summer courses that provide valuable continuing-education opportunities for professionals in ministry and counseling.
All courses may be taken for credit, and many may be audited on a not-for-credit basis. Courses offered include:
- Counseling Interventions with Troubled Youth, which offers critical insights and advanced skills for generating and guiding optimum collaboration, balance and growth within the individual, the family and the social system. July 11-15.
- Food, Land and Faith Formation: Holy Communion for the Whole Creation, immerses participants in the critical questions, spiritual energies, and regenerative practices bound up in the emergence of a more ecologically sustainable and economically just food economy. July 31-Aug. 5.
- United Methodist Polity, which will cover the nature of the church, membership, congregational life, ministry, chain of conferences, agencies, property, judicial administration and ecumenism as reflected in the Book of Discipline and the Book of Resolutions. June 27-July 16.
Details regarding these and other summer courses are at www.mtso.edu/learnmore.
Methodist Theological School in Ohio prepares leaders of many faith traditions for lives of lasting significance in service to the church and the world. In addition to the Master of Divinity degree, the school offers master’s degrees in counseling ministries, theological studies and practical theology, along with a Doctor of Ministry degree.
Danny Russell, director of communications