On-site Course Dates: March 5-6, 2020
Instructor: Martha (Matte) Downey, PhD
Overview: This course explores definitions of Church. It enables students to demonstrate an understanding of the elements, which make a community distinctively Christian, with reference to key theological perspectives and Biblical texts. Students will apply this knowledge as they identify and develop skills in enabling, encouraging and empowering Christian community within their own mission context.
Registered participants will be forwarded the preparatory reading list a minimum of 6 weeks prior to the course date.
Individual courses for grade may be taken at a cost of $700/course.
*Available for Audit: Students who wish to ‘audit’ this course may do so at the following cost(s): $250/course. Auditing a course allows a student to take a class without the benefit of a grade or credit for the course. A person who audits a course does so for the purposes of self-enrichment and academic exploration. The audit option may not be available on all courses offered by Threshold School of Ministry. Auditing is only offered when space-availability permits, and upon approval of the Threshold School of Ministry administration and faculty.
*Prices include lunch. Books and required reading material not included.