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Bolivar United Methodist Church

256 Poplar Street

Bolivar, OH 44612

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United Methodist Polity Course; Instructors: Rev. Steven Court and Rev. Allan Bevere


RESOURCES FOR THIS CLASS:

- Beth Galbreath, Life Together in the United Methodist Connection. Nashville: Discipleship Resources. Upper Room Bookstore may be the only source to acquire this book. (helpful but optional)

- Therefore Go: United Methodist Handbook. (#429317) Free - available at the East Ohio Conference Office. Or order this booklet at http://shop.umc,email.org, email csc@umcom.org or call 1-888-346-3862.

Nashville: United Methodist Communications,

Generosity Resources UMCGiving.Outreach.com

- Laceye C. Warner, The Method of Our Mission: United Methodist Polity and Organization. Nashville: Abingdon Press. Cokesbury order link

- The Book of Discipline of The United Methodist Church 2016. Nashville: Abingdon Press. Free Online Edition

- John Wesley, “Catholic Spirit.” http://wesley.nnu.edu/john-wesley/the-sermons-of-john-wesley-1872-edition/sermon-39-catholic-spirit/

- East Ohio Conference Playbook & East Ohio CCOM Staff. https://drive.google.com/open?id=1r0op9hmAAWSe5TofRrNNfw62SWdNVsUB Notes from Rev. Steven Court, Director of Connectional Ministries

+Review each of the “drop down menus” on http://www.eocumc.com/index.html


* PRE-CLASS READING ASSIGNMENTS*

Introductory Reading:

  • Warner, Part 1; Therefore Go, pp. 4-6

PLEASE NOTE: The Introductory reading will not have an in-class session, but will provide the foundation for the course and will be referred to throughout our time together.

Session #1: The Connectional Principle

  • Galbreath, session #1; Warner, chs. 4, 6; Therefore Go, 8-10-11

Session #2: The Episcopal Principle

Galbreath, session #2; Warner, chs. 5, 7; Therefore Go, 13-19, 23-24, 34

Session #3: Working Together Locally and Globally

Galbreath, session, #3; Warner, ch. 8; Therefore Go, 26-31

Session #4: Beyond Annual Conference

  • Galbreath, session #4; Warner, ch. 4; Therefore Go 25, 32-41

Session #5: For Such a Time as This

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Please note: A lunch will be avaliable for an additioinal cost of ~$8.

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Bolivar United Methodist Church

256 Poplar Street

Bolivar, OH 44612

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Refunds up to 7 days before event

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