ALCOS 2020-2021 Schedule

 

Alabama Course of Study

Fall 2020 – Summer 2021 Schedule

[Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, Classes, Format and Location are Subject to Change.]

Fall 2020 -  September - November

Online Classes

COS 122 (112) – Theological Heritage I: Introduction

COS 222 (212) – Theological Heritage II: Early Church

COS 321 (311) – Bible III: Gospels                     

COS 423 (513) -- Mission                        

       COS 123 (113) - Formation and Discipleship

      COS 324 (214) - Preaching

 
Winter 2021 – January 15-16; February 5-6 
Montgomery Area - Place to be Determined 
 

COS 124 (None) -- Transformative Leadership  

COS 221 (211)    -- Bible II: Torah and Israel’s History

COS 324 (214)    -- Preaching

COS 422 (412)    --Theological Heritage IV: Wesleyan  Movement

COS 523 (313)    -- Evangelism

COS 524 (514) -     Theological Reflection on the Practice of Ministry

Spring 2021 – March 12-13; April 9-10

Birmingham Area - Place to be Determined

COS 123 (213) – Formation and Discipleship     

COS 223 (413) – Worship & Sacraments           

COS 322 (312) – Theological Heritage III: Medieval   through the Reformation

COS 421 (411) – Bible IV: Prophets, Psalms, Wisdom

COS 522 (512) – Theology in the Contemporary Church

 

Summer 2021 – July 9-10; August 6-7

Montgomery Area - Place to be Determined

COS 121 (111) – Bible I: Introduction                 

COS 224 (114) – Polity & Administration            

COS 323 (314) – Congregational Care

COS 424 (414) – Ethics

COS 521 (511) – Bible V: Acts, Epistles & Revelation

 

COS 121 and COS 122 must be taken before you will be allowed to take any other course of study class.

 

Course of Study Curriculum

The Course of Study curriculum was revised in 2015; the COS number in parenthesis is the numbering for the old curriculum. Please check to make sure you have not already taken the course before registering. If you have questions, please contact the ALCOS Registrar, Peggy Ryan.

Transcripts

You may verify the classes you have taken and grades by obtaining a copy of your transcript from  the Division of Ordained Ministry at GBHEM.  Send an email to Pamela Frost at cosregistrar@gbhem.org.

Syllabi for Course of Study

A syllabus outlining the required books and Pre-Course work assignments for each class is available on the ALCOS website --www.umcna.org/alcosumc or on the ALCOS Facebook page -- search Alabama Course of Study and request to join the closed group.

Deadline for ALCOS Cancellation of Classes

Classes may be cancelled if the required number of students have not enrolled one month prior to the class.

 

Please Note: ALCOS is for part time local pastors under appointment.

 

Alabama Course of Study
615 Main Avenue SW
Cullman, AL 35055
(256)747-3329
alcosregistrar@aol.com
 

Online Registration and payment available atwww.umcna.org/alcosumc

 

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