ALCOS 2018-2019 Course Schedule

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Summer 2018 – Huntingdon

July 6-7; August 3-4

COS 122 (112) – Theol. Heritage I: Introduction

COS 222 (212) – Theo. Heritage II: Early Church

COS 321 (311) – Bible III: Gospels                       

COS 423 (513) - Mission                         

COS 524 (514) - Theo. Reflec: Practice of Ministry

 

Fall 2018 – Birmingham Southern

September 14-15; November 3-4

COS 123 (213) – Formation and Discipleship      

COS 223 (413) – Worship & Sacraments

COS 322 (312) – Theological Heritage III: Med/Ref

COS 421 (411) – Bible IV: Proph, Ps, Wisdom Lit   

COS 522 (512) – Theo. in Contemporary Church

 

     Winter 2019 - Huntingdon

        January 18-19; February 8-9

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

 

Spring 2019 – Birmingham-Southern

March 15-16; April 5-6

COS 122 (112) – Theol. Heritage I: Introduction

COS 222 (212) – Theol. Heritage II: Early Church

COS 321 (311) – Bible III: Gospels                     

COS 423 (513) -- Mission                        

COS 524 (514) -- Theo. Reflection: Practice of  Ministry

 

Summer 2019 – Huntingdon

July 5-6; August 2-3  

COS 124 (None) -- Transformative Leadership  

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

COS 324 (214)    -- Preaching

       COS 422 (412)    --Theo. Her. IV: Wesleyan  Movement

COS 523 (313)    -- Evangelism

 

(The Course of Study curriculum was revised several years ago. The number in parenthesis is the numbering for the old curriculum. Please check the numbers to make sure you have not already taken the course before registering. If you have questions, an equivalency grid is available online or from the ALCOS office and transcripts are available from GBHEM.)

 

Deadlines for ALCOS Cancellation of Classes

Summer 2018 – May 21, 2018

Fall 2018 – August 11, 2018

Winter 2019 – December 15, 2018

Spring 2019 – February 11, 2019

Summer 2019 – June 1, 2019

 

Transcripts

You may obtain a copy of your transcript from Pamela Frost at the Division of Ordained Ministry in Nashville, Tennessee. Her email address is cosregistrar@gbhem.org and her phone number is 615-340-7416. You may also reach her at the COS Facebook page – www.facebook.com/umccos.

 

COS Equivalency Grid and Program Checklist

Please note - the curriculum for COS changed several years ago. Copies of the COS equivalency grid and program checklist are available from the ALCOS office or on the alcosumc.org website to help guide you in your course selection so that you do not duplicate courses.

Please Note: ALCOS is for part time local pastors only. Full time local pastors must obtain special written permission from his/her DS, from his/her Conference Registrar, from the Director of ALCOS, from the Director of Emory COS, and from GBHEM before registering for a course in the Alabama School.

 

Walter R. Cash, Director

Alabama Course of Study

615 Main Avenue SW

Cullman, AL 35055

(256)747-3329 (Office)

alcosdirector@aol.com

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