ALCOS 2019-2020 Course Schedule

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Fall 2019 – Birmingham Southern

September 13-14; November 1-2

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

 

Winter 2020 - Huntingdon

January 17-18; February 7-8

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

 

Spring 2020 – Birmingham-Southern

 

March 13-14; April 17-18

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

Summer 2020– Huntingdon

July 10-11; August 7-8

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

 

Course of Study Curriculum

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.

Transcripts

A copy of your transcript may be obtained from the Division of Ordained Ministry at GBHEM. Email Pamela Frost at cosregistrar@gbhem.org or phone her at 625-340-7416.

Syllabi for Course of Study Classes

A syllabus outlining the required books and PreCourse work assignments for each class will be available on the website as they are updated by the professor. It may be downloaded from www.umcna.org/alcosumc or on the ALCOS Facebook page. Search For Alabama Course of Study and request to join.

 

Deadlines for ALCOS Cancellation of Classes

Fall 2019 – August 14, 2019

Winter 2020 – December 18, 2019

Spring 2020 – February 12, 2020

Summer 2020 – June 10, 2020

 

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.

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Cullman, AL 35055

(256) 747-3329
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