This course will explore The Social Principles of The United Methodist Church and their impact on our call to discipleship. Course will be 4 weeks in length. Participants must be very comfortable with using a computer (email, using text dialog boxes, understanding and following links) to be successful in this course.
Upon conclusion, learners will be able to:
- Explain the relationship of the Social Principles to the Bible and their roots in the Wesleyan tradition as expressed through The United Methodist Church as a “means of grace”
- Describe key positions of the Social Principles addressing The Natural World, The Nurturing Community, The Social Community, The Economic Community, The Political Community, and The World Community and correlate their statements with the lived out practice of ministry for individuals and local churches
- Create a hospitable climate for teaching and practicing the Social Principles
Text for course: Each participant will need to purchase a copy of The Social Principles. Course fee: $30 payable with registration (does not include course text).
Check back for course dates for 2020.