Leadership and Polity in the PC(USA)

DETAILS

Program
Masters
Field of Study
Ministry
Class #
MPL 307
Currently Offered?
J-Term 2017
Start Date
End Date
Time
January 17-21, 2017; Tuesday-Friday 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m. - 12 noon
Core/Elective
Core

Course to be taught by adjunct professor Charles Cary.

Reading list:

The Constitution, Bylaws, or equivalent document which shapes and oversees the life and witness of your denomination/ congregation. For Presbyterians it would be the Book of Order 2015-2017.

 

Engle, Paul E. and Cowan, Steven B. Who Runs the Church? 4 Views on Church Government, Grand Rapids: Zondervan Publishers. 2004.

 

Halverstadt, Hugh F. Managing Church Conflict, Louisville, Kentucky:

Westminster/John Knox Press. 1991.

 

Long, Edward Le Roy. Patterns of Polity, Cleveland: Pilgrim Press. 2001.