The class will be taught by Rev. Ann Mowery, a retired Methodist elder. It will be an online Zoom class, with video, reading and other homework to be done between meeting times. The videos are narrated and produced by Rev. Nate Berneking, Conference director of finance and administration.
The class will be held four times from 7-8:30 p.m. on Zoom. Class dates are January 25, February 1, February 8 and February 15, 2022. The maximum number of participants for this course is 20 people.
In addition, participants will need to purchase the book, Life Together in the United Methodist Connection by Beth Galbreath. Two other books are recommended for this course, but not required. The first is The Method of our Mission by Laceye C. Warner. The other is Polity, Practice, and the Mission of the United Methodist Church by Thomas Edward Frank. In addition, weekly videos, reading and discussion questions will be done in between class times.
A Zoom link will be sent to registrants before class begins. There is no cost to take this course, but the books are to be purchased by participants.