ALPS 2018 Schedule

Part-time Local Pastors
Kentucky

Pastors, carefully read this information: Course titles below are for the “Revised COS Curriculum“ published by the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry-GBHEM (effective 2015 to present). Please carefully, check your registration and do not register for a course you have already taken. Please use the Curriculum Grid and COS Program Completion Checklist. The Curriculum Grid and COS Program Completion Checklist can be found under the General Information tab to plan your 2018 course registration.

In addition, use your official transcript from GBHEM to plan your registration to ensure that you do not take the same course twice. Register on the correct year’s registration form that is the same year as the Schedule of Courses. TRANSCRIPTS – Request your transcript from Pamela Frost GBHEM Registrar – pfrost@gbhem.org

Spring 2018

Weekend Courses: Pre-course assignments are due postmarked 4 weeks prior to the first class of the course.

March 2-3 and 16-17 London, Kentucky (Eastern Time Zone)
COS 221 (formerly 211) Bible II: Torah and Israel’s History  Syllabus

Instructor: Russ Sisson
Location: First UMC, London, KY

April 6-7 and 20-21 Madisonville, Kentucky (Central Time Zone)
COS 123 (formerly 213) Formation for Discipleship  Syllabus

Instructor: Paul Walles
Location: First UMC, Madisonville, KY

 

May 13-25, 2018
Union College, Barbourville, KY
(Eastern Time Zone)
(May 13/20 Registration Dates)

May Courses: Pre-course assignments are due postmarked April 5, 2018

May 14-18 Morning
COS 124 Transformative Leadership

(do not take if you have taken COS 113)
Instructor: Rex Kaney

COS 221 (formerly 211) Bible II: Torah & Israel’s History  Syllabus
Instructor: Rodney Duke

COS 524 (formerly 514) Theological Reflection: Practice of Ministry  Syllabus
Instructor: Ken Ramsey

May 14-18 Afternoon
COS 121 (formerly 111) Bible I: Introduction  Syllabus
Instructor: Russ Sisson

COS 122 (formerly 112) Theological Heritage I: Introduction  Syllabus
Instructor: Charles Brockwell

COS 223 (formerly 413) Worship and Sacraments  Syllabus
Instructor: Ken Ramsey

May 21-25 Morning
COS 123 (formerly 213) Formation for Discipleship
Instructor: Paul Walles

COS 222 (formerly 212) Theological Heritage II: Early Church  Syllabus
Instructor: Steve O’Malley

COS 422 (formerly 412) Theology IV: Wesleyan Movement  Syllabus
Instructor: Charles Brockwell

COS 423 (formerly 513) Mission
Instructor: Rex Kaney

May 21-25 Afternoon
COS 322 (formerly 312) Theological Heritage III: Medieval/Reformation  Syllabus

Instructor: Steve O’Malley

COS 324 (formerly 214) Preaching
Instructor: Stacey Minger

COS 424 (formerly 414) Ethics
Instructor: Jack Keller

COS 521 (formerly 511) Bible V: Acts, Epistles & Revelation
Instructor: Russ Sisson

 

Fall 2018

Weekend Courses: Pre-course assignments are due postmarked 4 weeks prior to the first class of the course.

Sept. 14-15 and 28-29 London, Kentucky (Eastern Time Zone)
COS 122 (formerly 112) Theological Heritage I: Introduction  Syllabus

Location: First UMC, London, KY

Sept. 28-29 and Oct. 19-20 Madisonville, Kentucky (Central Time Zone)
COS 222 (formerly 212) Theological Heritage II: Early Church

Instructor: Steve O’Malley
Location: First UMC, Madisonville, KY

 

Mail ALL pre-course assignments to:
               Dr. Barbara Nye
               1204 Choctaw Trail
               Brentwood, TN 37027

  • DO NOT email pre-course assignments.      
  • DO NOT send pre-course assignments by certified mail. You may mail by Priority Mail – no signature required if you need a tracking number. This will save you money and delays. If no one is available to sign for certified mail it is returned. Thank you.

Local Pastors, please carefully read the information below.

WEEKEND SCHOOLSclick on the GENERAL INFORMATION tab for most information: location, times, directions, hotel information, etc.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: one month prior to class   (try to register 6 months prior to class)

WEEKEND COURSE SCHEDULE: Registration 5:00 pm; Class: 5:30-9:00 p.m. on Friday; Saturday 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Madisonville, KY – Central Time Zone; London, KY – Eastern Time Zone 

TUITION PAYMENT POLICY: You must pay your course registration and tuition 30 days prior to attending courses. Please e-mail or call Dr. Barbara Nye if you are unable to pay your course registration prior to the course and need a payment extension.

REGISTRATION: You must be a part-time local pastor to attend ALPS-MTH School. Download the ALPS Registration forms and course syllabus. Begin the pre-work as soon as you register with your DS. You can take courses at any of the 5 locations for ALPS-MTH COS  

CONTACT INFORMATION: E-mail provides a quicker response and helps us maintain a record of your request.

  • Registration, financial statements or grade questions
    *Pam Whitmore, Registrar               cosaccount@citlink.net        (Central Time Zone)

    *Pam is available for calls M-F 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm, Sat & Sun: 9:00 am – 7:30 pm 931.239.5039 
  • All other questions
    Dr. Barbara Nye, Director                       bnye1@earthlink.net            615.289.4332        (Central Time Zone)

ALPS-MTH COS reserves the right to cancel courses.