Part-time Local Pastors
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 – firstname.lastname@example.org
Weekend Courses: Pre-course assignments are due the night of the first class.
Madisonville, TN (Eastern Time Zone)
October 26-27 and November 9-10, 2018
COS 422 (formerly 412) – Theological Heritage IV: Wesleyan Movement Syllabus
COS 424 (formerly 414) – Ethics Syllabus
COS 524 (formerly 514) – Theological Reflection: Practice of Ministry Syllabus
Martin Methodist College
Pulaski, TN (Central Time Zone)
February 2-3 and March 2-3, 2018
COS 122 (formerly 112) – Theological Heritage I: Introduction Syllabus
COS 223 (formerly 413) – Worship & Sacraments Syllabus
COS 522 (formerly 512) – Theology in the Contemporary Church Syllabus
March 16-17 and- April 13-14, 2018
COS 123 (formerly 213) – Formation & Discipleship Syllabus
COS 221 (formerly 211) – Bible II: Torah & Israel’s History Syllabus
COS 324 (formerly 214) – Preaching Syllabus
September 14-15 and October 12-13, 2018
COS 224 (formerly 114) – Administration and Polity Syllabus
COS 322 (formerly 312) – Theological Heritage III: Medieval/Reformation Syllabus
COS 523 (formerly 313) – Evangelism Syllabus
Local Pastors, please carefully read the information below.
WEEKEND SCHOOLS: click 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, TN – Eastern Time Zone; Pulaski, TN – Central 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 email@example.com (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 firstname.lastname@example.org 615.289.4332 (Central Time Zone)
ALPS-MTH COS reserves the right to cancel courses