Upper Midwest Extension Course of Study School
Sioux City, Iowa
for Part-Time Local Pastors
Classes will be held on two weekends, spring and fall, with 4–6 weeks between class sessions. Advance assignments are a part of every course.
Questions about the Extension Course of Study School can be directed to the registrar, Rev. Cathy Van Gundy, 641-755-2043; email@example.com Director for the school is Rev. Dennis Tevis, 515-832-2784, Dennis.Tevis@iaumc.org
Fall 2013 Course Offerings
COS 111 – Pastor as Biblical Interpreter (Instructor: Rev. Bill Cotton)
COS 213 – Formation for Discipleship (Instructor: Rev. Valerie Reinhiller)
COS 313 – Our Mission for God: Evangelism (Instructor: Rev. Chet Cataldo)
Upper Midwest Extension Course of Study Brochure
September 13, 6:00-9:30 p.m.
September 14, 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
October 18, 6:00-9:30 p.m.
October 19, 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Registration Deadline is August 2, 2013.
Spring 2014 Course Offerings
COS 112 – Theology in the Wesleyan Spirit (Instructor: Rev. Bill Cotton)
COS 214 – The Practice of Preaching (Instructor: Dr. David Swinton)
COS 314 – Pastoral Care & Counseling (Instructor: Dr. Anne Dilenschneider)
March 7, 6:00-9:30 p.m.
March 8, 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
April 11, 6:00-9:30 p.m.
April 12, 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Registration Deadline is January 24, 2014.
Grant and Scholarship application
Students will arrange their own housing in local motels; and on-campus meals will be taken together in the Morningside cafeteria. Follow these links for directions to the Morningside campus and a campus map. Classes will be held in the Robert M.Lincoln Center on campus. The student handbook for UMECOSS can also be downloaded.
The Upper Midwest Extension Course of Study School for part-time local pastors from Iowa and the upper Midwest is now open for registration. This school is part of the Course of Study system of The United Methodist Church, and operates under the sponsorship of the regional course of study school at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary in Evanston, Illinois. Licensed local pastors who are appointed to serve part-time are eligible to enroll. The school will take place at Morningside College in Sioux City, Iowa.