IS 587 (IN 355) Churches of God History and Polity is required of all students preparing for ministry in the Churches of God, General Conference.
Students demonstrate understanding of the history of the Churches of God, General Conference. They analyze the origins, doctrinal developments, major trends, and contributions of key leaders of the denomination. Students also study the polity and the distinctive doctrines in the life of the Churches of God, General Conference. They define church polity, describe the nature and importance of the ordinances, and identify available denominational resources.
Several locations for this course are available in 2013:
Eastern Region (Bowmansdale Church of God - Bowmansdale, PA) - Februrary 21-23
Findlay (WTS Campus) - May 13-17
Midwest Region (Columbia City) - September 26-28
Students who are taking this course and are not interested in graduate credit should complete the History and Polity Application Form and submit it along with the $30 application fee.
Students interested in earning graduate credit (available for students attending the Findlay session only) should complete the standard Graduate Application for Admission.
Please contact the Admissions Office (1-800-992-4987, firstname.lastname@example.org) with any questions.