HDS 2975

United Church of Christ Polity

Elizabeth Ann King


The history, polity, and practice of the United Church of Christ. Issues addressed throughout include ecclesiology, mission, professional ethics, the ordination process, justice, as well as contemporary principles and patterns of the UCC. Students seeking ordination are urged to take this course during their middler year, but all are welcome. Auditors by permission of instructor only. Prerequisite: Students are strongly urged to take basic theology and Christology courses before taking this course.

Enrollment Limited: Limited to 25 students. Instructor's permission required.
Open to BTI Students: Yes


0.50 credits
Expected to be offered Spring 2016
Mon 2pm-5pm
Course location to be announced.

Relationship to Program Requirements

Program Requirement Area / Category / Art / Designation
MTS Area(s) of Focus None
MDiv Distribution Category/ies
  • Christianity
MDiv Art(s) of Ministry
  • Denominational Polity
Language Course Designation(s) None