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Online Course: Church History (Pathways Online Course)

October 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

This is an online course that is open to all. This 6-week course includes weekly online class meetings, on Tuesday evenings, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. EST. In addition to the live class meetings, this course includes both reading and written assignments.

Online Course Title:  Church History, Pathways Online Course

Course Description: This course is designed to provide an overview of and an appreciation for the history of Christian traditions, the broader contexts in which they are developed, and their continued significance for the life of the church. Participants will study select crucial historical moments (e.g., early Christian movements, church councils, Reformation, Christianity in America).

Online Course Format:  Weekly class meetings via Zoom Technology, along with assignments posted on Blackboard, the seminary’s learning management system (login credentials provided)

Led by: Dr. Christine Luckritz Marquis, Associate Professor of Church History, Union Presbyterian Seminary

Dates: Tuesdays, October 26 – December 7, 2021, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time

Cost:  $135, if register by October 11, 2021. (Note: Beginning October 12, price increases by $15).

CEUs:  3.0

Pathways to Learning and Leadership is an online program of nine courses offered over a two-year period to provide educational preparation toward leading a congregation as a Commissioned Ruling Elder (CRE).  Courses are open to all, one does not need to be pursuing to become a CRE in order to participate. Courses aim to enhance knowledge and discipleship, and each course is five weeks long.


Online registration is open. Click here to REGISTERClass sizes are limited. If a course reaches maximum registration capacity, a waiting list will be started.


To learn more about the Pathways to Learning and Leadership online course program, click here.

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