Course of Study Extension School
Friday, November 1, 2019 at 4:00 PM to Saturday, November 2, 2019 at 3:30 PM

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United Methodist Center
5900 S. Second St.
Springfield, IL 62711

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Dates and courses for the 2019 Course of Study Extension School have been announced. The Oct.-Nov. 2019 term will meet Oct. 4-5 and Nov. 1-2. Registration deadline is Aug 11. Tuition payment is due in full at least 30 days prior to first day of class. If you are paying by check please inform the director, Ken D Hutchens, by email.

The Extension Course of Study is basically for part-time pastors and exists to provide quality theological training and equipping for ministry. It is administered by the Board of Ordained Ministry of the Illinois Great Rivers Conference. For more information, visit the Course of Study website at:, or contact the Dean, Rev. Kenneth Hutchens at

COS 121 must be completed before taking higher level Bible courses and COS 122 before taking higher level theology classes. The lowest possible course number not already taken should be selected

COS 323 Congregational Care -- taught by Dr. Steve Heitkamp

COS 421 Bible IV: Prophets, Psalms and Wisdom -- taught by Dr. Kenneth Hutchens