Course of Study Extension School
Friday, March 10, 2023 to Saturday, March 11, 2023
This event recurs Every 4 weeks from Friday, February 10, 2023 to Saturday, March 11, 2023

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

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Ken Hutchens

Dates and courses for the 2023 Course of Study Extension School have been announced. The February-March 2023 term will meet Feb. 10-11 and March 10-11. Registration deadline is Dec. 9, 2022. Tuition payment is due in full at the time of registering or your registration will be cancelled!

All students must take COS 121 and COS 122 before any other classes.

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 122 Theological Heritage I: Introduction taught by Rev. Allen Miller

COS 223 Worship and Sacraments -- taught by Rev. Dr. Shalom Renner

COS 524 Theological Reflection on the Practice of Ministry taught by Rev. Tom Goodell