Course of Study Extension School
This event recurs Every 4 weeks from Friday, April 14, 2023 to Saturday, May 13, 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 2021 Course of Study Extension School have been announced. The April-May term term will meet April 14-15 and May 12-13. Registration deadline is Feb. 3, 2023. Tuition payment is due at the time of registration or the 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

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