Course of Study Extension School
Friday, September 8, 2023 to Saturday, September 9, 2023

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Conference Center
5900 S. Second St
Springfield, IL 62711

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Kenneth Hutchens

Dates and courses for the 2023 Course of Study Extension School have been announced. The August-September term term will meet Aug. 11-12 and Sept. 8-9. Registration deadline is June 11, 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

COS 324 -- Preaching -- taught by Rev. Roger Grimmett

COS 521 -- Bible V: Acts, Epistles and Revelation -- taught by Dr. Ken D. Hutchens

COS 522 -- Contemporary Theology -- taught by Dr. Dennis Powers