Course of Study Extension School
Friday, October 6, 2023 to Saturday, October 7, 2023

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Conference Center
5900 S. Second
Springfield, IL 62711

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Kenneth Hutchens

Dates and courses for the 2023 Course of Study Extension School have been announced. The October-November term term will meet Oct. 6-7 and Nov. 3-4. Registration deadline is Aug. 6, 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 121 -- Bible I -- taught by Dr. Robert Phillips

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

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