Courses

Course Options:

Online Courses offered through the FMC World Ministry Center are FM History and Polity; Inductive Bible/How to study the Bible; Introduction to Christian Doctrine and Wesleyan Theology.

Start Dates fpr these online courses in 2016 (Each course is a 7-week intensive)

  • * June 6, 2017 – July 24, 2017
    * July 25, 2017 – September 11, 2017
    * September 12, 2017 – November 6, 2017
    * November 8, 2017 – December 18, 2017

 

Correspondence Courses offered through the FMC World Ministry Center are listed in the Course Enrollment form available below. Students have up to 8 months to complete the course.

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Online and Correspondence Courses are available through the FMC World Ministry Center for candidates who have opened a filed with Ministerial credentialing services and are actively pursuing ordination in the Free Methodist Church. Each course has an experienced professor to guide the student in the learning process.

 

Additional Course Offerings

All of these courses are approved by the Board of Bishops for credit for those seeking ordination.
Courses are offered by the following Ministry Training Centers:

 

Catskill Center

Homiletics –
May 13; June 24; July 31, 2017 (English ) Offered at New Hope Community Church
Credits: 3 Cost: $155 3 Saturday sessions 8:30am -­‐ 4pm
Registration Deadline: April 15, 2017 Trainer: Dr. Allen Wachter, D. Min

· Pastoral Care – 9/1; 8:30am – 4:30pm
Offered at New Hope Community Church, 45 Stockton Ave., Walton, NY
Credits: 2 Cost $100
Registration Deadline: August 1, 2017 Trainer: Dr. Allen Wachter, D.Min

Pastoral Care
September 23, 2017 8:30 AM- 4 PM
In addition there will be extensive practical application of interviewing pastoral care professionals
2 credit course
Cost $100
Instructor: Allen F. Wachter DVM Dmin, CVPM, CM

Biblical Hospitality and Encouragement
Dates: October 28, 2017 8:30 AM-4 PM
November 11, 2017 8:30 AM-4 PM
2 credit course
Cost $100
Instructor: Allen F. Wachter DVM, DMin CVPM, CM

All courses are approved by the Board of Bishops for credit for those seeking ordination. To register for a course please respond by email to Pastor Larry Light at larrylight7@gmail.com or call (607) 856-5436. All registrations fees at the Catskill Center are payable to the New Hope Community Church.
 

Metro NY/NJ Center

    · New Testament Survey- September 9; October 28; November 11 (English and Spanish – sections)
    Offered at Crossroads Free Methodist Church, 195 Piaget Avenue, Clifton NJ

    3 Saturday sessions beginning at 9:30

    Credits: 3 Cost $120.
    Registration Deadline: August 15, 2017
    Trainers English Section: Willie Kirchhofer, D.Min and Elias Mabaso
    Trainer Spanish Section: Pastor Erick Collado

    · Free Methodist History and Polity – October 21; November 18 and December 16 (English and Spanish)
    Offered at Crossroads Free Methodist Church, 195 Piaget Avenue, Clifton NJ.
    Credits: 2 Cost $90 3 Saturday sessions beginning at 9:30am
    Registration Deadline: September 21, 2017
    Trainer: Willie Kirchhofer, D.Min

    · Biblical Hospitality & Encouragement: Biblical Tools for Rapid Expansion – December 2 and December 9 (English and Spanish Sections)
    Offered at Crossroads Free Methodist Church, 195 Piaget Avenue, Clifton NJ.
    Credits: 2 Cost $90 2 Saturday sessions beginning at 9:30am
    Registration Deadline: November 2, 2017
    Trainer English Section: Willie Kirchhofer, D.Min and Elias Mabaso
    Trainer Spanish Section: Pastor Erick Collado

    All courses are approved by the Board of Bishops for credit for those seeking ordination. To register for a course please respond by email to ministrytraining1224@gmail.com or call (973) 772-1660. All registrations fees at the Catskill Center are payable to the New Hope Community Church and those held at Metro NY/NJ Center are payable to Crossroads Free Methodist Church.

    Willie Kirchhofer, D.Min
    Director, the Ministry Training Center
    Church Renewal Network
    Training, Resources and Prayer Support
    www.thecrn.net
    (862) 221-1694
    MinistryTraining1224@gmail.com

     

    Pleasantville Center for Training & Renewal

     

      Spring 2017

      Church Growth – Church Growth April 1 & April 29, 2017 at Davison FMC

      More courses will be offered in Southern California, Florida, and the Pacific Northwest in the Spring of 2017. Further information will be coming soon!

      All courses are approved by the Board of Bishops office.