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)

  • February 21, 2017 – April 10, 2017, – 1 week break for Easter
    * April 18, 2017 – June 5, 2017
    * 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

  • Biblical Christian Family – January 14 and April 22
    Offered at New Hope Community Church, Walton, NY
    Credits: 2 Cost $90 2 Saturday sessions beginning at 8:30am
    Registration Deadline:  December 15, 2016  Trainer: Dr. Allen Wachter, D. Min
  • Looking Ahead Spring 2017 (Catskill Center) Homiletics

     

    Metro NY/NJ Center

    • Introduction to Christian Doctrine (Spanish) – February 11 and March 11.
      Offered at Crossroads Free Methodist Church, 195 Piaget Avenue, Clifton NJ.
      Credits: 2 Cost $90. 2 Saturday sessions; Housing available upon request
      Trainers: Willie Kirchhofer, D.Min and Pastor Erick Collado
      Registration Deadline:  January 15, 2017

      · Old Testament Survey (English and Spanish) February 11 and March 11. (Includes a One Day Student led Teaching Seminar to be scheduled)
      Offered at Crossroads Free Methodist Church, 195 Piaget Avenue, Clifton NJ.
      Credits: 3 Cost $120
      Trainer: Willie Kirchhofer, D.Min Registration Deadline:  January 15, 2017

      · Looking Ahead Spring 2017 (Metro Center)
      Caring for God’s People: Pastoral Care; Old Testament Survey (Spanish)

      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

       

       

      (Winter Schedule)
      Dates: January 27-28 & February 24-25
      * Free Methodist History and Polity
      * Introduction to Christian Doctrine

      (Spring Schedule)
      Dates: March 31-April 1st & April 28-29
      * Wesleyan Theology
      * TBA

      Eastern Michigan Training Institute

      For more information on how to register and/or location of classes please contact Rev. Mindi Cromwell at revdrmgc@gmail.com

      (EMTI)

      Spring 2017
      Inductive Bible Study – Inductive Bible Study Feb 18, 25, Mar 11, 2017 at Conference Office
      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!

      LOOKING AHEAD WINTER 2016-2017 (METRO CENTER)
      Caring for God’s People: Pastoral Care; How to Study the Bible: The Minor Prophets.

      To register for a course being offered at the New Hope Community Church please respond by email.  Click here to email your registration. Ministry Training

      All course are approved by the Board of Bishops for credit for those seeking ordination.

      You can also call (973) 772-1660. All registration 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.