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 for these online courses in 2017 (Each course is a 7-week intensive)

* November 8, 2017 – December 18, 2017

Start Dates for these online courses in 2018 (Each course is a 7-week intensive)
* January 2, 2018 – February 19, 2018
* February 20, 2018 – April 9, 2018
* April 10, 2018 – May 28, 2018
* May 29, 2018 – July 16, 2018
* July 17, 2018 – September 3, 2018
* September 4, 2018 – October 22, 2018
* October 23, 2018 – December 10, 2018

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 Hospitality and Encouragement: 3 credits

Date: January 15 to April 23. Offered using the asynchronous online method of study. 15 weeks of weekly readings, discussions at your convenience and examinations on line.
Cost $150 Register by contacting Pastor Larry Light at larrylight7@gmail.com Minimum of 5 students for course to run. Register soon.
Trainer: Dr. Allen Wachter DVM, DMin, CVPM, CM
 

Free Methodist History and Polity: 2 credits

Date: Saturday May 19: 8:30-4:00 PM and Saturday June 30, 2017

Location: Catskill Ministry Training Center, 45 Stockton Avenue, Walton NY.
Cost: $100 Register by contacting Pastor Larry Light at larrylight7@gmail.com Minimum of 5 students for course to run. Registration Deadline 5/1/2018
Trainer: Dr. Allen Wachter DVM, DMin, CVPM, CM

Inductive Bible Study of Acts or Minor Prophet: 4 Credits

Date: Saturday 8/25, 9/22,10/19, 11/17 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM

Location: Catskill Ministry Training Center, 45 Stockton Avenue, Walton NY.
Cost: $200 Register by contacting Pastor Larry Light at larrylight7@gmail.com Minimum of 5 students for course to run. Registration Deadline 8/1/2018
Trainer: Dr. Allen Wachter DVM DMin, CVPM, CM

Metro NY/NJ Center

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· Introduction to Christian Doctrine– January 6; February 3; (English and Spanish)
Offered at Crossroads Free Methodist Church, 195 Piaget Avenue, Clifton NJ
2 Saturday sessions beginning at 9:30 Credits: 2 Cost $90.
Registration Deadline: December 15, 2017
Trainer: Willie Kirchhofer, D.Min and Elias Mabaso

· Liderazgo (Leadership): Convirtiéndose en la Persona que Dios puede Usar – Enero 13; Febrero 10 and Marzo 10 (Spanish)

Offered at Crossroads Free Methodist Church, 195 Piaget Avenue, Clifton NJ.
Credits: 3 Cost $120 3 Saturday sessions beginning at 9:30am
Registration Deadline: December 15, 2017 Trainer: Pastor Erick Collado

· Study of the Minor Prophets – January 13; February 10; March 10 (English and Spanish)
Offered at Crossroads Free Methodist Church, 195 Piaget Avenue, Clifton NJ
3 Saturday sessions beginning at 9:30 Credits: 3 Cost $120.
Registration Deadline: December 15, 2018
Trainers: Willie Kirchhofer, D.Min and Elias Mabaso

· Wesleyan Theology – March 3; April 7; May 5 (English and Spanish)
Offered at Crossroads Free Methodist Church, 195 Piaget Avenue, Clifton NJ
3 Saturday sessions beginning at 9:30 Credits: 3 Cost $120.
Registration Deadline: February 15, 2018
Trainers: Willie Kirchhofer, D.Min

· Hospitality & Encouragement: Biblical Tools for Rapid Expansion April 14 and May 12 (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: March 15, 2018
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

 

All courses are approved by the Board of Bishops office.