Welcome to Chapel I! This course is designed to provide supervised clinical experiences during class for students in ministry. Examine, explore, and understand the dynamics of liturgy and worship.
- Differentiate, engage, and respect other denominations, theologies, and cultures.
- Critically evaluate liturgical traditions in respective churches.
- Practically apply or conduct structure of liturgy: How to usher in God’s presence and engage worshippers.
- Reflect and practice liturgy.
- Apply creative changes in worship and liturgy.
RELM Academic Success
Welcome to Academic Success Strategies. This course is designed to provide the climate for students to have success in a positive and nurturing environment. Emphasis will be on activities that will model opportunities for students to meet their academic, personal, and Christian goals for now and the future.
Explore and examine the following success strategies.
Tips for academic success
- Determining level of commitment
- Setting goals
- Learning styles (Who are you and how do you learn best?)
- Note taking and reading
- Planning and organization
- Studying skills
- Time Management
- Test taking
RELM English Fundamentals I & II
Welcome to the basics writings for the purpose of developing proficiency in academic writing! This course will address writing skills with emphasis on COPS: capitalization, organization, and punctuation. Reading and critical thinking will be challenged in some reading selections.
- Understand and apply the basics of writing topic sentences and using correct COPS: capitalization, organization, and punctuation in developing paragraphs.
- Write a narrative paper with topic sentences, supporting details, and conclusions.
- Analyze writings with peers and present final papers to the class.
- The formal writing assignment and presentation will give you an opportunity to achieve this objective.
- Regular class discussions will give you an opportunity to achieve this objective.
RELM Church Doctrine I Welcome to the study of the Disciples of Christ (COC) Church Doctrine I! This is Part I of a foundational course which addresses the doctrine of the Church of Christ that is scripturally and spiritually based on the Word of God (Matthew 16:18; Acts 1:8). The course also examines the historical contexts, and different theological aspects.
Describe theCOC Church Doctrine and Tenants of Faith
a. Foundations of the Church
b. What Do We Believe?
c. Who are the Disciples of Christ, Church of Christ?
d. Aim and Plea
e. Doctrines (Compare/Contrast)
f. Ordinances of the Church/The Great Commission
g. Lord’s Supper/Feet Washing/Water Baptism
Salvation and Grace/New Testament
Describe the theological perspectives or outlooks of various portions of the Bible.
Compare/Contrast other doctrines and key concepts with COC Church Doctrine
Identify the important Bible verses or passages connected with various doctrines.
Summarize the basic theological outlooks for various eras of Historical and Dogmatic Theology
Discuss the relevance of theology for life in the world today, with an appreciation for theological application to contemporary issues.
Demonstrate ability to analyze and interpret biblical texts (as deemed appropriate in mini reports and assignments).
Display critical thinking skills through reading assignments, dialogue/discussions, and communication in the learning community.
RELM New Testament I & II
Welcome to New Testament! This course is designed to engage interests and insights through the New Testament writings. Students will examine, explore, and understand the dynamics of different teachings.