SCHOOL FOR MINISTRY - Spring Semester 2019


Audit a course for $25.  Please register for each course separately. 

The School for Ministry meets one Saturday per month, with classes meeting from 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.  Each class meets for 75 minutes, with a fifteen minute break after each session. Services of Morning Prayer (8:30 a.m.) Holy Eucharist (12 Noon) provide for worship in community.

Links to the syllabus and registration page are posted for each course in the "Courses of Study" section of the School for Ministry tab on the Mercer Website once classes open.

Course information for Spring Semester 2019 is listed below. The School will meet at Mercer 2/16, 3/16, 4/13, 5/11, 6/15.

Call 516-248-4800 x 117 for more information.

OT1 – Pentateuch and Historical Books
The Pentateuch and the Historical Books of the Old Testament, including a synopsis of their literary, ideological, historical and theological contexts. These books of the Bible are covered in detail. (NOTE: Class sessions taught via Skype at Mercer)
Time: 9:00 – 10:15 a.m.
Instructor: Rev. Dr. Michael Hull

LT0 – Sacraments and Seasons
Overview of worship in the Episcopal Church. We will explore the movement and balance of the Liturgy of the Word and the Liturgy ofthe Eucharist. Attention will be given to the roles of our many Liturgical Ministries. We will also explore the Liturgical Seasons of the Church year.
Time: 10:30 – 11:45 a.m.
Instructor: Rev. Canon Michael Delaney

CH2 – Ecclesia Anglicana
Broad historical overview of Anglican Christianity, focusing on the growth and development of the Church of England, and what would become a loose Anglican Communion and a unique American Episcopal Church.
Time: 1:15 – 2:30 p.m.
Instructor: Dr. Ted Gerbracht

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