Presbyterian Polity (PRMN110)


Course Memo

This course is designed for students who plan to serve as ordained ministers in the Presbyterian Church (USA). Polity and administration are integral to functioning effectively as a pastor, both in the local congregation and throughout the governing bodies of the church. This course deals with the biblical, historical, and theological bases of church polity and administration, as well as theoretical and practical dimensions. Particular emphasis is placed upon governance and worship issues related to preparation for the ordination examinations in church polity and the sacraments.