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COSS #224 Polity and Administration

2018 Arkansas Extension

Course of Study School

Class Preparation Downloads

Required Readings

  • Christopher, Clif, The Church Money Manual: Best Practices for Finance and Stewardship. Abingdon, 2014.

  • Tyson, John. Administration in the Small Membership Church, Abingdon, 2007. (This has historically been a Licensing School textbook))

  • The Book of Discipline of the United Methodist Church 2016. Nashville: The United Methodist Publishing House, 2017.

  • Kotan, Kay. MISSION POSSIBLE: Structuring your Church for Missional Effectiveness. 2017. (See below for purchasing information)

  • Warner, Laceye. The Method of Our Mission: United Methodist Polity and Organization. Nashville: Abingdon Press, 2014.

  • Assigned Reading Downloads will be located at

Class PowerPoint & Downloads

Notes will be available during the course  

Session 1

Session 2

Session 3