2018 Arkansas Extension Course of Study School

COSS #224 Polity and Administration

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 http://www.blakebradford.org/polity-coss-class/


Mission Possible by Kay Kotan

The Center for Vitality