Whether you are new to theological study, returning after a break, looking to develop your skills for lay or ordained ministry, or considering further study through one of our accredited courses, our online learning opportunities provide a number of benefits:

  • study at a time to suit you using our web-based resources
  • enjoy the benefits of a Cambridge education from wherever you are in the world
  • access materials from leading Methodist scholars
  • develop understanding and deepen spirituality with courses for academic study and spiritual reflection
  • join an online global community interested in Methodist theology and spirituality.

Next course:

17th September 2018: Power, Politics and the Passion

1st October 2018: Leadership in Biblical Focus

5th November 2018: Methodist Studies

This course offers an overview of the history and distinctive characteristics of Methodism, explores our place globally and ecumenically, and considers how we live out our Methodist heritage in the contemporary context. It will include contributions from Revd. Dr. Brian Beck (former President of Conference) on Methodist history and the global context, Rachel Lampard (JPIT Team Leader and former Vice President of Conference) on Methodism in contemporary society, as well as a virtual visit to Wesley’s Chapel accompanied by superintendent ministry Revd Dr Jen Smith.

Topics include:

  • The origins and history of the Methodist Church
  • Methodist theology and spirituality
  • Global Methodism
  • Methodism and Ecumenism
  • Living our Methodist heritage today

For further information or to register your interest email online@wesley.cam.ac.uk