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 The Revd Dr Brian Beck (former President of the Conference) on Methodist history and the global context, Rachel Lampard (JPIT Team Leader and former Vice President of the Conference) on Methodism in contemporary society, as well as a virtual visit to Wesley’s Chapel accompanied by superintendent minister The Revd Dr Jen Smith.
- The origins and history of the Methodist Church
- Methodist theology and spirituality
- Global Methodism
- Methodism and Ecumenism
- Living our Methodist heritage today
This course will run for 8 weeks from 5th November 2018.