INTRODUCTION TO CHRISTIAN COUNSELING – STARTING JANUARY 18 . 2021 This course is designed to equip students to understand life and relational challenges that will be faced by the people with who they minister to, identify resources that are available and explore ways they can help.
When: Monday evenings 7:00pm – 9:00pm Where: Online only. Instructor: Rev. George Stefani (Stefani.George@gmail.com) Textbook:Christian Counseling; A Comprehensive Guide, 3rd Edition by Gary R. Collins. Zondervan Publishing, 2007.
BAPTIST HERITAGE – STARTING JANUARY 28. 2021 Where do Baptists come from and what is our story? What sets us apart from other church bodies? What have Baptists contributed to the wider Christian family? Who are the American Baptists and what is our story? Who are significant Baptist leaders in our story? What practices and styles are important to us? …and more. “Understanding where we have come from has helped me to understand my congregation and fellow Baptists and has helped us set goals about where we'd like to see our church. The class reinvigorated our conversations about our mission work, our pastoral search, and our personal faith.” – a former student
When: Thursday evenings 7:00pm - 10:00pm 1/28, 2/4, 2/11, 2/18, 2/25, 3/4, 3/11 Where: Online only. Instructor: Rev. R. Bruce Johnson (firstname.lastname@example.org) Textbook: Baptist Ways: A History by Bill J. Leonard. Note: There are four copies of the book available from the Region office for no charge if you register for the course. Contact Mary (MSchwarz@abc-nys.org or 315.863.7148).
FEES The tuition is $110. For family members living in the same house, the course fee is $110 for the first person and $60 for each subsequent person. Students may audit a course, without credit, for $60. The cost of the textbooks for each course is in addition to the tuition.