This course offers an understanding of United Methodist mission theology as well as some mission education program ideas and methods to pastors, lay and ordained, through a partnership with annual conference board/committee/teams on Global Ministries, with an organized opportunity for reflection on mission and mission theology from the United Methodist perspective.

Required Reading Resources

Nuessle, E. John. 2008. Faithful Witnesses: United Methodist Theology of Mission. New York, NY: General Board of Global Ministries.

Johnson, A. (2011). Mission as word and deed: Transcending the language of priority (PDF will open in a new tab or window). International Journal of Frontier Missiology. Vol. 28(2), 67-73.


October 4-31, 2021 (intensive weekend session followed by online work)