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Seminary Academics

Semester dates: 5/10/2021 – 8/20/2021

With limited exceptions, due to Covid-19, summer classes will take place online using synchronous video conference. Several classes also have asynchronous components. Courses with synchronous video conference time will count toward residency requirements for the time being. Video conference times are listed below with further detail in individual syllabi.

Note: All syllabi posted below are draft versions, please consult the syllabus posted in Canvas for the final version.

Intensive Courses

Course Title SH Faculty Days Time Location Notes
CEDF 6240 Intergenerational Communities: Families and Children in Congregations 3 Sosa June 1-4 8am-5pm Online
MNST 6151 Cultural Dimensions of Mission 3 Ro Tuesdays (5/18, 5/26, 6/1, and 6/8) 7-9pm Online
HSTY 6330 History and Theology of the Covenant 3 Safstrom June 7-11 8am-5pm Online
SPFM 5211 Intercultural Spirituality: Praying Together 1 D. Washington Meeting dates: June 10-12 Thurs/Fri. 6-8pm; Sat 9-5pm Online This course will also have asynchronous online components from May 24th - July 16th
SPFM 7190 Sacred Portals: Drawing Closer to Christ 1 K. Johnson Meeting dates: June 3-5 Thurs/Fri. 6-8pm; Sat 9-5pm Online This course will also have asynchronous online components from May 24th - July 16th
FLDC 5300 Vocational Excellence 1 Lawson & Robinson June 1-4 9am-5pm Online
FLDC 7315 Cultural Competency Module 1 Johnson & Cain June 5 9am-5pm Online
FLDC 7318 Theological Reflection Module 1 Johnson & Cain June 12 9am-5pm Online

Cohort Courses

Course Title SH Faculty Days Time Location Notes
BIBL 5240 New Testament 1: The Texts and Their World 3 Andrews Meeting dates: June 7-11 8am-5pm Online This course will also have asynchronous online components from May 17th - July 30th; RESTRICTED, EQUIP C1
MNST 5125 Introduction to Pastoral Care and Counseling 3 Bates Meeting dates: June 7-11 8am-5pm Online This course will also have asynchronous online components from May 17th - July 30th; RESTRICTED, IGNITE C3
MNST 5115 Preaching the Word 3 Barton Meeting dates: June 7-11 8am-5pm Online This course will also have asynchronous online components from May 17th - July 30th; RESTRICTED, IGNITE C2

Center for Spiritual Direction

Course Title SH Faculty Days Time Location Notes
SPFM 7501 Foundations of Listening & Discerning 3 R. Peterson July 26 – Aug. 1 Campus Restricted to Spiritual Direction Certificate students
SPFM 7503 Spiritual Directing: Listening to the Movement of God With Another 3 R. Peterson July 19-24 Campus Restricted to Spiritual Direction Certificate students
SPFM 7505 The Ministry of Spiritual Direction: Listening to God in the Church and World 3 R. Peterson July 26 – Aug. 1 Campus Restricted to Spiritual Direction Certificate students

School of Restorative Arts at Stateville Correctional Center

Course Title SH Faculty Days Time Location Notes

Covenant Orientation

Course Title SH Faculty Days Time Location Notes
ECCO 5030 Theology of the ECC 3 Belmonte Stephens May 17-21 9am-5pm Online
ECCO 5020 History of the ECC 3 Safstrom June 7-11 9am-5pm Online