UCC History & Polity Class – LIFE at Eden



Date(s) - 10/06/2018
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Course Description

This intensive class will provide an overview of the predecessor denominations that shaped the United Church of Christ’s style of congregational governance. It will also look at how General Synod functions, explore some theological foundations, discuss how the authorization process works, and review educational resources available from the denomination. Dr. Jill Baker will be the class instructor.

Who Should Take this Class?

This class is intended for people seeking licensing, dual standing or privilege of call. It is also appropriate for anyone wanting to learn more about the United Church of Christ who have no need for ministerial authorization. This LIFE course is a single day format. It will count as one credit in LIFE.

If you are a current Eden student or seeking ordination, please request information about the UCC History and Polity credit course taught at Eden. Click here to request information about the credit course.

Cost: Registration is $130/per person and includes lunch.

About the Instructor

Dr. Jill Baker is active at the local, Conference and national levels of the United Church of Christ. She is presently Vice Moderator of the Illinois South Conference UCC, a volunteer on the General Synod production team, and director of Rainbow Camp in her Conference. Dr. Baker is also an adjunct faculty member at Eden Seminary.


Eden Theological Seminary
475 Lockwood Ave.
Press Hall, Classroom 101
Webster Groves, MO 63119

Click here for directions to Eden

For More Information Contact
Jill Schantz
Phone: 314-918-2554
E-Mail: [email protected]

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