LIFE at Eden: History & Polity UCC



Date(s) - 02/08/2020
8:15 am - 4:30 pm

Certificate Course:  History and Polity of the UCC

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 course taught at Eden.  Click here to request information about the credit course.

Cost:  $130 (includes lunch)

:  Eden Theological Seminary
475 East Lockwood Ave., St. Louis, MO 63119
Press Hall, Classroom 101

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


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