Upcoming Courses

Here are all the details you need about our upcoming courses. 

If you wish to register for a course please email us.

Our courses are available for any ordained minister on Canada Central District for Lifelong Learning at no cost.
 

Online Class

January 2023

Biblical
Interpretation

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Instructor: Rev. Donna Wilson

Details to come.

This is a prerequisite and must be taken before the Pentateuch course.

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

An introductory study of the principles of biblical hermeneutics. Emphasis is given to the methods and
tools applied to the exegetical study of the Bible. An exegetical paper is required in this course.

 

Prerequisites: Introduction to the Old Testament or Introduction to the New Testament, and English Composition II. (Both Old and New Testaments are strongly recommended.) This course is a prerequisite for all Bible classes numbered 2000 and above. Please contact us if you have any questions or concerns about this. 

 

COURSE INTENDED LEARNING OUTCOMES:

The following are intended learning outcomes specific to this course:
1. Appreciate the advantages of a historical critical approach to the study of the Scriptures
2. Become familiar with resource materials for biblical study
3. Learn a proper format and content for writing an exegetical paper
4. Practice the various elements of an exegetical investigation of a biblical text (historical, social, literary, textual, grammatical, and theological)
5. Consider the application of exegetical study to practical exposition

Please note only existing students of the DMTC can register for this course.

If you'd like to enroll click here.

January 2023

English
Composition

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Instructor: Rev. Tamara Hudson

January 3 to February 23

7 class sessions on Zoom 

7:00 - 9:00 pm on Tuesday evenings.

Note from Instructor:

We will do a lot of writing, peer review, and editing, we will have a class writing blog (which was really fun in the past!), we will practice journalling, and we will go over in detail how to write an academic essay with proper formatting, citations, etc.  This course helps prepare students to write essays and assignments for other courses with special attention to MLA format.

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

A study of the fundamental principles of sentence, paragraph, and essay composition, including a study of grammar, usage, and spelling. Oral communication and effective public speaking will also be covered.
 

COURSE INTENDED LEARNING OUTCOMES:

The following learning objectives will be achieved by this course:
1. Accepts the attitude that skillful writing, correct language usage, and correct spelling are necessary for the effective carrying out of his/her ministry.
2. Acquires the habit of writing spontaneously and regularly in a journal.
3. Masters the writing process skills of planning what to say and implementing how to say it.
4. Demonstrates satisfactory progress in his/her ability to communicate ideas in clear and interesting written English.
5. Demonstrates ability to communicate ideas orally using effective public speaking techniques.

March 2023

Pentateuch

Office Work

Instructor: Dr. Tina Pitamber

March 7 to April 4

5 Classes on Zoom

7:00 - 9:30 pm on Tuesday evenings.

 

There will be a final in-person exam on Saturday, April 15.

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

An exegetical study focusing on the historical, literary, and theological dimensions of the first five
books in the Old Testament.

COURSE INTENDED LEARNING OUTCOMES:

The following are intended learning outcomes specific to this course:
1. Gain familiarity with the content (including outline, structure, and major themes) of the Pentateuch.
2. Know the Ancient Near Eastern background related to the accounts in the Pentateuch.
3. Comprehend methodologies and major interpretations commonly applied to the study of the Pentateuch.
4. Understand the messages and theology evident in the Pentateuch.
5. Recognize how certain themes in the Pentateuch find fulfillment and application in the New Testament.

Please note only existing students of the DMTC can register for this course.

If you'd like to enroll click here.