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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 2024

Introduction to
the New Testament

Image by Aaron Owens

Instructor: Dr. Dale Harris

Zoom - Tuesday Evenings (7:00 - 9:30)

January 16, 23, 30

February 6, 13, 20, 27


In Person

January 27, 10 am - 4 pm

Whitby Free Methodist Church


A survey of the historical, literary, and cultural context of the New Testament. This course is a prerequisite for all other New Testament classes.


  1. Learn to identify the literary structure of the New Testament.

  2. Gain understanding about the genre and basic thrust of each New Testament book.

  3. Summarize the significant life events of Jesus and Paul.

  4. Identify the significant elements of the message of Jesus and Paul.

  5. Describe the impact of the historical background of the New Testament on the message of Jesus and Paul.

  6. Order chronologically the significant events and persons of the New Testament.

  7. Identify and describe the major theological concepts of the New Testament.

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

If you'd like to enroll click here.

April 2024

Developing a
Missional Church

Image by Akira Hojo

Instructor: Rev. Craig Summerfield

Details TBA

Registration Not Open Yet


A study of the principles and strategies required to develop a healthy congregation that fulfills the great commission as a missionary church within our diverse cultural context. Prerequisite: Introduction to Christian Service.


I. The student will be able to demonstrate by discussion and dialog a basic understanding of the trends of modern culture and its impact on the church in the postmodern world.

II. The student will be able to articulate the components that are evidenced in a missional church.

III. The student will explore the differences between being a sending church and being a sent church, in the context of Mission USA/Canada, and the Wesleyan-Arminian tradition. IV. The student will be able to explain possible options to be used in bringing the truth of the Gospel of Jesus Christ to address the trends of the relativistic, pluralistic society, and the individual caught up in that society.

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