Online and Intensive Courses, 2019-2020


Patterns and Practices of Christian Spirituality – MST 337 (3-credit)

An exploration of the Christian spiritual tradition, how it evolved, and how different practices from it can help in our current context to develop lives rooted in prayer, self-awareness, and discernment. (A webinar course, held on Wednesday evenings from September 11 to December 4, 2019.) Taught by the Rev. Dr. Holly Ratcliffe.

Reformed Confessions and Ecclesiology – PC 582 (3-credit)

A course exploring the theological heritage of the Reformed and Presbyterian Tradition, with a special focus on the confessional documents of the historic and contemporary church. (A non-synchronous course, meaning you follow it, week by week, on your own schedule.) Taught by the Rev. Dr. Roland De Vries, Director of Pastoral Studies.


Leadership in the Church – MST 562 (1.5 credit)

A course designed to answer such questions as: What is the role of the minister in congregational leadership? How is leadership integrated with identity? How is pastoral leadership related to lay leadership? (An intensive course in the week of March 8-14, 2020, in Montreal.) Taught by Principal Dale Woods.

Presbyterian Worship – PC 522 (1.5 credit)

What is the meaning of worship, and how do we enter God’s presence? What are the key features of worship, and how should we approach them? What does it mean to be a worship leader? These are some of the questions explored in this course. (An online course, held on Wednesday mornings from January 15th through April 15th). Taught by Principal Dale Woods.

Christian Mission (3 credit)

This course explores Christian Mission broadly, considering key moments in the history of mission, the realities of congregational mission, and the challenges of contextual outreach. (An online course, held on a weekday evening, in the Winter term.) Team-taught by faculty members of the Montreal School of Theology.

These course offerings are available on both credit and non-credit bases, and are open to those pursuing a degree or diploma, and to non-degree students as well. For more information:



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