United Church Denominational Courses

The courses below are designed to fit the needs of Admission Ministers, and students in the Master of Divinity, Licentiate in Ministry for United Church Testamur and Studies for United Church Testamur programs, as well as interested United Church lay leaders and anyone interested in gaining a deeper understanding of the history, context, identity, practices and faith of the United Church of Canada. If you are interested in enrolling, please contact [email protected] to discuss course level and prerequisites.

With the exception of the Intercultural Learning Circle, these courses are currently offered in a live-time Webinar format. Participants are encouraged to register early as all of the classes have a registration cap and tend to fill up early.


United Church History and Theology

This course offers an overview of the history and theological values and convictions of the United Church from its origins to the present.

Cercle d’apprentissage interculturel de l’Église Unie

Une expérience interactive de quatre jours où vous pourrez approfondir ce que signifie être une Église interculturelle tout en bâtissant une communauté avec d’autres leaders ministériels.

United Church Worship

This course supports participants to deepen their understanding and practice of worship in a United Church setting.

United Church Polity

This course discusses United Church of Canada polity, administration, and organizational leadership, with a focus on pastoral roles and responsibilities.