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Information for current students in the Doctor of Ministry Program at Wesley!

Below you will find helpful information as you move through your DMin program at Wesley Theological Seminary.  Please click on the drop down menu to see the information.  Registration and Reading lists will be updated on a rolling schedule as new information is available.

If you are a prospective DMin student, please click here for application and track information.


Registration and Reading Lists for January

Registration for January Term is open from September 1 - September 30 on Wesleyweb under "DMN January 2015" To register  you must have a working Wesley student ID. If you have trouble logging on, send an email to describing the nature of the issue.

Select the class you are registering for using the course numbers below.  Reading lists for these courses are available by clicking the highlighted course number and printing/ viewing the pdf document. Faculty can be e-mailed by clicking their name.

Readings lists are posted when the course number is dark purple. Updates will occur as lists are received.

2015 January Term Reading Lists at Wesley

Courses offered January 5 - 9, 2015
DM-A602  Arts and Art Ministries - Dr. Deborah Sokolove

DM-C602  Current Theory and Best Practices in Soul Care - Dr. Michael Koppel

DM-L606 Trinity, Incarnation, and Church Leadership - Dr. Robert Martin

DM-T609 Creating Sacred Space; Shaping and Empowering Ministries - Dr. John Runkle

DM-L607 Person and Role of Church Leader - Dr. Lovett Weems and Dr. Sonnenday Vogel

DM-900A  Project Seminar for Military Chaplains Track - Dr. Lew Parks


Course offered January 12-16, 2015

DM-A605 Drama and Ministry - Lisa Cole Smith

DM-C601  Foundations and New Directions for Soul Care - Dr. Beverly Mitchell

DM-L608 All for the Sake of the Gospel: Paul’s Mission and Ministry- Dr. Carla Works

DM-T602 Exodus, Covenant, Exile: Formation & Transformation of God's People - Dr. Bruce Birch

DM-M606 Pastoral Care for Warriors and their Families - Dr. Michael Koppel

DM-900B  Project Seminar for Leadership Track - Dr. Lew Parks

Global Asian Track G | January 12-16, 2015

DM-G610-A  Theology - Dr. Josiah Young

DM-G613-A Faces of Jesus - Dr. Sathianathan Clarke

Global Asian Track H | January 19-23, 2015

DM-G610-B  Theology - Dr. Josiah Young

DM-G613-B Faces of Jesus - Dr. Sathianathan Clarke

Wesley, Mission, and Evangelism for the Nashville Episcopal Area

DM-N601 Wesleyan Theology for Mission and Evangelism - Dr. M. Douglas Meeks
January 12-16, 2015 meets at Scarritt-Bennett, Nashville, TN

DM-N602  Assessing the Neighborhood for Mission and Evangelism - Dr. Phil Schroeder with Dr. Lovett Weems
January 19-23, 2015 meets at Scarritt-Bennett, Nashville, TN

DM-N603 Exemplary Leaders Seminar (OL) - Dr. Lovett Weems
This course begins with the completion of the LPLI in the fall of 2014. Please see the syllabus for instructions.

Upcoming Tracks:

Church Leadership Excellence -- May 2015

Military Chaplaincy -- May 2015

Faith and Health -- May 2015

Cambridge: Transformative Leadership in Wesleyan Perspective -- December 2015 


Registration and Reading Lists for May

Registration for the May 2015 DMin term will be open in March 2015.  Below you will find a tentaive list of courses.  These are subject to change depending on faculty availablity. The letters in ( ) designate the cohort letter.

2015 May Term Tentative Course List

Courses offered May 12-15, 2015
DM-L601 Leadership (J)  Effective and Visionary Leadership - Dr. Lovett Weems

DM-A601 Arts (E) Theological Aesthetics - Dr. Kendall Soulen

DM- L606 Leadership (I) The Tone of the Church - Dr. Michael Koppel

DM-900A Life Together (F) Project Seminary - Dr. Lew Parks


Courses offered May 18-22, 2015
DM-L602 Leadership (J)  Contemporary Issues in Ecclesiology - Dr. Josiah Young

DM-C605 Soul Care (D) Grounded in the Living Word - Hopkins and Koppel

DM- L603 Leadership (I) Leading Congregational Outreach and Growth in a Pluralistic Culture - Dr. F. Douglas Powe, Jr.

DM-607 Life Together (F) Spiritual Practices for Ministerial and Congregational Transformation - Dr. Bruce Epperly

Global Asian in Washington, DC  June 22-26 and June 29 - July 3, 2015

Courses TBD

Registration and Readings Lists for Fall/Spring Electives

To register for Fall Electives, go to wesleyweb and look for "DMN Fall 2014".  Select the class you are registering for.  Reading lists for these courses are below. Click on the course title to pull up the reading list.  Faculty can be e-mailed by clicking their name.

Fall 2014 Elective Reading Lists

September 24-26, 2014
DM-939 Leadership Institute 2014 - Dr. Lovett Weems
This course is not sychronous. You will not be required to be on line at predetermined times and can work at your own pace to fulfill the deadlines. You are required to register for and attend  the Institute at COR in Kansas.

September 8 - October 17, 2014
DM-968OL  Mission of the Church in the Contemporary World - Dr. Joe Conte
The forum for each online session will close on Monday morning just as the next one is opening.  The synchronous sessions are scheduled for Monday from 2-3pm each week. You must be available during this time to participate on-line with the class.  Instructions for logging on will be posted on Blackboard.

October 20- December 5, 2014
DM-1001OL Growing as a Pastoral Leader through Feedback - Dr. Lovett Weems
This course is not sychronous. You will not be required to be on line at predetermined times and can work at your own pace to fulfill the deadlines.

October 22 - December 12, 2014
DM-970OL Trauma Informed Pastoral Care and Counseling - Dr. Valerie Leyva
This course will have three sychronous sessions:

  • Thursday October 30 from 8pm - 9:30pm EST
  • Tuesday November 18 from 8pm - 9:30pm EST
  • Tuesday December from 8pm - 9:30pm EST

All sychronous sessions will be held using collaborate, a tool within the blackboard system.
Download the full syllabus here.

2015 Spring Electives coming soon

August 2-7, 2015  takes place in Alabama
DM-965 Civil Rights History Study Trip with Dr. C. Anthony Hunt



Registration and Reading Lists for Cambridge

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