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 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 Congregational Leadership with a Wesleyan Edge - Dr. M. Douglas Meeks
January 12-16, 2015 meets at Scarritt-Bennett, Nashville, TN
DM-N602 Best Practices in 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.
Church Leadership Excellence -- May 2015
Military Chaplaincy -- May 2015
Faith and Health -- May 2015
Cambridge: Transformative Leadership in Wesleyan Perspective -- December 2015
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
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:
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
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