Polity 2 Course
This course must be completed by all Advanced Candidates and ministers in the Admission of Ministry process.
An advanced course for people in Ministry to understand the regulations of the Church and to be able to apply those regulations in the various councils of the Church.
This subject seeks to give participants an appreciation of the regulations and their use and how the regulations reflect the polity of the church and how this might impact on the application of the regulations.
The values and attitudes inherent in the regulations will help participants appreciate the importance of the regulations for the good order of the church; appreciate the need for flexible application of the regulations which uphold the polity of the church; and appreciate their own responsibility in helping the church keep the regulations.