The courses for the fall session of Bishop's School are:
Old Testament taught by Rabbi Robert Lennick - 9:30 am - noon
Church History taught by The Rev. Brian Pavlac - 12:30 - 3 pm
The dates are:
September 13 & 27
October 4 & 18
November 1, 15 & 29
January 10 & 17
January 24 (snow day)
Classes will meet at St. Stephen's in WHITEHALL.
Texts needed for the class in Church History taught by The Rev. Brian Pavlac in the fall. (1) Diarmaid MacCulloch, Christianity: The First Three Thousand Years, Viking, 2010, ISBN 978-0-670-02126-0. (2) Documents of the Christian Church, ed. Henry Bettenson & Chris Maunder, 4th edition, Oxford University Press, 2011, ISBN 978-0-19-956898-7. Find the link to his online syllabus here.
The focus of Bishop's School is to prepare vocational deacons, and the curriculum is designed to meet the canonical requirements for this ministry. However, anyone is welcome to attend the classes.
People in the ordination process may miss only one session and still receive credit for the course. The classes rotate so that someone may enter at the beginning of any semester and continue through the three year program.
The fee for am AND pm classes is $150, the fee for am OR pm class is $75 each. Checks should be written to The Diocese of Bethlehem, marked for Bishop's School..
To register please email: firstname.lastname@example.org (or mail to Canon Teter (address below) the following information: name, address, phone number(s), parish and email address. We need to be able to contact you in case of inclement weather of other last minute changes to the schedule.
If you have questions, please contact Canon Teter
The Rev. Canon Jane B Teter
Diocese of Bethlehem
333 Wyandotte St.
Bethlehem, PA 18015
610-691-5655 ext 228