REL 480 - Church Organization & Leadership
Fall Semester 2020 - Class Schedule
(Tentative
for Online Assignments - Updated September 12 & 26)
Br. Martins

Hyperlinks will open Lecture Notes
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
September 2020
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Introduction
(video online)

Reading Assignments:
1. Priesthood Organization
and
Paper:
The Doctrine of the Priesthood and Gender Issues
3 4
7


Labor Day Holiday
8 9
1. Priesthood Organization
and
Paper:
 
The Doctrine of the Priesthood and Gender Issues

Video #1: Insights on the Priesthood (2017)
10


Weekly Quiz #1
(on the Canvas System)
11
14


2. Priesthood Government through Councils
15 16
3. The Ministry of Angels in the Work of Salvation

Video #7: The Ministry of Angels in the Work of Salvation
17
 
Weekly Quizzes
#2 and 3
(on the Canvas System)
18
 
21


4. Leadership in the Church
22

23


5. Managing Church Meetings
24
Weekly Quiz #5
(on the Canvas System)

(No Quiz for #4)
25
28
6. Oratory: Prayers, Testimonies & Talks

Video #8: Oratory in Church Meetings (2020)
29 30
7. Bishops

Bispos (in Portuguese)

 
 

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
October 2020
      1
Weekly Quizzes
#6 and 7
(on the Canvas System)

2
5

8. Inspiration
6 7

9. Managing Church Properties & Finances
8
Weekly Quizzes
#8 and 9
(on the Canvas System)

9
12
10. Managing Church Welfare

Weekly Quiz #10
(on the Canvas System)


Review Session for Midterm Exam
(
Optional - Live discussion via Zoom - TBA)
13 14


Midterm Exam
(on the Canvas System)

15

16
19
 Welfare Case Analysis
(
Live discussion via Zoom - TBA)
Participation mandatory in at least one of the sessions
(Be sure to read all articles from
Managing Church Welfare)
20 21
Welfare Case Analysis
(Live discussion via Zoom - TBA)
Participation mandatory in at least one of the sessions

(Be sure to read all articles from
Managing Church Welfare)
22 23
26
11. The Central Role of the Temple

Video: Two Apostles Lead a Virtual Tour of the Rome Italy Temple (2019)

Video #4: Why Aspire to an Eternal Marriage? (2020)

Video #5: Remarks on Sealings (2020)
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11. The Central Role of the Temple

Video: Two Apostles Lead a Virtual Tour of the Rome Italy Temple (2019)

and
Essays:
The Analogy of the Concrete Slab

Sealing by the Holy Spirit of Promise
29


Weekly Quiz #11
(on the Canvas System)
30

 

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
November 2020
2
12. The Atonement & Church Discipline

and Essays:
The Body: First Stewardship & Liahona of the Spirit (2014)

Human Temptations (2019)
3
 
4
12. The Atonement & Church Discipline

and Essays:
The Body: First Stewardship & Liahona of the Spirit (2014)

Human Temptations (2019)
5


Weekly Quiz #12
(on the Canvas System)
6
9

13. Doctrine & Folklore
10
11

14. Faith & Hope
12
Weekly Quizzes
#13 and 14
(on the Canvas System)
13
 
16

15. Love Unfeigned
17
 
18
Review Session for the Paper
(Optional - Live discussion via Zoom)
19
Weekly Quiz #15
(on the Canvas System)
20
Paper Due
(upload into Canvas)
23


16. Unrighteous Dominion and Flattery
24 25
17. Counselors

Weekly Quizzes
#16 and 17
(on the Canvas System)

26

Thanksgiving
Holiday
27

Thanksgiving
Holiday
30
18. Other Pitfalls in Leadership
       



Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
December 2020
  1

2
Weekly Quiz #18
(on the Canvas System)

Review Session for Final Exam
(
Optional - Live discussion via Zoom - TBA)
3

Last day of classes
4
7
 
Final Exam - 5pm
(on the Canvas System)
8 9

10
11
Graduation
(online)



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