REL 480 - Church Organization & Leadership
Winter Semester 2021 - Class Schedule
(Tentative
for Online Assignments)
Br. Martins

Hyperlinks will open Lecture Notes
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
January 2021
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Introduction
(video online)

Reading Assignments:
1. Priesthood Organization
and
Paper:
The Doctrine of the Priesthood and Gender Issues (2016)
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1. Priesthood Organization
and
Paper:
 
The Doctrine of the Priesthood and Gender Issues (2016)

Video #1: Insights on the Priesthood (2017)
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2. Priesthood Government through Councils
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Weekly Quiz #1
(on the Canvas System)
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Martin Luther King Jr. Day Holiday
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3. The Ministry of Angels in the Work of Salvation

Video #7: The Ministry of Angels in the Work of Salvation (2020)
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Weekly Quizzes
#2 and 3
(on the Canvas System)
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4. Leadership in the Church
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5. Managing Church Meetings
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Weekly Quiz #5
(on the Canvas System)
(No Quiz for #4)
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Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
February 2021
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6. Oratory: Prayers, Testimonies & Talks

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

Bispos (in Portuguese)
4
Weekly Quizzes
#6 and 7
(on the Canvas System)
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8. Inspiration
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9. Managing Church Properties & Finances
11
Weekly Quizzes
#8 and 9
(on the Canvas System)
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15

Presidents' Day Holiday
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10. Managing Church Welfare

Video #11: Fundamental Principles of
the Law of Consecration and Stewardship
(2021)

Review Session for Midterm Exam
(
Optional - Live discussion via Zoom - TBA)
18

Weekly Quiz #10
(on the Canvas System)
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22

Midterm Exam
(on the Canvas System)

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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)
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Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
March 2021
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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 (2015)

Sealing by the Holy Spirit of Promise (2017)
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Weekly Quiz #11
(on the Canvas System)
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12. The Atonement & Church Membership Councils

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

Human Temptations (2019)
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12. The Atonement & Church Membership Councils

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

Human Temptations (2019)
11

Weekly Quiz #12
(on the Canvas System)
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13. Doctrine & Folklore
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14. Faith & Hope
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Weekly Quizzes
#13 and 14
(on the Canvas System)
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15. Love Unfeigned
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Review Session for the Paper
(Optional - Live discussion via Zoom)
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Weekly Quiz #15
(on the Canvas System)
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Prince Kuhio Day Holiday
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16. Unrighteous Dominion and Flattery
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17. Counselors
   

 

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
April 2021
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Weekly Quizzes
#16 and 17

(on the Canvas System)
2

Paper Due
(upload into Canvas)
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18. Other Pitfalls in Leadership
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Weekly Quiz #18
(on the Canvas System)

Review Session for Final Exam
(
Optional - Live discussion via Zoom - TBA)
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Last Day
of Classes

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Reading Day
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Final Exam
14
Final Exam
(on the Canvas System)

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Final Exam
(on the Canvas System)

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Graduation - Saturday, April 17

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