Spring Session Pre-Reading Assignments

Greetings Board of Elders, Elders’ Wives, and Evangelists Association Membership,
 
Please see below the following definitions and articles that you will need to read prior to the first March 2012 Leadership Development Institute session.  These pre-reading assignments will help you prepare for the Ministerial Ethics and Protocol course.    
 
Please save each definition and article to your desktop or place in an electronic folder on your computer or in your email mailbox.
 
If you have any questions or concerns, you may email me.
 
Sincerely,
Bishop Dr. Pamela A. Smith
Academic director

Happy Reading!

Definition of “Ethics”
http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ethic
 
 
Definition of “Ethos” 
http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ethos
 
 
Etymology of “Ethic”
http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?term=ethic&allowed_in_frame=0
 
 
 Are Ethics and Morality the Same Thing?
http://tokresource.org/tok_classes/areas/ethics_all_about/the_same_thing/index.htm
 
 
The New Testament Greek Lexicon
http://www.searchgodsword.org/lex/grk/view.cgi?number=2239
 
 
Strong’s Greek/Hebrew Definition
 http://www.bibletools.org/index.cfm/fuseaction/Lexicon.show/ID/G1485/ethos.htm
 
 
What is ETHICS: Holman Bible Dictionary
http://www.studylight.org/dic/hbd/view.cgi?number=T1947
 
 
The Entire Bible, Our Standard Today
  http://www.reformed-theology.org/ice/newslet/be/be.10.78.htm
 
 
Ethics as If God Mattered: Secularism and the Word of God
http://bible.org/seriespage/ethics-if-god-mattered-secularism-and-word-god
 
 
Etymology of “Protocol”
http://www.emilypost.com/out-and-about/official-life/287-official-protocol
 
Synonyms for “Protocol”
http://thesaurus.com/browse/protocol

About Office of Administrative Services
Our church organization was founded in 1966, as a loosely organized group of congregations in Ohio and Kentucky and each was named True Holiness Church of God. Because the missions and ministries of each congregation outgrew its capacity, in 1998, the united congregations incorported a central sheparding organization and named it True Holiness Assemblies of Truth United International Inc (THAT United) and each congregation is now called True Holiness Covenant of Peace Assembly. These congregations are located within the states of Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, and Delaware, with a mission in Statesboro, Georgia. THAT United International is the corporate-voice all national and international missions and ministries. This organization is led by a Board of Bishops. Our Mission  To evangelize the world.  To promote effective church government.  To mobilize communities and nonprofit organizations toward social responsibility.  To provide leadership for the special needs of the young and the aged. Our Strategy to Reach Our Goals  Train and commission gifted evangelists, elders, and pastors to take the gospel of Jesus Christ to all people.  We have established a ministerial leadership training and development academy for the united churches and communities.  Continually assess our growth and effectiveness through scheduled conventions, annual conferences, and executive and administrative reporting systems.  Design and establish an alternative assistant living facility for senior citizens.  Establish a private school, grades K-12.  Support low-income families with childcare programs.

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