The mission of the Appalachian Local Pastors School is the spiritual and academic formation of persons who are willing to identify with the people, share the gospel and give leadership for the development of strong and effective congregations.
Participants in the Appalachian Local Pastors School will be challenged both academically and spiritually by the outstanding instructors who are known for their expertise in their own fields of ministry.
Appalachian Local Pastors School (ALPS) is sponsored by the Red Bird Missionary Conference, Candler School of Theology, Emory University and The General Board of Higher Education & Ministry of the United Methodist Church.
The Appalachian Local Pastors School offers two formats for taking Course of Study classes, the May School and Weekend Schools.
For further information, go to www.alpsumc.org