(April 6, 2009)

Contact: Rick DelaHaya, Centenary News Services, 318.869.5073

Graduate Theological Studies Offers History of Christian Thought & Practice May 18-29

SHREVEPORT, La. — The Christian Leadership Center in cooperation with Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, will offer the History of Christian Thought & Practice I, May 18-29 at Centenary College.

The class will take place daily from 8 a.m. until noon with on-campus housing available for out-of-town students. Registration deadline is May 4.

The two-week course is provided through the Graduate Theological Studies program. The program offers graduate-level courses that will satisfy basic graduate theological study requirements. Courses are taught in a variety of formats and utilize state-of-the-art simulcast technology equipment or visiting professors.

Through this program, students can receive up to 29 graduate credit hours on Centenary's campus and complete the courses offered on a two-three year rotational basis. These courses benefit those seeking ordination as a deacon in the United Methodist Church, certification, completion of core requirements for a masters degree, growth in ministry and graduate-level experience.

For more information on this course or the Graduate Theological Studies program, contact Valerie Robideaux, Theological Studies Coordinator at 318.869.5029 or email.

About Centenary College of Louisiana

Centenary College is a private, four-year arts and sciences college affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Founded in 1825, it is the oldest chartered liberal arts college west of the Mississippi River and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Centenary is one of 16 colleges and universities constituting the Associated Colleges of the South and is regularly rated as one of the top colleges in the South. In 2008 Centenary College celebrated 100 years in Shreveport and Bossier City.