Pastor's biblical Studies

An Introduction to Christian History

An eight-session survey of Christian history during the early autumn semester of this 2017-2018 school year.

Tuesdays, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m., beginning September 19, 2017.

The only cost is your time and the textbook (see below).


Beginning September 19, 2017

The first of eight sessions that examines in broad brush terms the beginning, growth, and global development of the Christian church.

One Required Text to Read

The Compact Guide to Christian History, by Stephen Backhouse

Available both from (the United Methodist bookstore online) and from

Cost is $14.95 plus shipping and handling from either source.

Students are to order their own textbook online before August 27, 2017, to ensure completing the first readings by class on September 19.

Class Sessions

Alma Fite Lounge at Jefferson United Methodist Church, 758 Donaldson Ave., San Antonio, TX 78201.

Tuesdays, 6:30-8:00 p.m., beginning September 19, 2017.


Deadline at Jefferson UMC for both Registration and textbook order: August 27, 2017.

Registration form is the attached PDF.

Registration Form

Click on a file to download.