Theological Education for a Changing World

An Online Program in Progressive Theology

We offer you a welcoming place to gather online with your questions, your doubts, and your desire to deepen you faith understanding. Our progressive theological engagement knows but is not limited by its past, moves intentionally in the present and looks towards the future. We welcome all people who yearn for a still speaking God. For those on the path to authorized ministry, we have a program for you.


Open to all who are interested in obtaining a foundation in theology and in the life of the Christian community.


Provides convenient online learning: participate on your own time schedule through the course period.


Different program levels for general interest, foundations in theology, and ministry preparation

Why It Works.

PATHWAYS is affordable and accessible. We are respectful of persons with diverse backgrounds. Participants are not bound by geography and have a flexible time schedule over the course of each week. The weekly readings and the facilitated accompanying online forum offer a practical, open-minded education and create a learner-centered environment where participants can bring their own questions and wisdom. Asynchronous education allows person with a computer and the internet to be in weekly forums over the course of six weeks in regular courses, four weeks in exploration courses and 12 weeks for UCC history and polity courses.


PATHWAYS‘ mission is to bring together progressive theological education and the contemporary experiences of the church for the engagement individuals who are active in today’s communities of faith. PATHWAYS is a safe venue for participants in their theological and spiritual development while also preparing leaders and authorized ministers by offering affordable, accessible and engaging theological education.


PATHWAYS is a respected member of UCC’s Regional Theological Education Consortium. It offers an opportunity to explore progressive Christian theology and to meet the requirements of multiple paths for preparation for authorized ministry in the United Church of Christ. PATHWAYS Theological Education, Inc. is a Georgia Nonprofit Corporation.

Continuing Education for Authorized Ministers
Leadership Development for Local Churches
An Alternative Path to authorization for MIDs and COMs


PATHWAYS Theological Education, Inc.
P.O. Box 897
Tucker, GA 30085

Phone: 770-569-3384

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