Our Mission and Statement of Faith

The mission of the Institute for Christian Studies is to provide adult Christian education and training for interested lay persons, aspirants to the vocational diaconate, and clergy seeking continuing education.





Growing in the Lord and in fellowship with each other. Come and join ICS!








Note!  The schedule for the 2014-2015 year is in progress.  The course dates are posted.  The syllabi and course descriptions have not been updated as of yet.       Do not order books at this time!  Exciting things are coming to ICS this year!



The Institute for Christian Studies Commission

The Ven. Kristen N. Alday, Dean
Ms. Winsome Latty, Institute Administrator
The Rev. David Newhart, Commission Chairman
The Rev. Nancy Kline, Deacon, Secretary

The Right Reverend Gregory O. Brewer,  Ex Officio Member


The Rev. Edward Bartle

The Rev. Rick Burhans

Mrs. Tracy Cheek

The Rev. Michael Matheny, Deacon

The Rev. Danielle D. Morris

The Rev. John Motis

The Rev. Dr. Edward Weiss