Lewis Online Learning

Maintaining Boundaries in a Digital Age

About this course

Maintaining Boundaries in a Digital Age is an online course offered by the Lewis Center for Church Leadership of Wesley Theological Seminary. It explores issues of clergy ethics in an era of instantaneous, electronic communication. It helps spiritual leaders stay healthy and attentive to appropriate boundaries in the midst of new challenges. It builds on the first course in the Keeping Our Sacred Trust series, Understanding Clergy Sexual Ethics, which is a primer on preventing clergy sexual misconduct

The cost for the course is $49. If a group is paying some or all of that cost, you will enroll using a group code.  To complete the course, you must pass a quiz with a score of 80%. Upon successful completion of the course, a certificate of completion bearing .5 units of continuing education credit will be emailed to you.

The amount of time required to complete the course varies from person to person, but you should expect to spend a minimum of 4 to 6 hours. However, it need not be done in one sitting. 

Maintaining Boundaries in a Digital Age is presented in three parts:

  • Part I focuses on the importance boundaries and how to maintain appropriate boundaries.
  • Part II examines some of the challenges of ministry in an electronic age.
  • Part III considers sexual ethics in the digital age.

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If you need more information before enrolling, or if you are a denomination or judicatory leader interested in arranging enrollment for a group, call 202-664-5700 or email us.

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