The classes offered through the Faith Formation Leadership Training Program
Five of the ten classes are offered this program year:
Faith Formation 101 — Practices for a Sustainable Ministry with Karen Ziel, CMCE explores the nuts and bolts of organizing and implementing faith formation programs in the local church; recruiting, nurturing, and supporting volunteers; leadership skills, and working on a church staff.
Engaging Our Sacred Scripture’s Story with Rev. Don Remick is an overview of the formation, contents, structure, and flow of the Bible.
Serving Together — Mission for All Ages with Rev. June Cooper explores the differences between charity and justice from biblical and developmental perspectives in light of offering mission and service opportunities for children, youth, families, and the congregation.
Youth Ministry 101 — Practices for a Sustainable Ministry with Rev. Dave and Becky Stambaugh explores the nuts and bolts alongside the theological foundations of organizing and implementing youth ministry programs in the local church, recruiting, nurturing, and supporting volunteers, leadership skills, and working on a church staff.
Exploring the United Church of Christ — Our History, Our Beliefs, Our Identity with Rev. Jonathan New is an overview of the birth, development, structure, beliefs, values, and ethos of the United Church of Christ. (Note: This class does not meet UCC ordination requirements.)
Visit our Faith Formation Leadership Training Program webpage for dates, locations, and to register for onsite or video conferenced class sessions.
We offer a rolling registration so you can jump into the program at anytime. Classes are offered “a la carte,” so if there are only one or two classes that interest you, you are welcome to take only what you need.
If you are interested in becoming a Certified Faith Formation Leader in our conference, click here to view the requirements.
Why should faith formation leaders become trained and certified?
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