Six Foundational Courses
United Methodist - Who are we?
United Methodist distinctive beliefs including sacraments, grace, revelation and how our history shapes us as United Methodist.
Just the Bible
An overview of the Old and New Testaments and the role of the Bible in the church's educational ministry.
Helpful tips and theory in teaching teachers to teach including: learning styles, classroom management, lesson plans, recruitment and evaluation.
How to deal with administration issues such as: risk management, safe sanctuary, budget, planning, evaluation and planning a comprehensive “programmatic" Ministry.
Leadership theory and development including focus on spiritual gifts. We will also examine staff relationships as well as gifted and called "volunteers".
Age developmental issues esp. related to faith development and building experiences that lead people toward deeper faith.
The six foundational courses are offered once a year.
The three specific courses are offered when five students are identified.
Each course has a three part accountability structure
For additional Information please contact:
Dr. Ed Trimmer Tijunia Brooks
Executive Director Executive Assistant
Center for Church Leadership Center for Church Leadership
1-800-467-1273 ext.3834 1-800-467-1273 ext. 3898
We are dedicated to become a vital partner in the mission of the United Methodist Church
Establishing relationships with the local churches helps promote the nurturing of our students from campus life into the local church.
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