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Discipler is a self-guided professional training course for all those serving in the ministry of Faith Formation/Christian Education. Course participants will be aligned with a district mentor and will complete six modules through a self-guided on-line course. Upon completion of each module, all participants will gather for group learning. This course is open to both clergy and laity, whether volunteer and professional.
Discipler training provides exemplary foundational knowledge and experience which benefits the individual educator and the ministries of each local church.
1) Call and Vocation
2) God and the Bible
3) Faith Formation & Christian Education
4) The United Methodist Church
5) My Congregation and Context
6) Administration and Leadership
WHEN & WHERE:
September 27, 2014, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Norwalk UMC
Module 1 Meeting
November 8, 2014, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Norwalk UMC
$25 for Orientation Session and $50 per Module for Course*
*If you pay for 3 modules at Orientation Session, the fee for Orientation is waived.
*If you pay for all 6 modules at Orientation, the same fee is waived and educator receives a free one-year membership to Iowa CEF (Christian Engaged in Faith Formation)
TO REGISTER, OR FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Rev. Chris Humrichouse, Dean of Discipler, (319)-337-7201 ext. 103, firstname.lastname@example.org
THIS NEW PROGRAM IS BEING SUPPORTED THROUGH YOUR IOWA UMC BOARD OF DICIPLESHIP AND CHRISTIAN EDUCATOR’S FELLOWSHIP