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Educational Ministry

Welcome to the ministry of Christian education and formation. We believe that this ministry is the foundation for lifelong learning and growth toward a mature and vital faith. With intentional learning and Christian formation, we become the people God calls us to be, and we develop gifts and strengths for encouraging and leading others to the same strong faith. Read More

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March 17, 2009

Getting Started - Christian Education

Welcome to the ministry of Christian education and formation.

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July 6, 2016

2016년 기독교 교육 주간

2016년 기독교 교육 주간 자료는 하나님을 사랑하는 방법을 찾게 하는 배움의 환경을 만드는 관계의 역할에 중점을 두고 있습니다.

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July 6, 2016

2016 Christian Education Week

The 2016 Christian Education Week resources focus on the role of relationships for creating learning environments in which people discover […]

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April 15, 2016

Experiential Faith Formation (April 2016 iTeach)

As people created in God’s image, we learn relationally and experientially, so education must go beyond simply imparting  […]

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February 22, 2016

The Value and Use of Surveys (February 2016 iTeach)

By the Revv. Tanya Eustace, Scott Hughes, and Will Randolph

As leaders in ministry, how do we recognize God at work in our congregations and communities? How do we discern […]

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iTeach
January 12, 2016

Can We Talk? (January 2016 iTeach)

By Carol F. Krau

Complex issues evoke strong emotions, and we often disagree with one another about what approach we should take in addressing […]

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December 1, 2015

Nurturing Imagination in Our Congregations (December 2015 iTeach)

By Tanya Marie Eustace

Working with children, I have learned that our imaginations help us engage with God and others, seeing the world God […]

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November 17, 2015

Measuring Your Effectiveness

You set your goals. You identified strategies for meeting your goals. You implemented your strategies. Now what? It’s […]

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November 5, 2015

Comprehensive Plan for Teacher Development for UMC Congregations

This eight-page leaflet in pdf format is designed to provide help in developing a congregational plan for teacher development. 

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November 2, 2015

Christian Faith Formation for Leadership Development (November 2015 iTeach)

By Kevin Witt

One of the key factors in vital, healthy congregations is an expanding number of lay persons prepared and engaged in […]

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September 30, 2015

Engaging Baby Boomers in Learning (September 2015 iTeach)

By Will Randolph

These are a few of the principles that describe how Boomers learn. As teachers, our best approach for understanding how […]

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