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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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New & Noteworthy:

March 17, 2009

Getting Started - Christian Education

Welcome to the ministry of Christian education and formation.

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Basic Resources
August 12, 2014

2014 Christian Education Week (Korean)

Korean-language version of the 2014 Christian Education Week resource.

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Basic Resources
May 23, 2014

2014 Christian Education Week: Small Group Leaders Form Vital Disciples

Christian Education Week is the perfect time to emphasize the importance of small groups in your congregation’s plan […]

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Basic Resources
March 26, 2013

Stories For Survivors

Real People Facing Real Odds These curated Bible stories are ideal for those who have experienced a life crisis. Studied […]

Stories For Survivors
August 21, 2014

Communal Learning and Christian Formation (August 2014 ITeach)

The best way to communicate a religious experience is in a loving community.” This insight by Abbot David Geraets […]

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iTeach
August 19, 2014

What Every Teacher Needs to Know

 Participants in this webinar explore ten areas of knowledge and skills that lead to effective leadership in small groups […]

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Basic Resources
August 13, 2014

Choosing Curriculum Resources

In its broadest sense, curriculum is the whole of the plan for education and formation. The overarching educational and nurturing […]

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Curriculum
August 8, 2014

Growing Spiritual Leaders - Issue #204 (August 8, 2014)

By Carol Krau

How does your congregation connect leadership development and spiritual formation? What leadership topics would be beneficial for your church […]

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Faith Formation
July 22, 2014

Remembering Who We Are (July 2014 ITeach)

As we head toward fall, many congregations will be starting new classes, recognizing the “promotion” of young […]

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iTeach
June 24, 2014

Heritage & History Served This Summer (June 2014 ITeach)

It’s summer. Time to do something different! Why not focus on our United Methodist history and beliefs to […]

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iTeach
May 14, 2014

Creative Dislocation (May 2014 ITeach)

As summer approaches, household schedules often shift. Savvy congregations develop ongoing faith formation that responds to these shifts. Instead of […]

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