Certification Update September 2020:
January 2021 courses will be virtual due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The course schedule will be as follows:
- UM Studies January 7-9, 2021
- Teaching Theology January 10-15, 2021
Administration and Leadership & Adolescent World will be offered May 19-22, 2021. The platform is yet to be determined.
Christian Education and Children's Ministry
The United Methodist Christian Education and Children's Ministry certification courses teach individuals to administer programs that develop faith formation, equip disciples of Jesus Christ, and provide an understanding of United Methodist tradition and doctrine.
The Children's Ministry track focuses on skills in working with volunteers and staff to create programmatic experiences and an environment that encourages children in the Christian faith.
The Christian Education track focuses on relating to church volunteers and staff with emotional maturity and sound judgment and demonstrating leadership in the church's educational ministry.