Disciple Making

Work in this area should include creating and developing disciple-growing systems with the local church that renew congregant’s faith in Jesus Christ and sends them into their communities in mission and ministry.

15TH ANNUAL DISTRICT LEADERSHIP TRAINING DAY

CEU Category: Spiritual Formation, Disciple Making, Professional Competency Development
Dates: 05-Mar-2010
Location: Reno, NV
Sponsor: Nevada-Sierra District
Number of CEU's: 0.5

5 PRACTICES WORKSHOP (DVD) FROM NEVADA-SIERRA TRAINING DAY

CEU Category: Disciple Making, Professional Competency Development
Dates: Self-paced
Location: Available from the Conference Office
Number of CEU's: 0.5

BIENNIAL GATHERING, UMCFA, UMCM

Workshops on planning creative worship, developing rational and spiritual resources for ministry, and working with college administrators, faculty, staff with goal of recruitment

CEU Category: Disciple Making
Dates: 22-Jul-2009 - 26-Jul-2009
Location: Greensboro, NC
Sponsor: United Methodist Campus Ministry Association
Number of CEU's: 1
Website: www.umca.org

CATALYST WEST

CEU Category: Spiritual Formation, Disciple Making, Professional Competency Development, Self-Care and Personal Growth
Dates: 21-Apr-2010 - 23-Apr-2010
Location: Mariners Church, Irvine, CA
Number of CEU's: 1.5
Website: www.catalystwestcoast.com

CATCH

Developing congregations with a heart for the unchurched. A Church of the Resurrection mini-institute that offers a comprehensive plan for implementing proven marketing and visitor follow-up techniques.

CEU Category: Disciple Making, Professional Competency Development
Dates: 18-Aug-2012
Presenters: Debi Nixon, Church of the Resurrection, Kansas City
Location: Loomis First UMC
Sponsor: On the Rise Circuit, Great Northern District
Number of CEU's: 0.5

CENTER FOR RECONCILIATION SUMMER INSTITUTE

The ministry of reconciliation in a divided world. Topics include: reconciliation as God’s mission, the practice of lament, hope in the midst of brokenness, transformative leadership, spirituality for the long haul.

CEU Category: Intercultural Competency, Disciple Making, Professional Competency Development
Dates: 21-May-2012 - 01-Jun-2012
Location: Duke Divinity School
Sponsor: Duke Divinity School
Number of CEU's: 3
Website: http://divinity.duke.edu/initiatives-centers/summer-institute/program-overview

CENTRAL VALLEY LEARNING EVENT

Transformation from inward to outward focus church

CEU Category: Disciple Making, Professional Competency Development
Dates: 15-Oct-2010 or 16-Oct-2010
Location: Wesley UMC, Fresno
Number of CEU's: 0.5
Contact: Centralvalley@calnevumc.org

CLERGY CALL 2009: MOVING FROM ACCEPTANCE TO ADVOCACY

CEU Category: Disciple Making, Professional Competency Development
Dates: 04-May-2009 - 05-May-2009
Location: Washington, DC
Sponsor: Human Rights Campaign
Number of CEU's: 0.5

COR LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE WITH PRE-INSTITUTE DAY

Ministry enhancement workshop

CEU Category: Disciple Making, Professional Competency Development
Dates: 25-Sep-2011 - 27-Sep-2011
Location: Church of the Resurrection, Leawood, KS
Number of CEU's: 2

CROSS-CULTURAL/RACIAL MINISTRY CONFERENCE

Preaching, Small Group and Caring in Cross-Racial Appointment Setting

CEU Category: Intercultural Competency, Disciple Making, Professional Competency Development, Self-Care and Personal Growth
Dates: 17-May-2012
Presenters: Rev. Sangil Park, Rev. Hayes Kang, Rev. Sungho Lee, Rev. Doosik Kim
Location: Newcastle UMC
Sponsor: Cross Cultural/Racial appointed Korean Pastors' Association
Number of CEU's: 0.5

EVANGELISM METHODS FOR SMALL CHURCHES: LETTING GOD GROW YOUR CHURCH

CEU Category: Disciple Making, Professional Competency Development
Dates: 12-Sep-2009
Location: Dos Palos UMC
Number of CEU's: 0.5

FALL LEARNING EVENT

CEU Category: Disciple Making, Professional Competency Development
Dates: 09-Oct-2009 - 10-Oct-2009
Location: Wesley UMC, Fresno
Sponsor: Fresno District Committee on Ordained Ministry
Number of CEU's: 1

FILIPINO BIBLE STUDY

CEU Category: Spiritual Formation, Disciple Making
Dates: 24-Oct-2009 - 25-Oct-2009
Location: Zephyr Point
Number of CEU's: 1

FINANCIAL PEACE UNIVERSITY

CEU Category: Disciple Making, Self-Care and Personal Growth
Dates: Various
Location: Various
Sponsor: Various groups/churches using David Ramsay's materials
Number of CEU's: 2.5

GROWING HEALTHY CHURCHES

CEU Category: Disciple Making, Professional Competency Development
Dates: 13-Oct-2011
Location: FBC Tulare
Sponsor: Growing Healthy Churches
Number of CEU's: 0.75
Website: www.ghcnetwork.org

HOW TO BE AN EFFECTIVE PASTOR (ERF RETREAT)

CEU Category: Disciple Making, Professional Competency Development
Dates: 15-Sep-2009 - 17-Sep-2009
Location: Redwood Christian Park
Sponsor: Evangelical Renewal Fellowship
Number of CEU's: 1

HYMN SOCIETY 2009

CEU Category: Intercultural Competency, Disciple Making, Self-Care and Personal Growth
Dates: 12-Jul-2009 - 16-Jul-2009
Location: St. Olaf College
Sponsor: The Hymn society in the United States and Canada
Number of CEU's: 0.25 in Intercultural Competency and 1 in Disciple Making and/or Self-Care

INDEPENDENT LEARNING WITH NEW CHURCH START PASTORS

Independent study of successful new church starts and church planting through observation, interviews, reflection and coaching.

CEU Category: Disciple Making, Professional Competency Development
Dates: May 2012
Location: Various locations in U.S.A.
Number of CEU's: 3
Contact: Matt Smith & Linda Dew-Hiersoux

LEADERSHIP SEMINAR AND MISSIONS CONVOCATION

Methodist roots & immersion in the culture of South Korea (history, culture, mission, spiritual formation, congregational development)

CEU Category: Intercultural Competency, Spiritual Formation, Disciple Making, Professional Competency Development, Self-Care and Personal Growth
Dates: 05-Oct-2011 - 06-Oct-2011
Location: South Korea
Sponsor: Western Jurisdiction, Korean Mission & Korean Methodist Church
Number of CEU's: 2.25

LEADING BEYOND THE WALLS

Developing congregations with a heart for the unchurched. This Church of the Resurrection mini-institute explores effective leadership principles for developing congregations that are outward-centered in a culture to which Christianity is foreign.

CEU Category: Disciple Making, Professional Competency Development
Dates: 07-Jun-2012 - 08-Jun-2012
Presenters: Jason Grant & Dan Entwistle, staff from Church of the Resurrection, Kansas City
Location: Loomis First UMC
Sponsor: On the Rise Circuit, Great Northern District
Number of CEU's: 1

LEADING CAMP AND RETREAT MINISTRIES INTO THE FUTURE

This on-line workshop course focuses on the rapidly changing dynamics impacting camp and retreat ministries and the strategic role of leaders in helping to forge a strong, sustainable future for the sacred places and ministries in our care.

CEU Category: Spiritual Formation, Disciple Making, Professional Competency Development
Dates: 29-Sep-2011 - 11-Oct-2011
Location: Online
Sponsor: GBOD
Number of CEU's: 1

MARCIA MCFEE WORSHIP WORKSHOP

CEU Category: Spiritual Formation, Disciple Making, Professional Competency Development
Dates: October 2009
Number of CEU's: 2

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF FILIPINO UM CONVOCATION

Bridging the Waves, Journey to Hope with a variety of workshops and presentations.

CEU Category: Disciple Making
Dates: 05-Jul-2011 - 08-Jul-2011
Presenters: Rev. Bener Agtarap
Location: Campbell UMC
Sponsor: NAFAUM
Number of CEU's: 0.25

OUT OF THE COCOON: PREPARING FOR TRANSFORMATION

CEU Category: Disciple Making
Dates: 11-Nov-2009
Location: Zephyr Point, Lake Tahoe
Sponsor: Order of Elders, Order of Deacons, Order Of Local Pastors and Associate Pastors
Number of CEU's: 1

PATHWAY TO RENEWAL

Congregational transformation for renewal. The principles of Wesleyan transformation as applied to congregational renewal.

CEU Category: Spiritual Formation, Disciple Making, Professional Competency Development
Dates: 11-Feb-2012
Presenters: Rev. Dan Smith, Rev. Mary Huycke
Location: Fairfield Community UMC
Sponsor: Bridges District
Number of CEU's: 0.5
Contact: 

PICO NATIONAL GATHERING OF CLERGY

To equip clergy leaders in working prophetically together to teach, preach and lead about reducing poverty and increasing economic and racial justice.

CEU Category: Intercultural Competency, Disciple Making, Professional Competency Development
Dates: 13-Nov-2012 - 16-Nov-2012
Presenters: Michael-Ray Matthews, Scott Reed, Alvin Bernstine, Heather McGhee, Michelle Alexander, john powell, Robert Franklin, Daisy Machado
Location: Astor Crowne Hotel, New Orleans
Sponsor: PICO National Network
Number of CEU's: 2
Website: http://www.piconetwork.org/

REFRESH

Workshops and seminars entitled Theology and Young Adults, Spiritual Formation, Web and Social Media, The Case for Campus Ministry and Technomadic Culture

CEU Category: Disciple Making
Dates: 14-Dec-2009 - 17-Dec-2009
Location: Woodlands, TX
Sponsor: The Foundation for Evangelism
Number of CEU's: 1
Website: www.collegeunion.org/calendar/refresh

SCHOOL OF CONGREGATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Tracks, Intensives, and workshops for New Start Pastors, Revitalizing Pastors and Judicatory Leadership

CEU Category: Disciple Making, Professional Competency Development, Career Assessment and Life Planning, Self-Care and Personal Growth
Dates: Recurring, approval for all years
Location: Various
Sponsor: General Board of Global Ministries
Number of CEU's: 4
Website: http://new.gbgm-umc.org/about/us/ecg/events/school/

SIMPLE CHURCH

CEU Category: Disciple Making
Dates: 03-Feb-2010
Location: Alamo, CA
Number of CEU's: 0.5

TRANSFORMATION LEADERSHIP CONSULTATION

Dilenschneider works on-site with pastors, leaders, and congregations to connect with God, identify teams of leaders, develop supportive structures, creatively engage conflict, and navigate through change

CEU Category: Spiritual Formation, Disciple Making, Professional Competency Development
Dates: By arrangement
Instructors: Anne Dilenschneider, DMin
Location: By arrangement
Number of CEU's: pro-rated, usually 3 CEU's
Contact: leadwithsoul@mac.com 650-218-3217

TRANSFORMATIONAL LEADERSHIP TRAINING FOR PASTORS AND LEADERS

Participants will discover their core gift, engage in spiritual exercises, learn the fundamentals of transformational leadership, and practice strategic processes to support change

CEU Category: Spiritual Formation, Disciple Making, Professional Competency Development
Dates: Continuing - contact for details of upcoming sessions
Instructors: Anne Dilenschneider, DMin
Location: Throughout the Conference by arrangement
Number of CEU's: 3
Contact: leadwithsoul@mac.com 650-218-3217

UMC PATH 1 COACHES FORUM

8 characteristics and behaviors of coaches for new church start/planters

CEU Category: Disciple Making, Professional Competency Development, Self-Care and Personal Growth
Location: Nashville
Number of CEU's: 2

UMM RETREAT - VISALIA

CEU Category: Spiritual Formation, Disciple Making, Self-Care and Personal Growth
Dates: 26-Feb-2010
Sponsor: Visalia UMC
Number of CEU's: 0.5

UMVIM LEADERS TRAINING

How to create and lead small groups of volunteers, create hands-on ministry projects, and host teams, that transform individuals.

CEU Category: Intercultural Competency, Disciple Making
Dates: 06-Jan-2012
Presenters: Phil Bandy, Rebecca Perry
Location: Alum Rock UMC
Sponsor: UMVIM
Number of CEU's: 0.75 units with no more than 0.25 towards intercultural competency

UMVIM TEAM LEADER TRAINING

Class instructs on forming and leading spiritually oriented teams for short term mission projects. Core to the process, is discipleship development.

CEU Category: Spiritual Formation, Disciple Making, Professional Competency Development
Dates: Held 6-8 times per year
Presenters: Phil Bandy, Becky Perry, Jackie Kawashima, Ken & Paula Blackshear
Location: Various, throughout the conference
Sponsor: Cal-Nev Conference and GBGM
Number of CEU's: 0.75
Website: http://www.cnumc.org/volunteerinmissiontrainingandregistrations 
Contact: Phil Bandy

UMW MISSION EDUCATION EVENT 2012 (POVERTY) IN RENO

Mission opportunities with the poor. Participants will deepen their understandings of the reality of poverty and be invited to commit to solidarity with the poor through accompaniment and advocacy.

CEU Category: Disciple Making
Dates: 21-Sep-2012 - 23-Sep-2012
Presenters: Dee Anne Paron
Location: Ramada Inn, Reno
Sponsor: Cal-Nev UMW
Number of CEU's: 1
Contact: Sara Pryor

UMW MISSION EDUCATION EVENT 2012 (POVERTY) IN SANTA NELLA

Mission opportunities with the poor. Participants will deepen their understandings of the reality of poverty and be invited to commit to solidarity with the poor through accompaniment and advocacy.

CEU Category: Disciple Making
Dates: 24-Aug-2012 - 26-Aug-2012
Presenters: Rev. Holly Hillman
Location: Hotel Del Oro, Santa Nella
Sponsor: Cal-Nev UMW
Number of CEU's: 1
Contact: Sara Pryor

UMW MISSION EDUCATION EVENT 2012 IN KOREAN (POVERTY) IN SANTA NELLA

For Korean speakers. Mission opportunities with the poor. Participants will deepen their understandings of the reality of poverty and be invited to commit to solidarity with the poor through accompaniment and advocacy.

CEU Category: Disciple Making
Dates: 24-Aug-2012 - 26-Aug-2012
Presenters: Rev. Hyok-In Kwon
Location: Hotel Del Oro, Santa Nella
Sponsor: Cal-Nev UMW
Number of CEU's: 1
Contact: Sara Pryor

UMW ONE DAY MISSION EDUCATION EVENT 2012

Intercultural Competency: What shaped the culture of Haiti; the earthquake of 2010.
Spiritual Formation: The Bible as a narrative of immigrants and migration.
Disciple Making: Deepen understanding of the realities of poverty.

CEU Category: Intercultural Competency, Spiritual Formation, Disciple Making
Dates: 28-Jul-2012 or 11-Aug-2012
Presenters: Dee Anne Paron, Katherine Kim, Carol Edwards
Location: New Vision UMC, Millbrae or Clovis UMC
Sponsor: Cal-Nev UMW
Number of CEU's: 0.5 in the category applicable to your track
Contact: Sara Pryor

WESTERN REGIONAL PRAYER CONFERENCE

Deepening in prayer and setting up prayer teams in your local church

CEU Category: Spiritual Formation, Disciple Making, Self-Care and Personal Growth
Dates: 16-Sep-2011 - 17-Sep-2011
Presenters: Ginny Kisling and Jennifer Kennedy Dean
Location: San Jose
Sponsor: Church Prayer Leaders Network (CPLN)
Number of CEU's: 0.75

WHERE IS GOD WHEN I'M HURTING? HOPE AND HEALING FOR TODAY'S HIGH STRESS CHILDREN

CEU Category: Disciple Making, Professional Competency Development
Dates: 26-Sep-2009
Location: North Park Community Church
Sponsor: Confident Kids
Number of CEU's: 0.5
Website: www.confidentkids.com

WHERE THE CHURCH MEETS THE STREETS: RADICAL HOSPITALITY WITH THE HOMELESS

Education about homelessness, listening and compassionate approaches to services, companioning approach to service, sharing strategies, spiritual growth through service

CEU Category: Intercultural Competency, Spiritual Formation, Disciple Making, Professional Competency Development
Dates: Various
Location: Various
Number of CEU's: 0.5
Website: Loaves & Fishes, Sacramento
Contact: 

WORSHIP, PLANNING AND PREACHING

Creativity in preaching and worship

CEU Category: Spiritual Formation, Disciple Making, Professional Competency Development
Dates: 03-Feb-2012 - 04-Feb-2012
Location: Memorial UMC, Clovis
Sponsor: District Council on Ministries
Number of CEU's: 1
Contact: Mariellen Yoshino