Professional Competency Development

Work in this area could include any aspect of ministry that the pastor (or others) deem necessary for increased competency, i.e. preaching, worship, pastoral care, Biblical studies, conflict management, training leaders, etc.

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

APPLYING FAMILY SYSTEMS IN LEADERSHIP

Leadership via application systems thinking

CEU Category: Professional Competency Development
Dates: Monthly
Location: Lake Merritt UMC, Oakland, CA
Sponsor: Cross Roads Consulting
Number of CEU's: 1 or 2 if taking the 10 month course

BAY AREA CHINESE PASTOR'S RETREAT

o better understand the role as Chinese Pastors serving in Historic Chinese Churches in Chinatowns

CEU Category: Professional Competency Development, Self-Care and Personal Growth
Dates: 02-Nov-2009 - 03-Nov-2009
Location: Danville, CA
Sponsor: National Conference of Chinese Christian Churches in America
Number of CEU's: 0.75

BECOMING A LOVE AND LOGIC PARENT

Parenting strategies and philosophy. Using love and logic parenting style to help children make choices and understand consequences

CEU Category: Professional Competency Development, Self-Care and Personal Growth
Dates: 17-Feb-2012 - 16-Apr-2012
Presenters: Joan Okun, Carol Guertin
Location: Church of the Chimes, San Jose
Sponsor: Love and Logic Institute
Number of CEU's: 1

BEFORE THE CRADLE, BEYOND THE CROSS

CEU Category: Spiritual Formation, Professional Competency Development
Dates: 27-Jul-2009 - 31-Jul-2009
Location: San Francisco Theological Seminary
Number of CEU's: 1.75

BRIDGING HEALING AND SPIRITUALITY

CEU Category: Spiritual Formation, Professional Competency Development
Dates: 19-Sep-2011
Location: CSU Bakersfield
Sponsor: Alumni Nursing Chapter
Number of CEU's: 0.5

BRIDGING THE GAP

Workshops on student leadership, vocation and discernment, history of church and academy and church relations

CEU Category: Professional Competency Development
Dates: 05-Feb-2009 - 07-Feb-2009
Location: Stockton, CA
Sponsor: General Board of Higher Education and Ministry
Number of CEU's: 0.5

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

CIRCUIT LEADER'S RETREAT: CALL TO ACTION

Bishop's Call to Action, Path One, Vital Signs

CEU Category: Professional Competency Development
Dates: 07-Nov-2011 - 09-Nov-2011
Location: Mt. Hermon
Sponsor: CA/NV Conference
Number of CEU's: 1.75

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

CORPORATE ENGAGEMENT TRIP TO ISRAEL AND PALESTINE

Conference Board of Missions Israel-Palestine Task Force travel to Israel to gather first-hand information for June 2009 resolution. Leveraging the power of UM portfolios to affect the faithful and positive change in Occupied Palestinian Territories.

CEU Category: Professional Competency Development
Dates: 19-Feb-2010 - 03-Mar-2010
Location: Israel, Palestine
Sponsor: Conference Board of Pensions
Number of CEU's: 6.5

COURAGE TO LEAD

Five retreats in 13 months rediscovering passion for ministry

CEU Category: Spiritual Formation, Professional Competency Development, Career Assessment and Life Planning, Self-Care and Personal Growth
Dates: May 17-19, 2010; August 30-September 1, 2010; October 18-20, 2010
Location: San Rafael
Sponsor: Center for Courage and Renewal
Number of CEU's: 1 unit per retreat

CREATIVITY CONFERENCE

Using creativity effectively in ministry

CEU Category: Professional Competency Development
Dates: 31-Jan-2011 - 02-Feb-2011
Location: Orlando, FL
Sponsor: Leadership Nexus
Number of CEU's: 1.5

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

CULTURAL COMPETENCY FOR CLERGY

CEU Category: Intercultural Competency, Professional Competency Development
Dates: Various
Location: Various
Sponsor: Board of Ordained Ministry
Number of CEU's: 0.5

DEATH, HUMILITY, RADICAL TRUST

CEU Category: Spiritual Formation, Professional Competency Development
Dates: 27-Jul-2009 - 31-Jul-2009
Location: Pacific School of Religion, Berkeley, CA
Number of CEU's: 2

DEPRESSION RECOVERY

CEU Category: Professional Competency Development, Self-Care and Personal Growth
Dates: 18-Jan-2008
Location: Scotts Valley Seventh Day Adventist Church
Sponsor: Seventy Day Adventist Church
Number of CEU's: 1.25

DISNEY INSTITUTE TRAINING

Disney Institute personnel will come to Modesto and share four categories of excellence: leadership, cast (clergy), guest satisfaction (congregations), financial results/repeat business (visitors returning/ members staying.)

CEU Category: Professional Competency Development, Self-Care and Personal Growth
Dates: 12-Aug-2010
Location: Centenary UMC, Modesto, CA
Sponsor: Delta Missionary Extension Society/Fresno Missionary Extension Society
Number of CEU's: 1
Contact: Glen Raley
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DIVERSITY IN FAMILY FORMATION

CEU Category: Intercultural Competency, Professional Competency Development
Dates: 30-Oct-2009
Location: Seattle, WA
Sponsor: American Association of Pastoral Counselors, Northwest Region
Number of CEU's: 1

EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE HUMAN RELATIONS

CEU Category: Spiritual Formation, Professional Competency Development, Career Assessment and Life Planning, Self-Care and Personal Growth
Dates: 06-Feb-2011
Location: Vallombrosa Center, Menlo Park, CA
Number of CEU's: 1

EQUIPPING FOR MINISTRY SEMINAR

CEU Category: Intercultural Competency, Professional Competency Development, Career Assessment and Life Planning
Dates: 09-Jun-2010
Location: St. Andrew's UMC, Sacramento
Sponsor: Council on Clergy Development, Board of Ordained Ministry
Number of CEU's: 1

EVANGELICAL RENEWAL FELLOWSHIP RETREAT

CEU Category: Spiritual Formation, Professional Competency Development, Self-Care and Personal Growth
Dates: 14-Sep-2010 - 16-Sep-2010
Location: Redwood Christian Park
Sponsor: Evangelical Renewal Fellowship
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

FAMILY ACCEPTANCE PROJECT

To help support families of sexually confused youth who struggle to function within their defined boundaries.

CEU Category: Professional Competency Development
Dates: 14-May-2012
Presenters: Dr. Catlin Ryan
Location: Bnai David, Visalia
Sponsor: Tulare County Suicide Prevention Task Force
Number of CEU's: 0.25
Website: http://www.sptf.org

GENERATIONAL DIVERSITY

CEU Category: Professional Competency Development
Dates: 5-Nov-2009 and 22-Nov-2009
Location: Reno, NV
Sponsor: Nevada-Sierra District
Number of CEU's: 0.5

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

HEALING THE WOUNDED CONGREGATION

Participants will learn intervention strategies for congregational crises such as sexual abuse, a pastor’s sudden illness or death, a natural disaster, parish fire, embezzlement, or other events in the life of a parish. The crises may be current or something in the past that's having lasting repercussions. The emphasis of the workshop is on healing the congregational system. The workshop includes lecture, case studies, and PowerPoint presentations.

CEU Category: Professional Competency Development
Dates: 01-May-2010
Location: Trinity UMC, Berkeley, CA
Number of CEU's: 0.5
Download: Flyer/Registration Form

HEALTHY DISCLOSURE: SOLVING COMMUNICATION QUANDARIES IN CONGREGATIONS

Based on the new book of Alban workshop leader and author Karen McClintock and co-authored with Dr. Kibbie Ruth, this workshop teaches clergy to address gossip, rumors and negativity among congregations as well as confidentiality and secrecy

CEU Category: Professional Competency Development
Dates: 21-May-2010
Location: Fair Oaks UMC, Fair Oaks, CA
Number of CEU's: 0.5
Download: Flyer/Registration Form

HOLY SPIRIT LEAD US

Clergy Women's Retreat

CEU Category: Spiritual Formation, Professional Competency Development
Dates: February 2010
Location: Westminster Retreat, Alamo, CA
Number of CEU's: 1

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

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

INTERFAITH SCHOLARS WEEKEND: SAVING PARADISE

How Christianity traded love of this world for crucifixion and empire. An exploration of the shifting theological understandings within Christianity from its beginnings to the present

CEU Category: Intercultural Competency, Spiritual Formation, Professional Competency Development, Self-Care and Personal Growth
Dates: 09-Feb-2012 - 10-Feb-2012
Location: Fresno
Sponsor: Interfaith Scholars
Number of CEU's: 0.75

INTERIM MINISTRY: FACULTY CONSORTIUM

Training for those who are faculty at interim ministry training

CEU Category: Professional Competency Development
Dates: 06-Feb-2012 - 09-Feb-2012
Presenters: Tony Robinson
Location: Montreat Retreat Center, N. Carolina
Sponsor: PCUSA
Number of CEU's: 1.5
Contact: Jan Schultz

JAPANESE-AMERICAN UNITED METHODIST CLERGY

The energizing church

CEU Category: Professional Competency Development, Self-Care and Personal Growth
Location: East Bay Area, CA
Number of CEU's: 0.5

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

LEADERSHIP SUMMIT

CEU Category: Professional Competency Development
Dates: August 2009 and beyond
Location: Satellite venues around the conference
Sponsor: Willow Creek
Number of CEU's: 1.5

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

LEADING WEDDINGS

Aspects of leading weddings

CEU Category: Professional Competency Development
Location: Iliff
Sponsor: Iliff
Number of CEU's: 1

LET HER KEEP IT

A new approach to the study of the gospel according to John through its use of Mosaic oracles. Bible Study on John chapters 11 through 13. A 10-session course based on the instructor's book by the same title.

CEU Category: Professional Competency Development
Dates: Available from 13-May-2012
Presenters: Rev. Dr. Thomas W. Butler
Location: On Line Learning Center (United Methodist Communications)
Sponsor: Sparks UMC
Number of CEU's: 3

LIFESPAN DEVELOPMENT

A survey of developmental research and theory from prenatal period through old age.

CEU Category: Professional Competency Development, Self-Care and Personal Growth
Dates: 20-Aug-2012 - 08-Dec-2012
Instructors: Dr. Mary Peoples
Location: Online at Cerro Coso College
Sponsor: Bakersfield College
Number of CEU's: 3 college units
Website: www.bakersfieldcollege.edu

MARCIA MCFEE WORSHIP WORKSHOP

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

MENDOCINO WORKSHOP AND ALTURAS KILN

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

METHODIST HISTORY, POLITY AND DOCTRINE

The class explores the history, development, doctrine and uniqueness of the UMC in an effort to create a self-understanding for students

CEU Category: Professional Competency Development
Location: Online with Drew University School of Theology
Sponsor: Drew University School of Theology
Number of CEU's: 3
Website: www.drew.edu

MOON LECTURE SERIES: SISTER HELEN PREJEAN

CEU Category: Professional Competency Development
Dates: 16-Mar-2011
Location: Sacramento, CA
Sponsor: St. Mark's UMC
Number of CEU's: 0.25

MUSIKGARDEN TRAINING

CEU Category: Professional Competency Development
Number of CEU's: 0.75

NATIONAL JAPANESE AMERICAN UMC CAUCUS ANNUAL MEETING

Develop an appreciation for the history of the Japanese-American churches and delve into issues that are particularly relevant for Japanese-American ministry

CEU Category: Intercultural Competency, Professional Competency Development
Dates: 13-Oct-2009 - 16-Oct-2009
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/

PICO NATIONAL LEADERSHIP TRAINING

A 6-day in-depth review of the theory and practice of faith-based community organizing; teaching people of faith how to build and exercise their own power to address the root causes of the problems they face.

CEU Category: Professional Competency Development
Dates: 07-Aug-2009 - 13-Aug-2009
Presenters: Scott Reed, Rev. John Baumann, Stephanie Gut, Rev. Michael-Ray Matthews, Gina Martinez, Jared Rivera
Location: Jesuit Conference Center, Los Altos, CA
Sponsor: PICO National Network
Number of CEU's: 4
Website: http://www.piconetwork.org/

POVERTY SIMULATION

Realities of poverty in Silicon Valley

CEU Category: Intercultural Competency, Professional Competency Development
Dates: 05-Nov-2011
Location: Willow Glen UMC
Sponsor: Step Up Silicon Valley
Number of CEU's: 0.25

PRIDE AND PATIENCE

CEU Category: Professional Competency Development, Self-Care and Personal Growth
Dates: 22-Aug-2009
Location: Mountain View Senior Day Health Center
Sponsor: Avenidas
Number of CEU's: 0.5

QUADRATOS: THE FOUNDATIONAL PATH

An exploration of the Gospels as one Gospel with 4 chapters each with a specific purpose in Spiritual Formation

CEU Category: Spiritual Formation, Professional Competency Development
Dates: July 2010
Number of CEU's: 3.5
Website: www.alexanderjshaia.com/quadratos

RECONCILING MINISTRY NETWORK CONVOCATION

Workshops offered in theology, spiritual formation, Bible, leadership development and self-care

CEU Category: Intercultural Competency, Sexual Ethics for Clergy, Spiritual Formation, Professional Competency Development, Self-Care and Personal Growth
Dates: 03-Sep-2009
Location: Estes Park, CO
Sponsor: Reconciling Ministries Network
Number of CEU's: 2.25
Website: Rmnetwork.org

RHYTHMS OF LIFE

CEU Category: Spiritual Formation, Professional Competency Development, Career Assessment and Life Planning, Self-Care and Personal Growth
Location: Zephyr Point, Lake Tahoe, NV
Sponsor: Nevada-Sierra District
Number of CEU's: 0.5

RIM ACADEMY 2012 - CHURCH RENEWAL AND REVITALIZATION

Church renewal and revitalization strategy and theology.

CEU Category: Professional Competency Development
Dates: 27-Aug-2012 - 31-Aug-2012
Presenters: Dr. Michael Lodahl, Rev. Bener Agtarap
Location: Monte Toyon
Sponsor: Board of Ordained Ministry
Number of CEU's: 1.5
Contact: Chuck Johnstone

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/

SEMINAR FOR NEW PRESIDENTS IN ATS INSTITUTIONS

New ATS presidents training

CEU Category: Professional Competency Development
Dates: 20-Jan-2011 - 22-Jan-2011
Location: San Antonio, TX
Sponsor: ATS Commissioning and Accrediting
Number of CEU's: 0.75

THE CHALLENGES FACING CHINESE UMC IN 21ST CENTURY

Addressing the challenges facing Chinese United Methodist Churches across the country with special attention to the 2nd and 3rd generations

CEU Category: Professional Competency Development
Dates: 04-Dec-2009 - 05-Dec-2009
Location: Mt. Bethel, PA
Sponsor: National Chinese Caucus of the United Methodist Church
Number of CEU's: 0.75

THE FIRST CHRISTMAS: WHAT THE GOSPELS REALLY TEACH ABOUT JESUS' BIRTH

CEU Category: Professional Competency Development
Dates: 18-Dec-2010 - 20-Dec-2010
Sponsor: St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Walnut Creek, CA
Number of CEU's: 0.5

THE GREAT COURSES: QUESTIONS OF VALUE

DVD series of lectures on Philosophy and Ethics. College level course taught by Professor Patrick Grim at State University of New York at Stony Brook

CEU Category: Spiritual Formation, Professional Competency Development
Number of CEU's: 1.25

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

TRANSITIONAL-INTERIM MINISTRY TRAINING

Specialized training in leading congregations through an interim/transition. Extensive presentation of the five developmental tasks of such a time: History, Identity, Leadership, connection to tradition, room for new pastor.

CEU Category: Professional Competency Development
Dates: July 20-23, 2010 and January 11-13, 2011
Location: Mercy Center, Burlingame, CA
Sponsor: Intentional Growth Center
Number of CEU's: 4.25 for phases 1 and 3
Website: 

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

UMCOR EARLY RESPONSE TEAM

Disaster response ministry team member training. Training focuses on doing no harm in situations where the recipients are extremely vulnerable.

CEU Category: Professional Competency Development
Dates: Held 2-4 times per year
Presenters: Phil Bandy
Location: Various, around the conference
Sponsor: Cal-Nev Conference and UMCOR
Number of CEU's: 0.75
Website:  http://www.cnumc.org/volunteerinmissiontrainingandregistrations 
Contact: Phil Bandy

UMCOR SPIRITUAL AND EMOTIONAL CARE TEAM

Disaster Response Ministry team member training. The training concentrates on interacting with traumatized disaster survivors.

CEU Category: Professional Competency Development
Dates: Held 1 to 2 times per year
Presenters: Phil Bandy
Location: Various, throughout the conference
Sponsor: Cal-Nev Conference and UMCOR
Number of CEU's: 0.75
Website: http://www.cnumc.org/volunteerinmissionregistrations
Contact: Phil Bandy

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/volunteerinmissionregistrations
Contact: Phil Bandy

UNDERSTANDING THE IMPACT OF ADDICTION AND SUPPORT MINISTRY

CEU Category: Professional Competency Development
Dates: 30-Sep-2009
Location: San Ramon Valley UMC
Sponsor: General Board of Global Ministries
Number of CEU's: 0.5

UNPACKING THE POWER OF MEDIA

Parenting in a Digital Era

CEU Category: Professional Competency Development
Dates: 23-Sep-2011
Location: Santa Clara, CA
Sponsor: YMCA Project Cornerstone
Number of CEU's: 0.5
Website: projectcornerstone.org

VISIONS: NEW DIRECTIONS FOR COMPASSIONATE CARE

A conference for everyone interested in improving end-of-life care

CEU Category: Professional Competency Development
Dates: 19-Apr-2010
Sponsor: Coalition for Compassionate Care of California
Number of CEU's: 0.75
Contact: info@coalitionccc.org

WE ARE REFINER'S GOLD

CEU Category: Spiritual Formation, Professional Competency Development
Dates: 31-Aug-2009
Location: Monte Toyon, Aptos, CA
Sponsor: RIM, Board of Ordained Ministry
Number of CEU's: 1.75

WESLEY PILGRIMAGE

CEU Category: Professional Competency Development
Dates: 11-May-2010 - 21-May-2010
Sponsor: General Board of Discipleship
Number of CEU's: 3
Website: www.gbod.org/wesleypilgrimage

WHEN FAITHS MEETS REASON

Biblical literacy

CEU Category: Professional Competency Development
Dates: 14-Oct-2009
Location: Santa Rosa, CA
Sponsor: Westar Institute
Number of CEU's: 0.5
Contact: westar@westarinstitute.org

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 WORKSHOP WITH MARCIA MCFEE (1 DAY)

Training worship teams in worship design

CEU Category: Professional Competency Development
Dates: 12-Mar-2011
Location: Los Gatos, CA
Sponsor: Los Gatos, CA
Number of CEU's: 0.5

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

ZEPHYR POINT CHORAL DIRECTORS CONFERENCE

An annual event for choral directors

CEU Category: Professional Competency Development
Dates: Annually in the summer
Location: Lake Tahoe
Number of CEU's: 0.75 for each summer attended

ZEPHYR POINT HANDBELL CONFERENCE

An annual event to train Handbell Directors

CEU Category: Professional Competency Development
Dates: Annually in the summer
Location: Lake Tahoe
Number of CEU's: 0.75 for each summer attended