Spiritual Formation

Work in this area should be focused on deepening the pastor’s spiritual life and relationship with God, i.e. learning spiritual disciplines, directed prayer retreats, etc. (Work with your own spiritual director will not fulfill this requirement).

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 OF FRUITFUL LIVING

Bishop Schnase will give a workshop on Thursday afternoon and evening at Annual Conference for a total of 3 hours in Personal Piety/Spiritual Discipline.

CEU Category: Spiritual Formation
Dates: 17-Jun-2010
Location: Sacramento Convention Center
Sponsor: The California-Nevada Annual Conference
Number of CEU's: 0.25 (if one attends both workshops)

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

BEFRIENDING TENSION: THE ROAD TO WHOLENESS

CEU Category: Spiritual Formation, Self-Care and Personal Growth
Dates: 03-May-2011
Location: Zephyr Point
Sponsor: Great Northern District
Number of CEU's: 1

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

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

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

CREATING YOUR SPIRITUAL LEGACY: THE MELLOW APPROACH

Explore and claim your own life legacy

CEU Category: Spiritual Formation
Dates: 03-Oct-2010 - 05-Oct-2010
Location: Grace UMC, Yuba City, CA
Sponsor: Gold Country Seniors Alive
Number of CEU's: 1

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

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

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

FILIPINO BIBLE STUDY

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

FRIENDS OF JUNG

9 Month Humboldt Eureka Extension Class

CEU Category: Spiritual Formation, Self-Care and Personal Growth
Number of CEU's: 1.5

GATHERING OF THE ORDERS 2010

Exploring the meaning of covenant in our various traditions

CEU Category: Intercultural Competency, Spiritual Formation
Dates: November 2010
Number of CEU's: 0.5

GOD'S HEALING GIFT

The purpose of this training is to develop the latent God given healing ability that every person has through prayer

CEU Category: Spiritual Formation, Self-Care and Personal Growth
Dates: May 2010
Location: Sierra Pines UMC, Grass Valley, CA
Sponsor: Sierra Pines UMC
Number of CEU's: 2

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

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

INTRO TO INSIGHT MEDITATION

CEU Category: Spiritual Formation, Self-Care and Personal Growth
Number of CEU's: 1.5

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

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

LOS ALTOS WOMEN'S RETREAT: BE THE LIGHT

CEU Category: Spiritual Formation
Dates: 09-Apr-2010 - 11-Apr-2010
Number of CEU's: 0.75

MARCIA MCFEE WORSHIP WORKSHOP

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

MYSTERY IN A NUTSHELL: SPIRITUAL LEADER'S CONFERENCE

Lectures, reading, small group work on personal spiritual formation in the context of Leadership

CEU Category: Spiritual Formation
Dates: 17-Aug-2009 - 20-Aug-2009
Location: Detroit, MI
Sponsor: General Board of Discipleship, Upper Room, General Board of Higher Education and Ministry
Number of CEU's: 1.5

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: Jasmine Johnson, jasminej@calnevumc.org 

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: http://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

SHASTA DISTRICT RETREAT 2009

CEU Category: Spiritual Formation
Number of CEU's: 0.25

SISTER SPACES: LIVES OF THE HEART

CEU Category: Spiritual Formation, Self-Care and Personal Growth
Dates: 14-Nov-2009
Location: First Congregational Church of Berkeley
Sponsor: First Congregational Church of Berkeley
Number of CEU's: 0.5
Website: www.fccb.org

SPIRITUAL DIRECTORS INTERNATIONAL LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE

CEU Category: Spiritual Formation
Dates: 08-Apr-2010 - 12-Apr-2010
Location: San Francisco
Sponsor: Spiritual Directors International
Number of CEU's: 0.5
Website: www.sdiworld.org

SPIRITUAL FORMATION: THE ME I WANT TO BE

CEU Category: Spiritual Formation, Self-Care and Personal Growth
Dates: 25-Feb-2010
Location: Fresno Pacific University
Sponsor: Fresno Pacific University
Number of CEU's: 0.5
Website: www.fresno.edu

THE BENEDICTINE WAY

CEU Category: Spiritual Formation, Self-Care and Personal Growth
Number of CEU's: 0.5

THE ENNEAGRAM: A PROCESS OF SPIRITUAL AWAKENING

CEU Category: Spiritual Formation, Self-Care and Personal Growth
Dates: 10-Jul-2009 - 12-Jul-2009
Location: Mercy Center, Auburn, CA
Number of CEU's: 1

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

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 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 (IMMIGRATION) IN RENO

This study shares the story of the Bible as a narrative of immigrants and migration.

CEU Category: Spiritual Formation
Dates: 21-Sep-2012 - 23-Sep-2012
Presenters: Rev. Phillip Lawson
Location: Ramada Inn, Reno
Sponsor: Cal-Nev UMW
Number of CEU's: 1
Contact: Sara Pryor

UMW MISSION EDUCATION EVENT 2012 (IMMIGRATION) IN SANTA NELLA

This study shares the story of the Bible as a narrative of immigrants and migration.

CEU Category: Spiritual Formation
Dates: 24-Aug-2012 - 26-Aug-2012
Presenters: Rev. Phillip Lawson
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 (IMMIGRATION) IN SANTA NELLA

For Korean speakers. This study shares the story of the Bible as a narrative of immigrants and migration.

CEU Category: Spiritual Formation
Dates: 24-Aug-2012 - 26-Aug-2012
Presenters: Rev. Samuel Hong
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

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

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 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 and 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