Focus: Adult Ministry

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Adults: Getting the Most Out of Teaching the Bible

Intended for leaders of adult classes and studies, this workshop aims to provide practical tools for teaching the Bible. Teaching the Bible can be intimidating for new and experienced teachers. And yet, leading a great class can be one of the most rewarding church experiences. This workshop will discuss principles of adult learning, core principles for teaching the Bible, suggestions for your Continue Reading

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Safe Sanctuaries: Helping Your Church Create a Safe Sanctuaries Policy

Intended for congregations and church leaders, this workshop is designed to help you get started on, update or improve your identification as a Safe Sanctuary church. Safe Sanctuaries is a covenant promise all United Methodist congregations make to children, youth, vulnerable adults, volunteers and staff. At the 1996 General Conference, a Standing Rule was passed that every UM congregation is Continue Reading

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Safe Sanctuaries: Safe Sanctuaries Training

Training for individual volunteers can be done through Trak1. Find more information at http://www.ngumc.org/safesanctuariestraining. If face to face training is desired, please contact Debby Fox in the Connectional Ministries Office for assistance in scheduling training for your congregation. debby.fox@ngumc.net Continue Reading

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Training: Teacher Training

Do you want your volunteers to become more effective teachers? These workshops are for your church! Beginner Teacher Training: Every Student learns differently. God has wired each one of us to take in and process information in a different way. As a teacher, this can be challenging. In this class, you will explore different learning styles and how to teach effectively to a room full of childr Continue Reading