Aldersgate 2017

June 29-July 2, 2017 Lexington, KY Aldersgate 2017 is a conference created for the whole family to encounter God.  Through inspiring worship experiences and motivating equipping workshops, we will celebrate the Power of God that brings restoration, refreshment, renewal, and rejuvenation to us by the Holy Spirit. Ministry to children, youth and adults make this […]

Aldersgate Renewal Minister and Spouse Retreat

April 18-21, 2017 Aldersgate Renewal Center, Goodlettsville TN   Return to Your First Love: Renew your personal walk with Christ through times of prayer and worship. Rekindle the Flame in Your Marriage: Renew your relationship through honest conversation, teachings and ministry. The schedule is structured with ample time for a relaxed dinner date alone with […]

Introduction:  Natural Church Development

Does your church make long-range plans, but the results are meaningless?  Does your church make plans for specific ministries, but the results are not productive? One of our Tennessee Conference Church Vitality Team’s effective visioning tools for local churches is the Natural Church Development ministry.  NCD provides great insights which guide local churches in their […]

GBHEM Expands Pastoral Education with New Couse of Study Offerings

The Division of Ordained Ministry at the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry today announced the establishment of three new options for the education of part-time licensed local pastors: an Extension of the Course of Study School of Ohio (COSSO) to be located at United Theological Seminary in Dayton, Ohio, a satellite Course of […]

New UMCOM Online Training Experiences Available

New online training courses are available for local church leaders and members. The two new courses complement existing online offerings, adding to a learning library that can assist trainees on a journey to boost church vitality. The Effective Church Marketing course leads participants through a step-by-step process of examination, dreaming and planning using United Methodist […]

BeADisciple Liturgy and Worship Online Course | Apr 17-May 5

BeADisciple Liturgy and Worship Online Course Offered for Lay and Clergy April 17- May 5 In six three-day segments, participants will read Patterned by Grace, explore liturgy with short assignments around provocative questions. The course will help laity, pastors, and church musicians who want to discover the formational and transformational power of the Spirit at […]

Expired: Candler School of Theology Preaching Conference at Emory University | March 23-24

Preaching Conference: “Preaching a Relevant Word: Politics, Policy, and the People” March 23-24 • Candler School of Theology Free and open to the public; Registration required Candler presents the Bandy Preaching Conference on “Preaching a Relevant Word: Politics, Policy, and the People,” designed to assist pastors and congregants better understand contemporary socio-political issues and provide […]