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Job Descriptions and Leadership Training 2017-2020

In the United Methodist Church  
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The new version of Job Descriptions differs from previous editions, including format and design changes. Each job description includes this information: Result Expected Spiritual Gifts and Qualifications Helpful for This Position Responsibilities Support to Expect from the Congregation Getting Started People and Agencies That Can Help Resources for Help In addition to individual positions within congregational life, the book explores biblical roots and dimensions of leader development. It...

Job Descriptions and Leadership Training 2017-2020

In the United Methodist Church  
Discipleship Resources
The new version of Job Descriptions differs from previous editions, including format and design changes. Each job description includes this information: Result Expected Spiritual Gifts and Qualifications Helpful for This Position Responsibilities Support to Expect from the Congregation Getting Started People and Agencies That Can Help Resources for Help In addition to individual positions within congregational life, the book explores biblical roots and dimensions of leader development. It...

Lead in Evangelism

A Leader's Guide to Transforming Evangelism  
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Evangelism is about our relationship to God and those we come in contact with daily. This course connects witness with spiritual formation, leading participants to a greater understanding of the importance of evangelism for all involved. It also incorporates Wesleyan insights for a 21st-century audience. A Leader's Guide to Transforming Evangelism is used alongside the text Transforming Evangelism by Henry H. Knight III and F. Douglas Powe Jr. Available only as a PDF download. Notes: Permi...

Lead in Stewardship

A Leader's Guide to Afire with God  
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Stewardship is a dirty word in most churches. Pastors preach about it knowing they must, while members sit uncomfortably through the "it's-that-time-again" sermons and other appeals. Church members need to be encouraged to go beyond thinking in terms of dollars contributed in order to see stewardship as becoming living examples of the gospel. Included in the basic text Afire with God are examples for faithful stewardship of the earth, ways to reinvigorate stewardship in worship, long-range pl...

Concepts in Leadership II

Refresher Course for Local Church Leaders  
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Concepts in Leadership II is designed to be a refresher course for local church lay speakers, but it may be used for leadership development in any setting. Designed to be taught in one 5-hour session, this PDF-formatted course may be divided into multiple sessions for use in a Sunday school class or small-group setting. After completing this course, participants will be able to: Recognize God's call upon them to leadership Describe the spiritual nature of leadership and use spiritual pract...

The Practice of Ministry

Module 2, Certified Lay Minister Training  
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This module covers basic skills the certified lay minister should know: leading worship preaching and sharing faith forming discipleship ministries providing congregational care. The Practice of Ministry is intended to be used by the certified lay minister, the mutual ministry team supporting the process in the local church, and the equipping clergyperson assigned. Notes: Permission is granted to the purchaser to photocopy for educational purposes. Sorry, this item is not eligible for s...

Organization for Ministry

Module 3, Certified Lay Minister Training  
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The purpose of this module is to: provide a basic understanding of leadership, administration, and congregational development offer tools for maximizing leadership, organization, and resources for faithful and fruitful ministry in various kinds of congregations. Notes: Permission is granted to the purchaser to photocopy for educational purposes. Sorry, this item is not eligible for special promotional and bulk discounts. This is a nonreturnable, nonrefundable product. Other modules al...

In Ministry with Boomers and Beyond

Leader's Guide for Aging and Ministry in the 21st Century  
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This is the Leader's Guide to the text Aging and Ministry in the 21st Century. Session topics include: The Realities of Aging Finding Meaning Caring unto Death Ministry by, with, and for Older Adults Boomer Ministry Available ONLY as a PDF download. To purchase the Participant's Guide, go here. Sorry, this item is not eligible for special promotional and bulk discounts. This is a nonreturnable, nonrefundable product.