The Caring Congregation Academy "On-Demand" Training Courses
Currently we offer individualized courses on how to effectively care for others in three categories:
1. CARE MINISTRY BASIC TRAINING
2. SPECIALIZED CRISIS TRAINING
3. REFRESHER COURSES BY TOPIC
All courses are based on content in our two training books:
The Caring Congregation: Implementation Guide and Care Ministers Manual
by Rev. Karen Lampe and Rev Melissa Collier-Gepford.
Learn more about each course below.
Full Basic CCM Training Course
How to establish an effective congregational care ministry and equip your Congregational Care Ministers (CCMs).
Part 1: Establishing a Care Ministry
How to establish and organize an effective congregational care ministry. (Part I of Basic CCM Training)
CLM Specialization Course
How to establish an effective congregational care ministry and equip Congregational Care Ministers (CCMs). This course includes an additional section to develop a Care Ministry Plan for achieving CLM Specialization through UMC Discipleship Ministries.
Basic Training Course
Now available is an "on demand" version of our full Basic Training Course designed for individual self-paced online study through Teachable.com. This course includes the content from our 2-day intensive Basic Training webinar and seminars.
Zoom 1-on-1 Coaching
In addition to training courses and videos, we offer individualized Zoom video consultation with members of our national team -- pastors from Kansas, Florida, North Carolina and Texas. Soon you will be able to schedule your private session from this website!
Supplemental "on-demand" videos and courses designed for more in-depth training in various subject matter beyond the basic training course. This is an excellent resource for continuing education for an established care team.
"The content [in this training] was so, so good. I found every presentation engaging and was left inspired for the work ahead."
- M. Morrison [2-day webinar attendee]