Basic CCM Training Course:
Part 1 (Establish) + Part 2 (Train CCMs)
The ministry of congregational care is the heart of the church and should be carefully designed to help all of us get through challenging times. Congregational Care Ministers (CCMs) or "Care Ministers" are key volunteers who work alongside their pastor to help provide Christlike care for the church family. This course is designed to train pastors, staff, and volunteers so that together they can offer congregational care that is relevant to the needs of our current era.
This training covers Parts 1 and 2 (Chapters 1-11) in the book The Caring Congregation Ministry: Implementation Guide on the CCM Method of Care, which is the basis for this training.
NOTE: We offer a separate "CLM Specialization" course that qualifies for Certified Lay Minister Specialization in Congregational Care from the UMC Discipleship Ministries. Look for the round Lay Servant Ministries logo in our course listing.