Part II: Training for CCMs
Essential to the success of a Congregational Care Ministry, are the Congregational Care Ministers (CCMs).
After a brief introduction of instructors and overview of the CCM Model of Care, this training picks up where Part 1 of the Basic CCM Training leaves off and provides the foundational training for Congregational Care Ministers in the areas of theology, prayer, listening & spiritual guidance, visitation, and care for the dying. These topics are found in Part 2 (Chapters 6-11) in The Caring Congregation Ministry: Implementation Guide written by Rev. Karen Lampe a is the basis for this training.
About This Course
This course provides the essential training for Congregational Care Ministers who are the backbone of an effective care ministry.
Instructors: Rev. Melissa Gepford (introduction only) and Rev. Karen Lampe who co-authored the books used in this training.
Recommended Textbooks for this course:
- Lampe, Karen and Gepford, Melissa, The Caring Congregation Ministry: Implementation Guide, May 2021, Nashville, TN, Abingdon Press Publishers, ISBN: 978-1-7910-1338-7
- Lampe, Karen and Gepford, Melissa, The Caring Congregation Ministry: Care Ministers Manual, May 2021, Nashville, TN, Abingdon Press Publishers, ISBN: 978-1-7910-1340-0
Includes approx. 5 hours of professional video content plus handouts and other materials (excludes textbooks).
Student will have 90 days access to the course.