Part II: Training for CCMs

Essential to the success of a Congregational Care Ministry, are the Congregational Care Ministers (CCMs).

This training is based on 2 books co-authored by Rev. Karen Lampe and Rev. Melissa Gepford:

It is recommended that students purchase both books for this course. The Implementation Guide has all the details. The Care Ministers Manual is a companion workbook with forms, checklists, and space for note-taking to use throughout the course.

This course covers chapters 6-11 in these books, equivalent to Part II of the Basic CCM Training Course. It is designed to teach care ministers the foundational knowledge so that together pastors and congregational care ministers can be an effective care team.

About Part II: Training for CCMs

This course is taught by Rev. Karen Lampe, founder of the CCM model of care. It picks up where Part One of the basic training leaves off and provides the essential training for Congregational Care Ministers who are the backbone of an effective care ministry.

After a brief introduction of instructors and overview of the CCM model of care (taught in Part I), this course covers the basic training for your CCMs from chapters 6-11:

  1. Theological Foundations
  2. In All Things Pray First
  3. Boundaries
  4. Listening & Spiritual Guidance
  5. Visitation
  6. Care for the Dying

Training includes approximately five hours of professional video content plus handouts, resources, and much more.

Students have 90 days access to the materials.

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Part 2: Training CCMs

Five Hours of Video Training

Five hours of video training for Congregational Care Ministers