CEM UNIVERSITY

These videos are recordings of training sessions by Christian Education Ministries. They have been recorded to help you in your ministry pithing the church.

CHILD PROTECTION IN YOUR CHURCH

Dr. DUNCAN RANKIN, PROFESSOR OF SYSTEMATIC THEOLOGY AT RTS, ETS, AND BLUE RIDGE INSTITUTE FOR THEOLOGICAL EDUCATION. 15 YEARS WITH GRACE (NETGRACE.ORG).

 

"MANANGING YOUR CLASSROOM"

Ms. Judi Hodges, Presenter 

 

let's look at some tips to help you KEEP STUDENTS ATTENTION. 

Part One: managing yourself and your environment

Part Two: managing your students

"HOW THE LOCAL CHURCH CAN MINISTER TO REFUGEES"

Presented by ms. elinor griffin

The refugee crisis is bringing thousands of people to us. how should we in the Christian community respond? Elinor shares her heart and the Biblical foundations of the response we are called on to make. She will also tell us about ways that some ARP churches are engaging the refugee communities and how we can minister to our new neighbors, too.

"CREATIVITY AND LEARNING STYLES"

presented by dr. brent turner

Every student is unique. We all learn in different ways and through a variety of means. Varying teaching styles and using creativity help your students learn best.

By understanding how learning styles function best, you can better teach and communicate with your students, your child and other loved ones.

"PREPARING YOUR LESSON (FOR CHILDREN AND OTHERS)"

PRESENTER: JUDI HODGES 

Explore ways to structure a lesson to engage students, help them dig in to the Scriptures, and identify what they have learned means in their walk with Christ.

Some points covered: curriculum as a tool, steps to prepare the lesson, teaching blocks, the importance of application.

"WHO AM I TO BE A TEACHER?"

PRESENTER: JUDI HODGES

learn about the calling, role and responsibilities of a teacher, we'll also look at God's provision and purpose for those who serve in this vital ministry.

A PRIMER IN POLITY 

PRESENTED BY

REV. PATRICK MALPHRUS

Malphrus outlines the definitions, purpose and history of the system of polity used by the ARP Church and Synod. He covers its Scriptural basis, why it is important, how it works and gives practical tips on how to be an effective participant in the body of Synod.

 

PARTNERING WITH PARENTS

presented by Mrs. Becca Maney, DCM at First Gastonia ARP, Church

The church family is committed to the support of parents as they raise their children in the nurture and admonition of the Lord. Becca shares her experience and the methods that she has implemented with her ministry team to support and encourage parents. 

SMALL CHURCH, SMALL BUDGET, BIG IDEAS 

PRESEnted by mrs. joy feemster, dce at neely's creek arp church

"how to get the most bang for your buck - creative ways to get things you need for ministry at a low cost (sometimes free).

BACKYARD BIBLE CLUBS: AN OLDER IDEA MADE NEW

presented by Rev. Stephen and Mrs. Pressly Ann Laughridge

WEllspring ARP CHURCH Used a backyard bible club style outreach to connect with children and families in their community. adapt it and use this approach in a variety of settings. Find out how they planned, organized and implemented their clubs.

STEPS TO CHILD SAFETY AND PROTECTION

presenter: Judi Hodges, CEM Training Coordinator

VItal information on the key steps every church should have in place and active to provide a safe, secure and loving environment for their children, youth and families.

staff and volunteers will be made aware of measures they can enact to protect their ministries and feel confident in handling any issues that may arise. 

Our goal is that every leader should be clearly informed, proactively involved, and prepared for action as advocates of our families, our ministry staff and our community. 

BUILDING A VIBRANT CHILDREN'S MINISTRY 

Presenter: Ms. Margaret Kiser

VOLUNTEER MINISTRY: WHEN SERVING TASTES SWEET AS HONEY

Presented by Judi Hodges

PLANNING A SUCCESSFUL VBS

Presenter Mrs. B. A. Snider

February 16, 2017

FAMILY NOT A FORMULA

Rev. Walt and Mrs.Valerie Shepherd

The lessons of grace learned through being parented and parenting. 

MINISTERING TO CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS

presented by DR. DAWN MOLLOY, DIRECTOR OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY MINISTRIES

BEING AWARE OF SPECIAL NEDDES AND THEIR UNIQUE CHALLENGES HELPS US BETTER MINISTER TO THEM AND TO RECEIVE THEIR MINISTRY TO US