We offer on-demand courses through The Caring Congregation Academy in three categories: Basic Care Ministry Training Courses, Specialized Crisis Care Courses, and Mini Refresher Courses by Care Topic. Our courses are listed below or you may visit our Academy at Teachable.com by clicking on the orange button below.
The Basic CCM Training course is essential to establish a care ministry and develop the practical methods of care within a care team. This introductory course covers chapters 1 - 11 in our training books. Upon completion, individual will receive a certificate of completion for 10 contact hours in congregational care.
INSTRUCTORS: Rev. Karen Lampe & Rev. Melissa Collier Gepford
This course includes content from the Basic CCM Training Course on how to establish an effective care ministry and equip laity as Congregational Care Ministers (CCMs). It also includes a final project for submission to the UMC Discipleship Ministries to qualify for an additional CLM Specialization in Congregational Care (includes certificate)
INSTRUCTORS: Rev. Karen Lampe and Rev. Melissa Collier Gepford
Self-paced online learning combined with six hours of live facilitator led small group discussion, coaching, and follow-up action planning. Classes limited to 8 participants. New Groups forming now for 2024.