UM Communications Online Classes - Registration through Jan 20

UM Communications Online Classes - Registration through Jan 20

1/10/2015

United Methodist Communications Logo Online Training Dates: Jan 21- Mar 4
Registration open through Tuesday, January 20
New Course Dates: January 21 - March 4
 
Communicating Faith in the 21st Century
Connectional Giving
Moodle 100: Basic Training
United Methodism 101
Welcoming Ministry 100

Start each course when it best fits your schedule and move at your own pace. Each course includes six weeks of instruction. A facilitator will respond to your work and answer questions via forums.

A limited number of virtual seats are available and are first come, first serve. Seats will no longer be available after the course is full.
 
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Register for Communicating Faith in the 21st Century
 
Cost: $29 | Syllabus | Register

Credit: 1 ALLLM CEU

The goal of this online course is to expand each participant’s knowledge and skills to communicate faith in the 21st century using current and emerging communications tools.
Communicating Faith in the 21st Century
 
Explain the importance of telling stories of faith and sharing individual messages.
Craft and share personal stories of faith.
Through stories and testimonies across the connection, receive practical, proven ideas for engaging your community and the world.
Use and participate in specific tools, including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, and Blog.
Reach out to the local community
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Cost: $0 | Syllabus | Register

Credit: 1 ALLLM CEU

You’ll learn how to be a “missional storyteller”—describing the difference the church makes in the world and how giving impacts that. You’ll also understand how to “make the ask” in your congregation.
Turning Connectional Giving into Connectional Living
 
Become a missional storyteller — describing the differences the church makes in the world and how giving makes that possible.
Learn what the apportioned and designated funds are — and the difference between them.
“Make the ask” in your congregation.
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Cost: $119 | Syllabus | Register

Credit: 1 ALLLM CEU
Moodle 100: Basic Training
 
Facilitate real-time chats with your congregation
Conduct a poll among your congregation
Send surveys and questionnaires
Share resources and files
Create a discussion forum
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Cost: $9.99  |  Preview  |  Register

Credit: Upon successful completion, learners are awarded .5 ALLLM CEU.

Offline Option: You also may orderUnited Methodism 101 CD (KIT). The same interactive course blends audio, video and written materials into a fast-moving learning experience. This kit is ideal for groups. Each kit includes five identical CDs and one leader's guide. Additional CDs may be purchased.
Lifelong United Methodist?
New to United Methodism?


United Methodism 101 is designed for new church members and anyone else wanting to know more about our:
 
History
Structure
Beliefs
Ministries
Challenges

You may be surprised at all there is to discover about our denomination.

About the Course
The course includes four web-based lessons, each with many interactive features. Lessons take about 30 minutes to complete. Course preview.
 
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Register for Our Online Welcoming Course Now
 
Cost: $29 | Syllabus | Register

Credit: 1 ALLLM CEU

One participant said, “It was great to share ideas with others, see their successes and struggles. The class helped me define where our needs are and ways to proceed from here.”
Welcoming Ministry 100
 
Learn to be a welcoming, hospitable congregation.
Identify and enlist congregants for your church’s welcoming ministry.
Assess what your church does well in welcoming — as well as areas for improvement.
Identify what your church is known for.
Reach out to the local community.
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