Tag Archives: Education

Prepare to be a Commissioned Ruling Elder (CRE)




The Elder Ministries Committee of the Presbytery is pleased to announce a new program of training for persons interested in preparing to help local congregations as Ruling Elders Commissioned to Pastoral Ministry (CREs). The same program can be taken by any member of the Presbytery for their own personal enrichment. Beginning in September, 2016, Union … Continue reading Prepare to be a Commissioned Ruling Elder (CRE)

Curriculum Help Is Here




How do you review Sunday School Curriculum for your particular needs? How do the different publishers present the Good News to our disciples?  Here is a great reference booklet to help you explore these questions and more in the:    Curriculum Review Booklet See what the New Growing in Grace and Gratitude Curriculum is offering. Join … Continue reading Curriculum Help Is Here

Upcoming Education Opportunities & Conferences




CCRT can help you attend a workshop or conference if it will help your congregation prepare to touch the lives of people in your community who do not already interact with your church.  Here are a few conferences you may want to check out!  Remember, you can apply for some financial assistance through our CCRT … Continue reading Upcoming Education Opportunities & Conferences

Apply for the Spice Award for CE ideas




Spice Award Nominees Sought for innovative Christian education ideas ~ Awarded to a deserving congregation at the E3: Educate, Equip, Empower Event on September 20, 2014 – ( formerly LEADERSHIP SCHOOL.) Submit Your 2014 Idea & Learn More (Flyer) See past entries for ideas to use in your ministry setting: 2013 SPICE AWARD Entries and … Continue reading Apply for the Spice Award for CE ideas

Grants Available for Transformation and Education




TRANSFORMATION GRANT (includes Technology) This grant may help congregations purchase new technologies, devices or services that might not fit into a congregation’s already slim budget. All of our grant money is intended to help churches minister either directly to people who do not have a regular church home or to help churches prepare to reach … Continue reading Grants Available for Transformation and Education