SC Congress
1531 Hampton Street
Columbia SC, 29201

803-931-8811

Winter Workshop Classes

Classes for Christian Education
January 13, 2018


Exalting the Savior, Equipping the Saints, and Proclaiming the Gospel Through Authentic Worship, While Ministering to the Needs of a Changing Culture"
John 4: 24

Emphasis: "Worship That Teaches About God
- Jeremiah 7:2; Acts 5:42; Colossians 3:16; and 2 Timothy 2:11-15.



Class
100 What Is Christian Education: What is Christian Education? Why should the church organize around Christian Education? What is the Pastor's responsibility? This course will involve a study of various Christian education curriculums that may be used for the work of the ministry.
101 Christian Ed for Those Under 40 and Generation Z: This course focuses on the distinct needs, innovations, trends, and interests of this age group with emphases on those Ages 29-40 and Generation Z. The course targets strategies for involvement of this group in the full life of the church.
102 Understanding Missions: The intent of this course is to equip persons of all ages for development of 21st Century principles for the mission ministry of the local church.
103 Aging Gracefully: The aim of this course is to discuss the responsibilities and opportunities available to the aging. The course will also examine ways to educate, assist, involve, and protect the aging Christian population.
104 Organizing the Church for Christian Education: This course will focus on the various administrative and organizational skills needed to organize the Christian education department. Emphasis will be placed on structure, leadership, and staffing needs for Christian education.
105 Rethinking Christian Education for Contemporary Innovations: This course will examine the current trends, methodologies, and practices in Christian education to determine their validity and alliance with the scriptures.
106 Christian Education Ministry to the Whole Church: This course will focus on developing a Christian education ministry to meet the needs of the total church. The course will examine emerging trends in Christian education and changes impacting the church and its ministry to the world.
107 Christian Education Ministry for Spiritual Growth in the Church: In this course, the pastor and students will envision and study the course of action involved in the organization, administration, and supervision of the programs of Christian education in his or her local church.
108 Christian Education IT Resources That Enhance Worship: This course is designed to focus upon the impacts of technology in worship. An understanding of cyber-church in the age of the net generation helps prepare students to minister to the "present age" of believers.
109 Preparing for the C.O. Jackson Oratorical Contest: Making it BETTER!: This workshop is designed for district oratorical advisors, oratorical coaches, and interested contest participants (graduating high school seniors, rising college freshmen, sophomores, and juniors). The facilitator will share the history/purpose of the contest, plans for preliminary contestants, requirements for eligibility, topics for speeches (theme), time limit, responsibilities of the judges, filling out the personal data sheet, awards, and the official scoring sheet/items that the contestant will be judged on. The facilitator will also share ideas for motivating and inspiring the youth of our congregations to participate in oratorical contests sponsored by our State Congress of Christian Education.
110 Faculty and Staff Training: The purpose of this training is to discuss issues relating to the annual session in an effort to ensure that adequate preparations are made in advance of the annual event.
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