WNCC CEF Update

 

Christians Engaged in Faith Formation which is formerly called Christian Educators Fellowship (CEF) is for people in all denominations who have responsibility for the educational ministries in the church. The Christian’s Engaged in Faith Formation of the Western NC Conference is the local chapter of a national organization.    

The mission of the WNCC CEF is to develop leaders in faith formation to equip people of all ages to live as disciples of Jesus Christ.

CEF is open to all Clergy, Lay Persons, Students, Retirees, Agency & Extension Ministries, and YOU!!

The Western North Carolina CEF is in the process of re-visioning our purpose and the means by which we offer educational opportunities for our members, and we value your help and input. 

Please complete the following form so that we can keep you informed as we proceed through this process. 
WNCC CEF Contact Information

If you haven't already, join our WNCC Christians Engaged in Faith Formation Facebook group. Please utilize the page as a networking and fellowship resource, as well as a way to stay up to date on conference-wide messages and initiatives.
If you have questions contact the CEF Board at wncc.cef.membership@gmail.com

Thank you so much!
-WNCC CEF Board

Resources for Vital Congregations

 

CHURCH LEADERSHIP

Lewis Center for Church Leadership

Lewis Center for Church Leadership: Books

Lewis Center for Church Leadership: Serve Your Neighbor

GBHEM Leadership Resources

eLEAD

Living Faithfully: Human Sexuality and the United Methodist Church

Englewood Book Review

Five Practices of Fruitful Congregations

Ted Talks: The Golden Circle

Ted Talks: The Power of Vulnerability

Ted Talks: The Price of Invulnerability

Design Thinking

Meditations on the Ministry of All Christians

DISCIPLE FORMATION:

Be A Disciple

A Disciple’s Path; A Guide for United Methodist

Lewis Center for Church Leadership: Adult Christian Studies from the Wesley Ministry Network

Traveling Together: A Guide for Disciple Forming Congregations

WESLEYAN STUDIES:

Living As United Methodist Christians

Methodist Doctrine: The Essentials

Reclaiming our Wesleyan Tradition: John Wesley’s Sermons for Today

John Wesley Sermons: Anthology

REACHING PEOPLE:

Get Their Name

Evangelism & Theology in the Wesleyan Spirit

Canoeing the Mountains

Fresh Expressions

Fresh Expressions: Dinner Church

Lewis Center for Church Leadership: Reach New Disciples

Lewis Center for Church Leadership: 50 Ways to Reach People

Community: The Structure of Belonging

RESOURCES TO CONNECT WITH THE COMMUNITY:

Institute for Emerging Issues

Congregations 4 Children

GRANTS:

The Royce and Jane Reynolds Ministry Fund Grants

The Duke Endowment

 

 

 

 

 

 

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