Continuing Education

Acts 20:28

“Keep watch over yourselves and over all the flock of which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers, to shepherd the church of God that he obtained with the blood of his own Son. (NIV)”

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Connect for Impact

John Wesley reminds us of the importance of staying in love with God. Intentionally working to continue our spiritual and intellectual discipleship journey take commitment and resources.

Together we can encourage one another for the deep work of mature discipleship. Our goal is to partner as we all work toward sustained and impactful ministry.

You are in the right place if you are seeking:
• Professional development
• Spiritual growth
• Resources for leading others
• Funding possibilities for your educational dreams
• Support for renewal

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Laity Education

For those engaged with Lay Servant Ministry, Certified Lay Ministry or just wanting to know what is being offered for our laity

Discipleship Development

For those seeking ways to lead other as well as grow themselves through discipleship.

MEF Applications

 MEF grants are available to all clergy, under appointment, serving in the Indiana Conference, including active Associate Members, Deacons, Elders, Local Pastors (full and part-time), and Provisional Members. Please send completed forms to


Moving with a Missional Purpose

This in-person workshop is for both clergy and laity with new appointments. Click here to learn more. May 4: Location, June 1: Location, September 7: Location, Parker City UMC, 305 S. Main Street, Parker City, IN 47368 September 21: Location, Valparaiso First UMC, 103 Franklin Street, Valparaiso, IN 46383 - This event will take place at 10:00 a.m. CENTRAL TIME, 11:00 a.m. EASTERN TIME.    Contact with questions.


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Joel Troxell

Laity Inquiries

Michele Phillips

Clergy Inquiries