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Adventist Learning Community
0.5 CEU

Elder's Course 101

Course Summary

The purpose of the 5-module course is to examine how to work effectively as an Elder in an Adventist church. This course will help the new Elder meet their church’s needs in a meaningful way while developing the skills and abilities necessary to serve the local church.

What do I need to know?

After completing this course you will earn 0.5 CEU and a certificate of completion in your Adventist Learning Community e-portfolio.

What will I learn in this course?

You will learn about the Elder’s qualifications and role as a spiritual leader. You will discover strategies to prepare meaningful sermons and worship experiences, and nurture and develop relationships with church members. You will be introduced to visitation and evangelistic strategies to optimize member engagement and to evangelize faith seekers. You will discover success strategies of working with your church pastor and dealing with minor church conflicts.


2 months ago
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was important that I heard the proper way and proper attitude in being an Elder

2 months ago
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Very helpful!

3 months ago
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Very informative and uplifting, I think all senior elders should take this course.

4 months ago
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Very good training. Informative and well constructed.

6 months ago
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0.5 CEU
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Self-paced course
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