Christian Educators Get on Board the Train of Christian Nurture
Christian  Education Department LogoChristian Educators get on Board the train of Christian nurture. Everyone is a Christian Educator by virtue of the fact that we each serve as an example or role model for someone. All persons need nurturing, just as a plant needs water, light and good soil and nutrient, to grow. Followers of Christ need the food of the gospel to strengthen and empower us to face the temptations and challenges of daily living.


Reflect on your role as a Christian educator or teacher for each session that you plan, think about the end results desired. Then select activities to engage learners in reaching your desired results. To teach is to provide what is necessary to nurture persons so that spiritual growth occurs. Take the time to prepare for each session. Nothing defeats your success as an educator quicker than the lack of preparation. Read 2 Timothy 2:15-17 and reflect on the level of your preparedness for the task ahead.


Tips for Christian Educators

The work of Christian Education covers the gamut of life experiences. Take the time to make relevant connections with various areas of life that affect members of your congregation. Study and use the monthly celebrations and awareness raising opportunities. We are called to be good stewards of all of our resources. We should not be single focused. Take every opportunity to nurture the body of Christ. Work with the pastor and use the time of announcements and the weekly bulletins to educate. Visit www.cedamezion.org for additional information and resources.
 

  • The Episcopal Committee of the 50th Quadrennial Session of the AME Zion Church General Conference makes the following Episcopal Leadership Assignments for the 2016-2020 Quadrennial.

  • July 23, 2016
    Congratulations to
    Bishop-Elect, Rev. Dr. Hilliard Dogbe
  • July 23, 2016
    Congratulations to
    Bishop-Elect, Rev. Dr. George Crenshaw
  • July 23, 2016
    Congratulations to
    Bishop-Elect, Rev. Dr. Staccato Powell
  • July 20-26, 2016
    WATCH THE GENERAL CONFERENCE LIVE!
    Visit http://www.amezgc.org/watch-live.html to watch the 50th Quadrennial General Conference live throughout the week. Once on the website select "Watch Live" from the menu items on the left in purple.
  • Celebration of Life for
    Bishop Richard Keith Thompson
    Mid-Atlantic II Episcopal District
    The Board of Bishops along with the entire A.M.E. Zion Church Family are in sadness over the passing of Bishop Richard K. Thompson. Bishop Thompson, passed away on Saturday, July 16, 2016 after an extended illness.

     

    Arrangements
    Family Visitation time will be from 9:00am - 11:00am. The Celebration of Life Service will begin at 11:00am. Services will be held at Trinity African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, 3505 16th Street NW in Washington, DC 20010, Telephone: 202-328-2388.

     

    McGuire Funeral Services, Inc. are in charge of the arrangements. They are located at 7400 Georgia Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20012, Telephone: 202-882-6600.

     

    In lieu of flowers the family is requesting that contributions be made to the Bishop Richard K. Thompson Endowment Scholarship at Hood Theological Seminary, 1810 Lutheran Synod Drive, Salisbury, North Carolina 28114.

     

    We ask that you keep the Thompson family in your thoughts and prayers.

  • July 20-26, 2016
    50th General Conference of the AME Zion Church
    Sheraton Four Seasons
    Greensboro, NC
  • September 5, 2016
    Labor Day
    Labor Day was originally organized to celebrate various labor associations' strengths of and contributions to the United States economy. It is largely a day of rest in modern times. Many people mark Labor Day as the end of the summer season and a last chance to make trips or hold outdoor events.
  • September 14-18, 2016
    122nd North Alabama Annual Conference
    Beautiful AME Zion Church
    Tuscaloosa AL
  • September 27-30, 2016
    Leadership Training Institute
    Sheraton Four Seasons
    Greensboro NC
  • October 17, 2016
    Boss's Day
    Boss's Day also known as National Boss Day or Bosses Day, is a time for many workers to appreciate their employers.
  • November 8, 2016
    Election Day
    Citizens in the US who are registered can vote by popular ballot for candidates for public office at local, state, and national levels.
    Check your local Board of Elections websites for absentee, early voting, and other information and resources.
  • January 1, 2017
    Happy New Year
    “You crown the year with your bounty, and your carts overflow with abundance.”  Psalm 65:11
  • November 16-20, 2016
    97th Session of the Pee Dee Annual Conference
    Kenneth Monroe Transformation Center
    745 Saluda Street. Rock Hill SC
    Cheraw-Bennettsville District, Host

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