Resource lists from Cokesbury are available to assist local churches in developing effective teaching and learning ministries. You can access the Cokesbury Curriculum Finder by clicking here.
Every local church is urged to celebrate Christian Education Sunday. The Virginia Annual Conference had designated that each local church shall observe Christian Education Sunday on a Sunday during September and October and receive an offering to help support the educational ministries of the districts and the conference.
The Board of Discipleship retains 50% of the funds remitted for conference programs, and 50% is returned to the districts for programs in education and leadership development. The Board believes that effective Christian education involves a partnership between the laity and the clergy as both are informed and shaped through appropriate training, resourcing, and learning experiences.
Application for support from Christian Education Sunday offerings is available.
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