Learning Opportunities

The UMC Cyber Campus provides continuing education resources and guidelines for the professional development of Christian leaders. Learning videos offered in the UMC Cyber Campus are free training sessions and lectures that can nurture grassroots leadership from a distance and empower local leaders.

Leadership Institute at the United Methodist Church of the Resurrection in Kansas brings together clergy, church staff and volunteers who share a passion for renewing churches. During the two-day workshop, participants can choose sessions from a wide selection of topics related to church leadership.

Most seminaries offer special lectures or workshops for laity. See the CTC laity advanced education page for more details about programs in the Central Texas area.


United Theological Seminary in Ohio offers several different continuing education programs relevant to church leaders--both clergy and lay.


The Lombard Mennonite Peace Center provides programs and resources to help church leaders resolve conflicts and build healthier relationships in communities of faith.


Global Leadership Network The Global Leadership Network (GLN) is a community of curious, growth-minded, change-driven people committed to developing their leadership skills to maximize their influence for the purpose of igniting positive transformation wherever they live and work. For more than 25 years, the GLN has been driven by the belief that leadership changes everything–When you commit to grow your leadership, everyone around you wins—businesses work for good, communities are transformed and churches thrive!