About Parish Christian Educator School (PCE)
The Parish Christian Educator (PCE) School is a three-year educational experience for United Methodists in local church Christian education service, both volunteer and salaried. The school consists of a series of six courses focusing on essential aspects of Christian education in the local church. Participants may take one or all six courses. Each course includes selected reading assignments, writing and in-class participation. Completion of all six will entitle a United Methodist to carry the conference approved title of Parish Christian Educator. United Methodist membership at the time of commissioning is required. In order to receive credit, participant must be present for the whole course.
Next Session: Christian Education Administration
When: January 16-19, 2019
Where: Mount Wesley Center, Kerrville, TX
Session Leader: Rev. Kelly Duke, Associate Pastor at Sierra Vista UMC
Registration Deadline: December 16, 2018
Registration Fee: $250 (Includes meals and lodging, Wednesday evening - Saturday Morning)
Click here to register: PCE Registration Form
About the Presenter:
After 10 years as a children’s director in the United Methodist Church, Kelly Duke became clergy in July, 2018. She is currently serving as Associate Pastor of Christian Education and Connectional Ministries at Sierra Vista UMC in San Angelo, Texas.
Before professional ministry, she earned a BA and an MA in English and taught composition for over a decade. In December, 2017, she completed seminary at United Theological Seminary but holds that her greatest calling and most immense blessing is parenting her two teenage boys.
The Bible and Christian Education (June 2019)
Worship (January 2020)
Faith Development (June 2020)
Methodist Doctrine and Theology (January 2021)
To be Commissioned in January 2019
Shae Wiens - Canyon Lake UMC
PCE Participants in Process
Ranae L. Robinson - Ernest T. Dixon UMC
Theresas Cass - Corpus Christi
Ashley Allen - First UMC, Carrizo Springs
Rhonda Long - First UMC, Goldthwaite
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