Online Webinars

These videos are recordings of webinars offered online by CEM.

As available, additional power points or handouts are listed.

"Rightly Handling the Scriptures"

Rev. Dr. Mel Wines,

Assoc. Pastor, Ebenezer ARP Church,

Rock Hill, SC

presenterNovember 14th,

The Word of God is the foundation of everything we teach. Dr. Wines shares some basic guidelines that help us to understand how Scriptures should be correctly handled as we study and teach.

"Ministering to Families of Children with Disabilities"

Dr. Dawn Molloy, Dir. of Children and Family Ministries, Church of the Atonement, MD

aired October 5th

The richness and beauty of the body of Christ includes friends with special needs. Being aware of and sensitive to their unique challenges helps us better minister to them and to receive their ministry to us.

"Managing Your Classroom"

Ms. Judi Hodges, Presenter

aired September 26th, 2017

Please Note:

Video is uploaded in two parts

Chaos or Control? If you've ever wondered who's actually in charge in your room, let's look at some tips to help you feel less like you are herding ants! Keep their attention and your sanity.

Part One: managing yourself and your environment

Part Two: managing your students

"How the Local Church Can Minister to Refugees "

aired September 14th

presented by Ms. Elinor Griffin

The refugee crisis is bringing thousands of people to us... how should we in the Christian community respond? Elinor shares her heart and the Biblical foundations of the response we are called on to make. She will also tell us about ways that some ARP churches are engaging the refugee communities and how we can minister to our new neighbors, too.

Agency List by State

"Creativity and Learning Styles"

aired September 12th

presented by Dr. Brent Turner

Every student is unique. We all learn in different ways and through a variety of means. Varying teaching styles and using creativity help your students learn best.

By understanding how learning styles function best, you can better teach and communicate with your students, your child and other loved ones.

"Preparing Your Lesson

(for children and others)"

aired September 5th

presented by Judi Hodges

Explore ways to structure a lesson to engage students, help them dig in to the Scriptures, and identify what they have learned means in their walk with Christ.

Some points covered;

curriculum as a tool,

steps to prepare the lesson,

teaching blocks,

the importance of application.


Aired on August 29th,

Presenter: Judi Hodges

Have you been asked to teach... yet your first thought is I need to learn myself!

Beginning with a look at the calling, role and responsibilities of a teacher, we'll also look at God's provision and purpose for those who serve in this vital ministry.


presented by Rev. Patrick Malphrus

May 23, 2017

Rev. Patrick Malphrus, Vice Moderator of 2016 and Parliamentarian for Second Presbytery

Malphrus outlines the definitions, purpose and history of the system of polity used by the ARP Church and Synod. He covers its Scriptural basis, why it is important, how it works and gives practical tips on how to be an effective participant in the body of Synod.


presented by Mrs. Becca Maney,

DCM at First Gastonia ARP,

Church May 9, 2017

The church family is committed to the support of parents as they raise their children in the nurture and admonition of the Lord. Yet in God's perfect plan, parents and the family home are always the primary disciplers of their children.

Becca shares her experience and the methods and programs that she has implemented with her ministry team to support, encourage and equip parents in their most important task.

Audio and power point recording


presented by Mrs. Joy Feemster,
DCE at Neely's Creek ARP Church,
aired April 25, 2017 at 7:00 pm
Audio and power point recording

"How to get the most bang for your buck - creative ways to get things you need for ministry at a low cost (sometimes free!).

Youtube video

Backyard Bible Clubs: An older idea made new

presented by Rev. Stephen and Mrs. Pressly Ann Laughridge,

aired April 9, 2017

AUDIO RECORDING ... listen here
Examples of handouts used by the Backyard Bible Club Team. Please feel free to download and adapt for your use.

Wellspring ARP Church used a Backyard Bible Club style outreach to connect with children and families in their community. Adapt it and use this approach in a variety of settings. Find out how they planned, organized and implemented their clubs.

Child Safety and Protection

Presenter: Judi Hodges, CEM Training Coordinator

aired January 17, 2017

Webinar recording

Vital information on the key steps every church should have in place and active to provide a safe, secure and loving environment for their children, youth and families.

Staff and volunteers will be made aware of measures they can enact to protect their ministries and feel confident in handling any issues that may arise.
Our goal is that every leader should be clearly informed, pro-actively involved, and prepared for action as advocates of our families, our ministry staff and our community.

Building A Vibrant Children's Ministry

Presenter: Ms. Margaret Kiser

aired February 7, 2017

Volunteer Ministry: When Serving Tastes Sweet as Honey

Presented by Judi Hodges

aired February 9, 2017

Planning a Successful VBS

Presenter Mrs. B. A. Snider

aired February 16, 2017

Choosing Curriculum

Presenter Judi Hodges

aired July 3, 2013

"Following through on the follow up!"

aired in August of 2013,

presented by Judi Hodges

This online webinar reviews some of the things you may want to consider after you have had a season of ministry ... such as a busy summer or a successful school year program.