QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer): Suicide Prevention Equipping for Faith Leaders


QPR stands for Question, Persuade, and Refer – the 3 simple steps anyone can learn to help save a life from suicide. This popular, evidence-based, nationally recognized training is modified for faith communities using supplementary material from the QPR Institute and can be provided in approximately 90 minutes.


Preaching Amid Trauma and Change

These are challenging times in which to preach and minister. We live in a pandemic-scarred world where communities are being asked to reimagine what it means to be church. Denominational affiliations are shifting, with church members and leaders feeling adrift or in flux.

Conference-Wide Leadership Training

Join us for one of five virtual workshops designed to equip you to serve in your local church as Lay Leader or on the Finance, Trustees, Nominations, or Staff/Pastor Parish

Messy Church Information Session

The tag line for the Messy Church movement is, Church, but not as you know it. If you have attended church for a long time, Messy Church may not look like church to you. At Messy Church, all ages meet together to learn about Christ through games, crafts and activities, music, and storytelling from the Bible.

El Corazón Ardiente for Renewing Doctrine, Worship, and Mission

“Church renewal” is widely discussed across Methodism today, but renewal will not happen apart from serious engagement with and from the margins of society. In this webinar, Dr. Colón-Emeric offers key insights drawn from his new book, The People Called Metodista: Renewing Doctrine, Worship, and Missions from the Margins.

Don’t Look Back: United Methodist Hope for the Future

The Center for Leadership Excellence presents a webinar specifically designed for UMC laity. In this webinar, Will Willimon will reflect with participants on "Where do we go from here" in our congregations? What is the most important work that needs to be done in your church in the present moment?