Welcome to the Western North Carolina Chapter page!
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WHAT IS CEF?
The Christian Educators Fellowship (CEF) of the Western NC Conference is the local chapter of a national organization.
Christian Education Seminars (download a flier) are scheduled for October, November and January. You may attend for the first time or repeat, if you wish. Persons who have completed all six seminars will be eligible to receive certificate as "Approved Education Assistant" in the Western NC Conference. These certificates will be given during the CEF meal at Annual Conference ( Lake Junaluska ) in June
Who should join?
Why should I join?
The WNCC-CEF sponsors and provides:
An annual retreat
A “Day Apart”
Information about resources
Information about job openings
WNCC-CEF Directory with updates
A Network of Christian educators
The List Goes On and On …
CEF is for people in all denominations who have responsibility for educational ministries in the church.
Anyone who works in Christian education (both volunteer and paid)
Children, Youth, and Adult Ministries Leaders and other program staff
Agency and Extension Ministries
What do others say?
“CEF is a place to find support from a group of fellow Christians in ideas, prayer and fellowship.” -Doug Watts
“When I moved to North Carolina and didn’t know anyone in Christian education ministry, CEF helped me meet people, get support, and continue my education.” -Sarah McKinney
“CEF friends have been a big support to me. The fellowship and networking has blessed my life.” -Ed Briggs
"CEF is a wonderful way of networking with fellow Christian Educators!” –Charlotte Brendel
“CEF is a great opportunity to get to know fellow Christian Educators – to share ideas, compare notes, etc. and to be supported, encouraged, and comforted.” -Vaughn Long
How do I join?
Just print and fill out the membership form found on this site
and mail to the Membership Coordinator with your dues as detailed on the form.
Membership forms and dues must be received by January 30th of each year to be included in the Directory but you may join at anytime during the calendar year.