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Children's Ministry Certification Badge

Children's Ministry Certification

$998

$499

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8 Included Courses

Youth Ministry Certification Badge

Youth Ministry Certification

$998

$499

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8 Included Courses

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Church Leadership
Children's Ministry
Youth Ministry
  • Church Leadership

    THE R.E.A.L. APPROACH TO SPIRITUAL TRANSFORMATION

    Four keys you may be missing that unlock true transformation.

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  • Church Leadership

    The L.I.F.E. Strategy for Recruiting and Equipping Volunteers

    You need volunteers. We help you find them.

    $198
    $79
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  • Church Leadership

    The Power of Relational Ministry Leadership

    Lead as Jesus led—and make a lasting impact.

    $198
    $79
  • Children's Ministry

    Cultivating Courage in Kids

    Give kids what they really need to stand strong in their faith.

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    $79
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  • Children's Ministry

    Classroom Management: From Control to Cooperation

    Surefire ways to control classroom chaos without sacrificing fun.

    $198
    $79
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  • Children's Ministry

    Partnering With Parents to Build Faith in Families

    Harnessing the faith-shaping power of the home.

    $198
    $79
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  • Children's Ministry

    How Kids Learn

    Insider insights that will double the learning in your classrooms.

    $198
    $79
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  • Children's Ministry

    Age Level Insights for Spiritual Development

    Master an understanding of how kids learn at every stage of their development.

    $198
    $79
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  • Children's Ministry

    Helping Hurting Kids

    The best ways to come alongside kids in crisis.

    $198
    $79
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  • Youth Ministry

    Growing Spiritual Grit in Teenagers

    Equip teenagers to handle life’s tough stuff—and stand firm as Jesus- followers.

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    $79
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  • Youth Ministry

    Jesus-Centered Youth Ministry

    Surprising ways to keep your youth ministry focused on what matters most.

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    $79
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  • Youth Ministry

    Making Parents Your Allies in Youth Ministry

    Maximizing the most powerful faith-shaping influence in teenagers' lives.

    $198
    $79
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  • Youth Ministry

    Outreach Strategies for Youth Ministry

    The power of tapping into your teenagers’ natural desire to make a difference.

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    $79
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  • Youth Ministry

    Engaging Youth Culture

    The tools kids need to face today’s culture.

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    $79
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  • Youth Ministry

    Helping Hurting Teenagers

    Ministering to troubled youth with an approach that works.

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Group U immerses you in a learning process that will help you impact more lives — more deeply — than ever before.

Group U is:

  • Practical — Valuable tools you can use right away
  • Effective — Everything is tried and true
  • Self-paced — Designed to be taken around your busy schedule
  • Jesus-Centered — Written with Jesus as the foundation
  • Relevant — Fills specific needs in your ministry

Cost Comparison

Worth the Investment

Compare a year’s worth of training from Group U with what you’d expect to spend if you attended just one conference.

National Conference

  • Registration $500
  • 3 Hotel Nights $400
  • Meals $300
  • Rental Car $250
  • Airfare $400
  • Airport parking $50
  • Misc. Expenses $100
  • Total Investment $2000

Result: Fragmented training on some random topics

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Group U Certification

  • 8 Comprehensive courses included
  • 1-year access to content included
  • Downloadable Content included
  • Online Community included
  • Ministry Coach Q&A included
  • Expert Instructors included
  • Web Conferencing included
  • Total Investment $998

Result: Complete approach to ministry effectiveness

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