Event Questions:
Ken Willard
Dir. of Discipleship and Congregational Vitality
The WV Annual Conference of the UMC
304-344-8331 ext. 31 

Registration Issues/Questions:
Chris Ridgway
304-344-8331 ext.30


Saturday, August 17, 2019 
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
John XXIII Pastoral Center
Charleston, WV

Saturday, October 26, 2019
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Life United Methodist Church
Fairmont, WV 


Rev. Dr. Deborah J. Winters, Professionally Certified Coach with ICF | Faculty and trainer with Coaching4Clergy

Ken Willard,
Professionally Certified Coach with ICF | Director of Discipleship, Leadership & Congregational Vitality - West Virginia Conference of The United Methodist Church

Are you curious about coaching? Looking for a strong introduction?

Basic Coach Training is the perfect place to begin!

Basic Coach Training is designed to equip pastors, ministry leaders and church leaders with basic coaching skills that can be integrated and incorporated into their local ministry setting. Coach training can dramatically enhance the ministry leader’s effectiveness as a leader and greatly increase the impact within their faith community and the larger local community.

Participants in this training will:

  • Gain a strong understanding of coaching and the distinction between coaching and other disciplines.
  • Develop core coaching skills that can be incorporated into the local church setting.
  • Receive a combination of coaching theory and practice.
  • Observe LIVE coaching.

A Certificate of Completion will be offered to those who complete this course. This training will also qualify for contact hours for clergy and an Advance course for Lay Servant Ministries.

BONUS - All participants will receive a copy of the book, The Next Great Awakening by J. Val Hastings


Cost $25.00 and includes all materials and lunch