Trainings

Welcome to Member Services Training

Member Services supports our members by providing a number of online learning opportunities, which range from short live, webinars, to trainings that cover several weeks and include both offline activities as well as live sessions. Many qualify for CEUs.

 

Cost

The Unity Worldwide Ministries training is offered without any set fee. Love Offerings/Tithes gratefully received. Unity Worldwide Ministries Member Services is 100% funded through through the generosity of its members. 


 

Upcoming Online Trainings and Webinars

 


 

Using Collaborate Ultra for Online Courses, Meetings, & Webinars (Webinar)

Facilitated by Rev. Diane Venzera, M.Ed, E-Learning Technologist

 
 
Worth 1.5 CEUs for ministers and licensed Unity teachers CEU policy
 
Thursday, June 13, 2019, 1:30 to 3:00 p.m. Central
 
Register by Tuesday, June 11, contact Diane Venzera to register. It is best to register through email, as there is information that I will need to email back to you. If you want CEU credit, please include whether you are an LUT or Minister.
 
Description: Online video conferencing is a creative and engaging way to conduct virtual courses, meetings, and trainings. When used effectively, we have the ability to build community, create interactive experiences, and reach a greater number of interested learners. Learn more...
 

 

Effective Mentoring (Training - 5 Weeks)

Facilitated by Rev. Lynn O'Dell, Credentialing Coordinator & Rev. Carrie Kenyon, Member Services Coordinator

This training is worth 5 CEUs for ministers and 3 CEUs for licensed Unity teachers.  To receive CEU credit, participants must attend all 5 live Collaborate sessions and complete 4 Discussion Boards.
 
Training begins, Monday, July 8 and ends Sunday, August 11, 2019
 
Live Collaborate Session Dates
  1. Tuesday, July 9, 2:00 – 3:30 p.m. CT
  2. Tuesday, July 16, 2:00 – 3:30 p.m. CT
  3. Tuesday, July 23, 2:00 – 3:30 p.m. CT
  4. Tuesday, July 30, 2:00 – 3:30 p.m. CT
  5. Tuesday, August 6, 2:00 – 3:30 p.m. CT
Registration open from June 4, 2019 through July 5, 2019
  • Step 1: Locate your UWSI Username and Password
    • If you have not taken an online course with UWSI or you took courses with Unity Institute or
    • If you cannot locate your username and password
  • Step 2: Visit the course registration page and:
    • Locate the training title
    • Click the green "Add" button
    • Complete your registration by putting your username and password into the pop-up box
  • For questions, contact Diane Venzera, dvenzera@unity.org
 
Description: This course is intended for field ministers interested in mentoring ministerial students, peers, or in other mentoring relationships. Learn more...
 
 

 

3 Ps of Sacred Safety (Webinar)

Facilitated by Rev. Diane Venzera, M.Ed, E-Learning Technologist

 
Worth 2 CEUs for ministers and licensed Unity teachers CEU policy
 
 
Tuesday, July 16, 2019, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Central
 
Register by Friday, July 12, contact Diane Venzera to register. It is best to register through email, as there is information that I will need to email back to you. If you want CEU credit, please include whether you are an LUT or Minister.
 
Description: Sacred Safety is about keeping children, teens, and adults safe. It focuses on having plans in place that help to create an environment where spirituality can be explored without threat of harm. Learn more...
 

 
 
 
Building Teams/Embodying Oneness (3 Webinars)

Facilitated by Rev. Cynthia Vermillion Foster, Executive Director Member Services

 
Worth 5 CEUs for ministers and 3 CEUs licensed Unity teachers CEU policy. (Must attend all three webinars to receive CEU credit.)
 
Mondays, September 16, 23 & 30, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Central
 
Register by Wednesday, September 11, contact Diane Venzera to register. It is best to register through email, as there is information that I will need to email back to you. If you want CEU credit, please include whether you are an LUT or Minister.
 
Description: Healthy, coherent teamwork is an essential component for ministry success – and a powerful way to embody Unity’s first principle. Learn more...
 

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Save the Dates for Future Trainings & Webinars

The Save the Date schedule attached here provides a listing of the Member Services trainings and webinars through December 2019. The schedule is a work in progress and will be updated accordingly (updated 5-30-19). Please contact Diane Venzera with any questions.

 


 

If you are new to online learning:

Member Services' offers both WEBINARS (live session only) and TRAININGS, which are a hybrid: they include live online group sessions using the video conferencing tool, Collaborate, as well as weekly activities, housed on Blackboard, to be completed by the end of each weekly session, as individual assignments.

This 10-minute video provides information on registering for a Member Services' training as well as how to navigate through the Blackboard and Collaborate experiences. If you prefer to read the information instead of watching the video, a transcript is attached.

 

 


 

To Register for a Member Services Online Training

To register for a training, follow these steps:

  • Step 1: Locate your UWSI Username and Password
    • If you have not taken an online course with UWSI or you took courses with Unity Institute or
    • If you cannot locate your username and password
  • Step 2: Visit the course registration page and:
    • Locate the training title
    • Click the green "Add" button
    • Complete your registration by putting your username and password into the pop-up box

To register for a webinar:

  • Contact Diane Venzera by the due date listed for each webinar.
  • It is best to register through email, as there is information that I will need to email back to you. If you want CEU credit, please include whether you are an LUT or Minister. 
  • Include the webinar title and your name and email address.
  • Please let me know if you are seeking CEU credit and if so, if you are an LUT or Minister.
  • Once registration closes, the login information will be sent to all participants.
  • If you need additional support, please call: 816-434-6837.