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STATEWIDE INSTITUTE 2019

Pre-Register by mail to: UBMC, Inc, 2516 Edmondson Ave, Baltimore, MD 21223. ​Carefully read and select the course you wish to attend from the course descriptions below. Write down the course ID number. You will need the course ID number to complete the registration form. Registration fees are payable by cash, check, money order, or online by major credit card. Make personal or cashier's checks and money orders payable to: BCCE-UBMC. To register, click the big green "Register Now" button. 
Onsite Registration
Morning Classes
Friendship Baptist Church
6000 Loch Raven Boulevard
​Baltimore, MD 21239
Morning Course Time
10:00 am to 12:00 noon
​Except Thursday Encounter
11:05am-12:00 noon



Onsite Registration
Evening Classes
Western High School

4600 Falls Road
​Baltimore, MD 21209

Evening Course Time
6:15-8:30 pm 
​Except Wednesday Encounter
6:15-7:15 pm



Additional Information
All Instructors are required to register. Participants must complete
8 hours/4 days of course instruction to receive credit.

MORNING 
CERTIFIED COURSE ID & NAME

1001 Introduction to the Bible
Introduction of the sixty-six books of the
Bible, its origin, and the important events,
periods, and personalities that led to the
development of the Bible in its present form.

1007 Survey of the Old Testament
Included in this survey will be a general
overview of the divisions, times,
places –
with emphasis on the nation of Israel, events,
people, and archaeology of the Old Testament

1072 Survey of the New Testament
Engage in a general overview of the divisions,
time periods, places, events, people, are
archaeology of the New Testament sections
of the Bible.

1112 Survey of Revelation
Explore the book of Revelation, with
emphases on authorship, dates, theme,
symbols, and an interpretation of various
revelations.

2080 Missionary Education in the Local Church
Introduction of ways to build missionary
ministries into the total education program
of the church. Understand how to plan both
missionary conferences and classes on the
work of missions.

4005 Salvation
Examine salvation from the view of grace and
regeneration. Grace looks at God’s unmerited
favor toward man, while regeneration looks at the process by which God transmits himself into the soul of man and makes him new.


MORNING 
CERTIFIED COURSE ID & NAME

4012 Doctrine of the Holy Spirit
Study the person and wok of the Holy
Spirit. Identify this doctrine of the church
with a holistic understanding of salvation,
with special emphases on justification,
redemption, and sanctification.


5012 Becoming An Effective Deacon
Assist the deacon in becoming aware of his
biblical base. Ideas ae given that will enable
them to more effectively perform their duties
and work harmoniously with the pastor and
other church leaders.


5015 Deaconess

Assist the deaconess in becoming aware of
how she can effectively contribute to the
work of the deacon. Students will learn Bible
- based ideas that will enable them to be more
proficient in their work.


6021 Spiritual Formation
Enable people to mature in their Christian
walks. Focus on a creative and dynamic
approach to nurturing people from children
to mature adults – to become better disciples
of Jesus Christ. Deliberate on what it means
to be a Christian.


7010 Introduction to Discipleship

Introduce the believer to the biblical principle
of discipleship. Examine the character traits
of believers, while looking at the overall
example of Jesus.


EVENING 
WORKSHOP ID & NAME

W1 Trustee
Concentrate of the responsibilities of trustees.
Introduce the work and role of trustees in
the church. Explore and define duties of
trustees, including management, building
maintenance, and fiscal controls.


W2 Develop Christian Black Men
Teach biblical methods and models that
will strengthen the black male. Some of
the biblical models used with be Joseph,
Nehemiah, Barnabas, and Paul.


W3 Music Workshop
The Dr. Celia E. McCleod Music Workshop
A focus on choral techniques as well as the
proper and most productive way to conduct choir
practice that maximizes choral productivity. It
will examine the challenges music as a vital form
of praise in our churches.

W4 The Ministry of Nursing

The students will examine how to handle
emergencies within the church.

PASTORS’ DIVISION
P1 Pastoral Lecture & Seminar (PASTORS ONLY)
P2 Ministers’ Division
P3 Ministers’ Wives & Ministers’ Widows

CHILDREN • YOUTH • YOUNG ADULTS
The Generation NOW Ministry
Scripture Emphasis - John 4:1-29; John 7:37

I Choose Jesus - The Living Water!
W5 Children 3-6
W6 Children 7-9

I’m Thirsty!
W7 Youth 10-12
W8 Teens 13-17
W9 Young Adults 18-24

W10 Not of the World - Youth Directors
This workshop is designed to help church
leaders and youth workers develop a viable
youth ministry, keeping Christ at the center.
EVENING 
CERTIFIED COURSE ID & NAME

1001 Introduction to the Bible
Introduction of the sixty-six books of the
Bible, its origin, and the important events,
periods, and personalities that led to the
development of the Bible in its present form.


1007 Survey of the Old Testament
Included in this survey will be a general
overview of the divisions, times, places –
with emphasis on the nation of Israel, events,
people, and archaeology of the Old Testament.


1050 Survey of Daniel
Study the major prophetic book. Designed
to emphasize the truth that God is in control
of world history. The Lord directs the forces
of nature, the destiny of nations, and the care
of people. Witness the work of God and find
security in His sovereignty.


1072 Survey of the New Testament
Engage in a general overview of the divisions,
time periods, places, events, people, are archaeology of the New Testament sections of the Bible.
of the Bible.


1075 Synoptic Gospel
Focus on the Synoptic Gospels –Matthew,
Mark and Luke. Through this comparative
study, students will gain a more comprehensive
understanding of Jesus’ ministry.


1079 Survey of John
Identify the specific features that characterize
John’s gospel and distinguish it from the
Synoptic Gospels, with emphasis on John’s
writing and the ministry of Jesus Christ.


EVENING 
CERTIFIED COURSE ID & NAME

1084 The Miracles of Jesus
Concentration on many miracles that Jesus performed during His earthly ministry with discussions concerning the purpose and plan of each miracle.
 
1089 Survey of Romans
Engage in an overview of major issues presented in Paul’s doctrinal letter to the Roman Christians. Students will come to recognize each doctrinal truth presented in the book.
 
1112 Survey of Revelation
Explore the book of Revelation, with emphases on authorship, dates, theme, symbols, and an interpretation of various revelations.
 
2011 Baptist Doctrine
Examine with simplicity and clarity the basic teachings of the Baptist faith.
 
2023 Creative Ways of Teaching
Assist teachers in discovering innovative ways teach that lead to transformed students’ lives and in discovering new ways of teach that will include learning behavior and strategies of student learning and behavior.
 
2049 Special Need
I am Special Because
Focus on  the  importance  of  ministering  to youth with special needs. Examine appropriate learning environments and multi- sensory teaching strategies. Engage the entire church in embracing those with special needs – of all ages.


EVENING 
CERTIFIED COURSE ID & NAME

2080 Missionary Education in the Local Church
Introduce ways to build missionary ministries into the total education program of  the  local church. Understand how to plan both missionary conferences and classes on the work of missions.
 
3007 History of Baptists
Examine the roots of the Baptist faith. Student will study the historical development of the Baptist denomination.
 
3008 Theology and History of Christianity
Outline the development of the Christian movement from the beginning of Jesus’ ministry on Earth to present times.
 
4005 Salvation
Examine salvation from the view of grace and regeneration. Grace looks at God’s unmerited favor toward man, while regeneration looks at the process by which God transmits himself into the soul of man and makes him new.
 
4012 Doctrine of Holy Spirit
Study the person and wok of the Holy  Spirit. Identify this doctrine of the church with a holistic understanding of salvation, with special emphases on justification, redemption, and sanctification.


EVENING 
CERTIFIED COURSE ID & NAME

5012 Becoming an Effective Deacon
Assist the deacon in becoming aware of his biblical base. Ideas ae given that will enable them to more effectively perform their duties and work harmoniously with the pastor and other church leaders.
 
5013 Laymen / Steward
Emphasize the role of laymen in the world and their responsibility as men to their God over His creation.  Introduce  the  wok  of the layman in all levels of ministry – local, district, state, regional, and national.
 
5015 Deaconess
Assist the deaconess in becoming aware of how she can effectively contribute to the work of the deacon. Students will learn Bible
- based ideas that will enable them to be more proficient in their work.
 
6013 Organizing the Church for Christian Education
Focus on the various administrative and organizational skills needed to organize the Christian education department. Emphasis place on structure, leadership, and staffing needs for Christian education.
 
6021 Spiritual Formation
Enable people to mature in their Christian walks. Focus on a creative and dynamic approach to nurturing people from children to mature adults – to become better disciples of Jesus Christ. Deliberate on what it means to be a Christian.
EVENING 
CERTIFIED COURSE ID & NAME

7010 Introduction to Discipleship
Introduce the believer to the biblical principle of discipleship. Examine the character traits of believers, while looking at the overall examples of Jesus.
 
7018 Becoming a Strong Christian Woman
Strengthen the black woman though exploring the lives of extraordinary biblical and contemporary women. Focus on the traits of spirituality, motherhood, servanthood, and self-worth, with the aim of demonstrating the value of women based on a thorough examination of Proverbs 31.
 
7024 Discovering Your Spiritual Gifts
Help students to understand who God has uniquely made them to be. Their discovering their spiritual gift(s) will prepare them to move into a meaningful area of service where they best fit into the body of Christ.
 
8017 The Ministry of Ushering
The students will be taught the ministry of ushering in the church including basic signs, positions, and post locations commonly used in ushering within the church.
 
8035 The African–American Church and Social Justice
Investigate the lives, theology, and methods of the great servants of God who dedicated their lies in the struggle for liberation of people. Discuss the role o he African- American church in the struggle for the liberation of people.

 

EVENING 
CERTIFIED COURSE ID & NAME

8066 Christianity and Contemporary Issues
Challenge the students to identify and confront contemporary issues. Look at issues that affect the church, home and community.
 
 
9004 Writing Tech I
Emphasis will be placed on the development of the skills necessary to complete the writing assignments. Skills that will be mastered range from the development of paragraphs/ topic sentences to thesis-driven essays.