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COUPLESFOR CHRIST

!-ormationCour$esin CFC

The Christianlife is intendedIo be a continuingprocessof spiritual growh God's call is


to holinessand perfection.Ard in CFC, we provide an enviroomentv"hereone canbe fully
supported in fiving our God's call As suct\ CFC prolides continuing formation to
members,includingmanyteachiflgcourses.

Following is the pattemofformation b CF

The f[sl Yeat

The first year programofformation iir CFC consistsofthe following components:


l ChristianLife Prograrn(CLP) 13 sessions 3 months
2. Co'!€nantOridntation(CO) 4 ialks I day
3. FinancialStewsrdship(FS) I talk I evening
4, MarriageErnichmentReEeat(MER) 7 talks
]Yeekend
5. EvangelizarionTraining(ET) 2 talks I aftemoon

Th" uborrrli, ltte first-year rrack. The membersof a householdformed after r* Cli'
$'ould nofinally renain together and go tlyougb this track' The couses are spacedas
follows: 3 months of CLP, then 3 nnntls of follow-up in the household;then CO and 3
months householdfollow-up, with FS hserted one month after CO; then MER and 3
monthshouseholdfollow-ug and finally ET, The whote traclq fom start of the CLP to
endof ET, comprisesI 2 months,the fiIst year.

B-€ya!d.!bsjlsrycqr

Aftef the fust year, variousother aou$esareofiered, as follows;


l. SpirhualGifts (SG) 4 talks
2. Foundationsfor ChristianLiving (FCL) 12 talks
3. ChdstianPersbnalRelationships(CPR) 6 talks

andup.
for unitleaders
arerequired

MER 2 is a itay-in rerbal while the other coursesare notrnally stay-out. Each of these
othet ooursesca4k offg.edin g variety ofways: oncea monthteachinS,once a ureek

cIC PFO,lMard 20, t96; 3 psge3,


. : . z

evenasa weekend

Atipcdance ar lhesecoursesis not in lieu of anendance


at houqeholdmeetings qr pra)€r
.sinceafter the fust yearpeoptewouldno longernecessarily
assemblies. be ;n rhe sane
track fonrnrion, becauseafter the fust yearthey may be teely mixedtogerler irr
_of
houscholds(i.e.,a rwo-yearold membertogerherrvitha five-yparold). ThustheInemb€rs
ofthe lamehqusehotd rnaybetating dift. entcowsegor noi taldngthirir at all sincethey
areoBtionalfor someo! rnay, alrcadyhavebeenuken bysome,
Leaders
fonnat;on

A:l membcls \".ho.assumcpastoralleadership.(i.e,,


handlepeoplein a household)
afegiver
conesponding training.AsideftomtheCI.p Trainingwhichis givento rheCLp tearnprio!
to thgstangf8 CLP,wg,ha-Y e thefoJlowhg:.
''1.Household ' : ietuui
tsders Tmining(HLT)
2,UnitLeaders (lLT)
Training l2 talks
3.Chapter
Leaders
Trainitg(CLT) 9 ralks

TheULT is alsogiv_enby theditrerentchapt€rsorglu$rery-.


The,\pT is nqrrnallvaivenin
12separatemonthlysessions, thuscomplethBthe'wholetrainlngcoursein oneyear,n
pSnicular.ur{teader-couple
p4y enrertheULT uackat anytimeduhg theyear_

cceplaotereasollsmust
lvlE!+eq.foti qcg€ptable
Sumnaryof brrnarion courses
Ho|llthold Unit Chrpter
Madbaa! L€rdars Lrders L€aders
Cou$e

Life Program(CLP)
ClEistian R t(
R R R i{
Covenant Orientation(CO1
R R R, R
FinancialStewardshiP(FS)
R R R
Marriag€EndchmentRetreat(MER)
Training(ET) R R R R
Evangelization
R R R
SpiritualGifts(SG)
F;udationsfor Chdstia'tLiving(FCt) o R R R
ChristianPersonalRelstionships(CPR) o R
Livingasa PeoPte ofGod (LPG) o R
TheChristianand Emotions (CE) o o 11

Fruitof theHoly SPirit(FHS) o R


MarriageEnrichment RetreatU (MER2) o R R

HouselpldleadersTraining(HLT) R R
Tmining(ULT)
Unit Leaders R
Chapte!LeadersTlaining(CLT) R

O " Crpli.ld
R - Rcqui.cd
J ae I uez''t

COUPI,ESFOR CtrRIST
EVANGEIJZA:T!QN
endof wery yearfor .allnew members of CFC'
This tminingis conttuctedamualtytowrrdEthe (r)in gareral'!o teschrcw
,i1..,iJ'*--in.,";-Cc *irlii ,1" vor. trsgpal"Ire to,offd:
a$d(2)in panicular'
ru iioporntd in thelifeof aCbdsrias,
-#'"" ;il*'*""g"i"*ro "nA for ihe coringvealsChrisianLife Programs
;";;;";";;F;;*,t."ouitt*ioi"ouples
(cLP).
Scbcdt|le

1:30- 2:00P-m. Anival andfellowshiP


2:OO- 2:3Q Worship l
2:3O-?:15 TaKN;- 1; THE GREATCOMMISSION
3:15- 3'45 Break
3:45- 4:30
' TglkNo, 2: EVANGEIJZATIONIN CFC
4:30- 5:30 Openforum
Closirgpr&Yers

RosourcePerSoBs

l . Worshipleader
.,
Soeakers
3. troi rorop* n"-t" (oratl€astaUnitHead)
Guitarist
Serviceteafi

ResourgtMaterisls

l. Attendancesheets
2. SouDdsystem
3. Taperecorder andblatk taP€s
handouts
4. Participaffs'
5. Snacks (ifany)

CFC PFO. Dec. q 1994. 9 Pages.

j
COUPI,ESFIORCtrRISl:

This''TrainingonspiritualGitsoisaone.daycorrrsenormallygivento.allmembel3ontheil
sJ"a v* ol nedrer"lip in CFC'Howwer' chapterH€ads-m&y d€cid€to give this cou$e
*"o *iuo, de.pendiryorthe needsperceived8Ddtbe adspt8bilityto th firrt yearformcion
to givethetrainingrct just
*narf". eit", ilo Ctipto Headscanexercis€flo.':bilttyin deoidiDg
in onedaybut ov€ra poiod oftine (e.g, overtwo wee*ends)"

Schedule

8:00- 8:30 am Anival andfellowshiP


8:30- 8:45 Weloome./htroductioamouncements
8:45- 9:15 WorshiD
9:15- 10:00 Tak #f : WIIAT ARE SPIRITUALGIFTS?
10:00 - 10:30 Moriendebrcak
1 0 : 3-01 l : 1 5 Talk #2 : GIFTOFIIEALING
l 1 : 1 5- 1 2 : 1 5p m Pray€rsfor healing
1 2 : 1-5 1 : 1 5 Lunchbreak
l;15- 1:30 Praisetimewith songs
1 : 3 0 -2 : 1 5 Talk #3 : GIFTOFPROPIIECY
2'.15- 2t30 Stretchbreak
2:30' 3:15 Talk #4 : GIFTOFPRAISEAND TONGUES
3:15- 3:45 Meriendabreak
3:45- 4i30 Openforum
4:3O- 6:00 Prayermeeting

Dersons
Rosourcg

L Cous€msster(h chargeof$'holeday)
2. wo$hip lead€r
3, Speakers
4. Elder(d leasta seniorUnit llead) for openforum
5. Pny€r meetingleader
6. Guitadst
7. Sgrvic€team
8. Householdl*aders of participants

Note:Solneofthe abow maybethesamepe$on

Resourcematerials
1. Attendarcesh€ets(onefor momingaadoBefor aftemoon)
2. Soundsystem
3. Taperetorderandblark tape's
on thelalls
4. Participantdhandouts
5. Merienda{tutice)
C(X'PI,ES FOR CERIfIT

startitrEon
prop'am in CFC ITis aeailableto CFC membefs
This courseis pert ofthe brm*ion rnemuers" but is a re4uiredcoursefor all
tbeir se@odyesr in cFc. n ,, - opoffi'*:uir"1-
leadersftous€hol4unit, ollapt€r)'

TOPICSOF TtrE TAU<S

l Sonsanddauglrters ofGod
2 Brotbersandsistersin theLord
3. Growingin faith
4. ItuowingGod'swill
5. overcomingtbeworld
6. Overcoming thefl€sh
7. Overcomingthework of evil spints
8.Repairingwrongdoing
9. TheChistisn andmoney
10.HeadshiPandsubmission
11.Faithftrlnessandorder
12.unity itr cldst

$CEEDUI;E
\-,' r1gJ,f g;l a mgnSvteaolring,over-the
fis coursemaybegivenb I vsrietyof wavs., f or overc'nsecuuYe
(over12w@ks)'
couneof oneyear'ft 'navli etv;8t-a wieklytesching
liii ot eueno"erwo ortlneeweekends'
chrpte$or chaptercluste$'or by theCfC Pastoral
Thecoursemaybehanrtledby therespective
FormationOfftoe'

DYNAI\{ICS

thattherebe anopenforumater everysession'


It is rccommend€d
groupsafterthetalk'
It is alsopossibleto havediscussion

(szpuse")
FdFFo rYzlsa
COUPLES F1ORCERIS}T
imrsrnw rrnsoxel nrr,e'rronsms
to CFCaenbersstarting
Thiscoutseis partof thefomationProlIfdtrin CFC'It ir available but
leaders'
andhousehold
for members
i. tr,"tl"""*i v*t in cFC.It is anoptonalcourse
is arequired course leaders'
fur unitandchapter

GOALSOTTgE SD(TAIXS
relde a5tlue broth€rsatrd sisters
l-' To eive CFC memberspraoricalteachiagon how w can andr€specq sp€€ch
;"ti;;#il; o* r-" Fti €achoths throushhonor
and evgn correctiolt-""ptltti.g
z. il-"tt"Jvvwt="f *f"ring that$e prsvalentirr societybutwhicharenot Cttristian'

TOPICSOTTHETALKS
to lwe oneanother
I . I-€aming Conediol
in CFC
5. Workinsoutdifiioulties
2. HonorandrosPeot o'tsideCFC
3. Tamingthetongue 6. Reldin;withPeople

CON'IENTS

For eachofthe topics' the following areprovidcd:

1. Bxpandedoutline
2. Haldoutfor Participants
SCEEDI]I,E
over3 nighte(2 xalks
This coursemaybe givenin onedey,or in twoJepuot€half-days'or given by the cFc
;h):;-fir"tl'" o*,Jr 6 sessionsline tatt eactrl.rle coursernay b€
Pastorat fonnaion Officeand/orby therespeciivechaPt€rs or chaptercD$ers'

is ssfollows:
one-dayschedule
A suggested

8:00ae AnivavRegistration 2:00pn Praisetime


8:45 Worship 2:15 Talk#4
9:05 CourseIntroductio 3:00 Break
9:15 Tslk #1 3:15 Talk#s
10:00 Break 4:00 Bresk
10:15 Talk #2 4:15 Tdk#6
11:00 Break 5:00 OPenFoium
l1:15 Talk #3 6:00 ClosingPraYer
12:00nn Luncb/FellowshiP

CFCPFO9/2D3(34 Pages)
-,
,:-

COInI,ESFORCEruST
G AS A PNO?LE OF
ITis avrilableto CFC.m€mbers $artingofl
Tlriscourseis palt ofthe formcion progrm h CFC aadhouseholdleader but is I
members
al# i""tO yJ* itt CfC' lt is ao optiinat coursefor
leaders'
reouir€dcoursefor unit alrdchapte'r
chapt68,cheplerclustersor cFc
Thiscourseorayb€ corduot€dat tho initistiveofthe difereDt
ztf,g&s.

GOALSOT TIIE SD(TA]XS


und€rdand
1 . To helDCFCm€tnb€rs betterGod'3callto usto liveasHispeople'
2. i; ;f" cii;;b"* acomnunity
growin becorntug of clristisnswhoarotrulv comtnitted
to Goi ardto eachother. grsaterunitvand
;.;#;il" of ourlifetog€rier'in ord€rto achievc
o*;" andolernents
befterorder in th€ body.

TOPICSOF fiIE TALKS

l. Ourbasiccommitmort
2. Functiodngasa body
3. Govemance andpcrsonaldirection
4. Peac€anddiscipline
5. Unityanddisagrecnent
6. Ourpsrsonalresponslbility

CONTSNTS
For €sshofthe trlks, thefollowingareprovided:
1. Expanded outline
2. Il&ndoutfor partioipstrtg

MATERIAL
REFERENCE
of CommnityOrder"editedby StephmB' Clark'
"Patternsofclristian Comnurity-A Statement

SCHEDI]I.,E
or recollactior\ 1
Tlriscoursemaybo giv€nin a varietyofuiaF: in oneday,asa weekeodretreat
*" 6;rlie tfa;r" w"r f weningqor itrally over6 sepant€sessions.Tbeseparatit.lgtsions
maybi doneon conse€utive daysor on a weeklybasis'

eitherat theelil ofthe wholecourseor at theendof everv{lsion'


An operforuo is sugqested
CFCPFO. SePt.7, 1995 38Pages.
COUPLES}'ORCSRST
'rrn r.snrsrlAN AND HTSEMO:IIS!{$

program ofCFCIt is awilable startmg'on


to CFC.m€mb€rs
Thiscourse ispartofrhefomration butis a
leaders'
itlli' iliiJvl r" CrC-n it * o]ttiola*ursefor members andbousehold
reouircdcoursefor unit andchapterleaders'

l. To communicde cleadytheroleofemotions in &Christian'slife-' - ..


;. i; ;il;;ffi;"sd life intotheirtotallife ia thesPtuit'
lheiremotional

TOPTCSOF TEE TALI$

l. Emotionsio our Cbrirtial Life


2. CkistianLoveandHum$rDesire
3. TrueandFalseHumility
4. GuittandR€Pentuc.e
5. RighteousandUrEightgous Alger
6. Fsar

CONTENTS

Foreachofthe topios,thefollowingareprovided:

l. Goalsofthetalk
2. Expanded outline
3. Scripturalreferences
4. Bookrefereno€
5. tlandoutfor Participants

SCHEDI'I,,D

A suggestedone-dayscheduleis asfollows:

8:00AM - Arrival/regisfation 2:00PM PlakeTimo


8:45 Worship 2:15 Talk#4
9:15 Tdk#1 3:00 Break
10:00 Break 3:15 Telk#s
10:15 Talk #2 4;00 Break
11:00 Bresk 4:15 Talk#F
l1:15 Talk #3 5:00 OpenFonml
12:00NNlunoh/fellowship 6:00 Closirg Prayers
COUPLESFOR CSRIST
FRUII OT THE SPIRIT
to CFCm€tnbers startitrgoo
Tbiscourseis partof tie formationprogramia CFC ITis available householdl€aders'but is a
,r,*J r*""1"6 i" cfC' It is an opiolal coursefor membersand
reouiredcoursefor unit andchsptsrleaders'

GOA!,Sof,Tmsry TAI+$ oftte &uit,ofthe Holy Spirit'


l. To give CFC rl|embersEDe:r€rulo€rstatrdilg ofthe meaning
and in becoming more aod mote
2. To helD cFc membefs grow u Ckistiai character
conformedto the imageand likenessofGod'

TOPICSOT TEE TALKS


1. Theimageofcod
2. LoveanddisciPline
3. Me€kness andsggrcssiYercss
4. Jovandsorrow
atrds€lf-conuot
5. Faithfirlness
6. PatiencoandPerseveranc€

CONTENAS

For eachofthe topics,thefollowingareprovided:


1. Expandedoutline
2. Handoutfor Participants

ffiffiffipirit' Blath€r
bvrohn
SCTEDI'I;E
ffii,ty gi*o itr oneday,or in two separate
tu-;"i"ts halfdays,or over3 oights(2 talkseach)'
;.;;i;;;; (one talt each)'Thi corrs€ IDav.be given bv the cFc Pastoral
FormationOfficeand/orby thc r€spective chaptersor chaptercluEt€rs'

is asfollows:
on€-daysohedule
A suggested

8:00sm ArdvavRegistration l:00pm Prairctime


8:45 Worship , 1:15 Talk#4
9:05 - CoDfseln:ttoduc'tioo 2:00 Break
9:15 Talk #1 2:15 Talk #5
10:00 Break 3:00 Brcak
l0:15 Talk#2 J:tt Talk #6
1l:00 Brcak 4:00 OperForum
1 l :l 5 Talk #3 5:00 ClosingPrayer
12:00nn Luo"h/F"
(34Pases)
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\ HOUSTHOLDI.iEAI}ERSTEAANETC

Alt bouseholdleadm ftousefroldhea$ andrhek raslectivewiv€s)arFto urdffgq fornatiotrby


goingthroughtheHouseholdtrad*s Training(Hle.

Cont€ntofHlT t

A Orientcion
l. Beinga s€rvant
2. Thehousenolrt: purpose,dynamiosandteadership
3.Beingleadersofhouseholds
4. Buildinga relationsbip
with yourmernbers

B, Charscterofa servant
5.Z€d for right€ousness
6. Goodexatple
7. Singletdndedness
for God
8. Brotherlylwo

C. Buildingup thebrethren
9. Evangelistic
headship
f l0-Tbmid$ryofe courag€dnefit
ll. Corfedim*r prdorsl tool
12.lte powo to intercedc

D. Growingasa servrnt
13.Preyer
14.Faithin God
15.Humbleleadership
16.Evaluaciol

ConductofHLT

TheHLT is givenby the differ€Ntchapters


or clusters.
Theorieutatiol,oqrsi*ing theftst four tarkqh givetrin onesessio4prior to the househord
leadenassrhming 9f
theirpositions.

Thercst ofIfLT God l2_tslks)arenornally giv€rnin 12 s€parare mottbly sesions. Thusthe


v,ho-leIL.f be cornpleted
in oae year. Ihe C.n$ets i{ead m,ay t *Jt" *rtain
.c,i[
sessiolgifcircuiscancesnecesdtate&is. "r.i
n'-;i t t-"...
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t:

roR
couPr,ns

TheUnit TrainingGLD is giv€nto dl udt leaders(Unit lleads andtheir resp€ctive


wives)in CFC theirfoflnaiiotranduining.

Co ent ofULT

A. Our odl
L TheUnit aspasiotalleader
2. a$er God'Eown hes$
3. Beirg a or a blessing

B. Ourmeans
4. The ofpower
5.Ca to
6. Total to God

c. Ourpersonal
7.Fit for
8.Eartt y heovenlytr€asure
9. On fire out?

D. Pastoral
10.Problems grtewsyto manrcleadersbip
I l. Unity breoren
12.Kingdom ships

ConductofULT

TheULT i by thedifferenlchapters
or clust€rs.A chaplersetting;involvinga smaller
group,provides moteintimates$tingfur theChapterHesdandhis unit leaders,andcanmore
directly address sihraiionof a parti{ular chspter.On the other hand,a cluster setting
cons€ry€s allowsinteraaionaarongthe unit leders of the dilferentchapter,s,
and
exposes
unit to awidersourc€
ofwisdomandereerience.
When a Unit is nowlyappoirt€dtog€th€rwith hiswife, rtrd bebro theyactuallyetarttieir
serviceasunit they areguidd throughtheUtrit Head'slvlanualby their ChaptorHead.

The IILT itself rcrmally given in 12 separatemonthlys€ssiotls.Thusthc whole ULT is


completedovera ofone year.

It is ftat fte charier or clusterscheduleeachof tbe 12 sessionson Darticular


monlhs of dle year. For e,<ampl€. Talk I in January,Talk 2 in February,Talk 12 in
December. Itr a case,newlyagpoirtedunit lesderswill enterthe aack al anytimedu ng
the year, stading {ecessarilywith Talk 1 but $,ithwhdeversessioris beingcooducted at the
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