Every Child, Every Nation, Every Day



Training is required for all volunteers. There is an initial six-hour training required by CEF USA for all adult volunteers that is provided FREE of cost. The 2-session training is available during both day and evening hours. Each session lasts about three hours with breaks. These trainings are scheduled prior to each club season.

Note: Youth training sessions are available to students ages 12-18 who want to volunteer.

What will I learn?

At training, you will learn how to volunteer in an after-school Good News Club. This includes:

  • Small Group Mentoring
  • Teaching a Bible verse
  • Leading a Song
  • Sharing a Missionary Story
  • Teaching the Bible lesson (IF you are interested in being a Bible teacher)
  • Playing Review Games
  • Guiding a child to Christ
  • Behavioral management strategies
  • And so much more!

What are the dates for training?
Training is held in September and January.

Training Schedule Options for Spring 2024
Session 1 (choose one)
Tuesday, January 30, from 6 pm to 9:30 pm
Thursday, February 1, from 9 am to 12:30 pm

Session 2 (choose one)
Tuesday, February 6 from 6 pm to 9:30 pm
Thursday, February 8 from 9 am to 12:30 pm

Youth Training
Ages 12 to 18
Saturday, February 10 from 12 noon to 4 pm

Good News Club may begin
Existing clubs – the week of February 12
New clubs – the week of February 26

How do I register?
If you have any questions please send an email to Melinda Grant, mgrant@ceflancaster.org

What do I need to bring with me?
Please complete your clearances and paperwork before attending training and bring your certificates with you. We will make copies of your certificates for our files and you will keep your originals. You will also need a valid driver’s license or form of ID. We provide everything else including pens and paper for note-taking!

How Can I Get Involved?

There are several opportunities to be involved with a Good News Club. You can pray for the children and teachers in the club. Become a club teacher or helper by contacting your local chapter and asking about training and opportunities.