Host a One-Day Training Event

Below is a suggested schedule for a one-day mentor training event.

Please note that this schedule is only a guide. The hosts should adjust the schedule to fit the specific needs of the training event.

One Day Training Event

8:30 – 8:45 a.m.Welcome and Introduction
Distribution of resources (Listening/Discussion Guides)
8:45 – 9:15 a.m.View Video 1: “Praying vs. Fixing”
Review Listening Guide—Walk through statements with answers
Form break-out groups to discuss questions
9:15 – 9:30 a.m.Debrief with large group on discussion questions
9:30 – 10:00 a.m.View Video 2: “Listening vs. Blaming”
Review Listening Guide—Walk through statements with answers
Form break-out groups to discuss questions
10:00 – 10:15 a.m.Break
10:15 – 10:30 a.m.Debrief with large group on discussion questions
10:30 – 11:15 a.m.View Video 3: “Asking vs. Preaching”
Review Listening Guide—walk through statements with answers
Form break-out groups to discuss questions
11:15 – 11:30 a.m.Debrief with large group on discussion questions
11:30 – 12:30 p.m.Lunch
12:30 – 1:15 p.m.View Video 4: “Considering vs. Rescuing”
Review Listening Guide—walk through statements with answers
Form break-out groups to discuss questions
1:15 – 1:30 p.m.Debrief with large group on discussion questions
1:30 – 1:45 p.m.Break
1:45 – 2:30 p.m.View Video 5: “Encouraging vs. Carrying”
Review Listening Guide—walk through statements with answers
Form break-out groups to discuss questions
2:30 – 2:45 p.m.Debrief with large group on discussion questions
2:45 – 3:30 p.m.Overview of FamilyLife’s Mentoring Movement
Review the four “helps” available on the FamilyLife website
Distribution of resources (You Can Be a Mentor booklets)
3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
(optional)
Next Steps:  Creating an Action Plan to Mentor
Identify current relationships who might need a mentor, or other church ministries where trainees can plug in and serve to utilize training.

If you are interested in becoming a FamilyLife eMentor, please send us an email.