Training and Spiritual Formation Vision Area

Our vision is to equip and empower the Body of Christ through providing planned learning opportunities and activities that will enhance biblical knowledge and spiritual growth for the uplifting of God’s kingdom. This ministry facilitates educational opportunities for teachers and students and coordinates VBS, workshops and seminars.


Baptism is one of two holy sacraments celebrated in the United Methodist Church. It is an outward and visible sign by water of Christ’s grace in us.

Ben Hill Training Institute (BHTI)

The goal of the Ben Hill Training Institute is to make disciples of Jesus Christ and to equip the people of God for service in the kingdom of God.

Christian Academy

Ben Hill UMC Christian Academy is a private, early childhood education program that serves students aged 13 months through kindergarten.

More Training Vision Area Ministries

Church Historian

The historical identity of a congregation will be documented with orderly records so that heritage will be preserved and can be built on into the future.

Higher Education Ministry

The mission of Higher Education Ministry is to touch the lives of youth in the church and community by providing 1) opportunities to enhance skills and knowledge in preparation for college.

Sunday Scholars

The mission of the Ben Hill UMC Sunday School is to equip and train all students (Ben Hill and the surrounding community) to be disciples of Jesus Christ by preparing them for service in the kingdom of God.