Discipleship Training Manual

Core Curriculum

Uptown believes that discipleship training takes place in a variety of contexts within the life of the church, including the following:

  • One-on-one mentoring
  • Group discipleship
  • Adult Sunday school classes
  • Life groups
  • Seminars
  • Retreats (men’s, women’s, and church-wide)
  • Officer training for elders and deacons

The starting point for discipleship is our Discipleship Training Manual, which includes the following tools to assist you and your discipleship mentor in walking through the transformation process.

**We encourage you to take this manual as a resource to start your own discipleship program.

The discipleship manual includes several important sections, which are outlined here:

A. Discipleship training process

  1. Stage 1: Commitment
    • Desire to be trained
    • Commit to training
  2. Stage 2: Evaluation
    • Understand where you are going
    • Understand where you are
    • Compile results on assessment summary form
  3. Stage 3: Training
    • Assigned to a mentor
    • Develop Action Plan
    • Record progress in the discipleship journal
    • Meet regularly with mentor
  4. Stage 4: Ministry
    • Involvement in ministry
    • Mentor evaluates progress in ministry
    • Develop new Action Plan and repeat process