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The Upper Room Onboarding

Welcome to The Upper Room's Onboarding experience! The Upper Room Onboarding is offered to those individuals who have recently become employees of Discipleship Ministries/The Upper Room--or to those interested in brushing up on their knowledge of The Upper Room.

Engaging in this eCourse is one portion of a multi-module onboarding experience, so this is your place to start learning. Here, you'll gather a basic overview of the history of The Upper Room, its culture, and the relationship between The Upper Room, Discipleship Ministries, and The United Methodist Church. Conversations and gatherings with your supervisor, Human Resources personnel, other Upper Room staff and leadership will supplement our online course content.

Should you have questions as you go, reach out to your supervisor or to The Upper Room onboarding lead, Sharon Conley.


Your Instructor


Sharon Conley Cottingham
Sharon Conley Cottingham

Sharon has served with The Upper Room since 2005 working with Companions in Christ, Weavings, Alive Now, and The Upper Room eLearning.


Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and will remain open. It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when to engage with the material. Your onboarding schedule includes dates for group, in-person discussions of the video content.
How long do I have access to the course?
After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
Let us know what's not working for you, and we'll look for ways to improve it together.

Get started now!