LAY SERVANT MINISTRIES FALL TRAINING
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2017
Class: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Crossroads UMC
(200 Bays Cove Tr. Kingsport 37660)
- BASIC Course – This course prepares the person to serve the church, through ministries of leading, caring, communicating &/or speaking.
Book: Lay Servant Ministries, by Sandy Zeigler Jackson and Brian Jackson
Teacher: Emily Harding, Certified Lay Minister & Director of Lay Servant Ministries
This course is REQUIRED for Certified Lay Servants, Certified Lay Speakers, and Certified Lay Ministers before proceeding to advanced certified courses.
- LEADING WORSHIP – This course focuses on the ministry of the Lay Servant who either regularly or occasionally leads a group or congregation in worship.
Book: Worshiping with United Methodists (Revised) by Hoyt Hickman
Teacher: Rev. Randall Wright, Pastor at Elm Tree Parish
This course can be used for advance course credit for all Certified Lay Servant and Certified Lay Ministers. This is a REQUIRED course needed for certification for all Certified Lay Speakers.
- AGING AND MINISTRY IN THE 21ST CENTURY – This is a practical guide for building ministry for older adults.
Book: Aging and ministry in the 21st Century by Richard H. Gentzler, Jr.
Teacher: Rev. Richie Hayes, Pastor at Glen Alpine UMC
This course can be used for advance course credit for all Certified Lay Servant and Certified Lay Ministers.
- TEACH ADULTS – This course is designed to help provide a basic understanding of the way in which adults learn and grow.
Book: Start Here by Barbara Bruce
Teacher: Rev. Susan Arnold, Pastor at Blountville UMC
This course can be used for advance course credit for all Certified Lay Servants and Certified Lay Ministers.
Deadline to register: Monday, October 9 Cost: $25 (includes book & lunch)
For questions & to register after October 2 contact the Kingsport District office at 423-224-1533 or [email protected]
Registration for Lay Servant/Speaker Training Fall 2017. Mail this form & your check for $25 (written to Kingsport District). Mark on “for” line the class you will take. Mail to: District Office P.O. Box 894, Kingsport, TN 37662.
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