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Lay Servant Training Opportunities

Lay Servant Ministry Training Opportunities occur in the Northwest Plains District every March, April, and October.  Occassionally training opportunities are available during the summer as well. These courses are open to all interested persons, laity and clergy. 

*CORE Courses are required to become a Lay Speaker. All courses may be used for re-certification for Certified Lay Servants if they have not already taken the course. 

Future Training Opportunities:

(look back later for registration information)

July 22, 2017 "Drug Abuse & Human Trafficking" - led by Rev. Dr. Thomas Holmes 

July 22, 2017 "Now What Do I Do?!" - led by Rev. Herb Welker

October 21, 2017 "Introduction to Lay Servant Ministry (Part 1)" -led by Northwest Plains Lay Servant Ministry Team - This is the "Basic" Course

October 21, 2017 "Pastoral Care" - led by Rev. Lynn Pease

*October 21, 2017 "Go Preach (Part 1)" - led by Rev. David Chivington - This is a CORE course.

October 28, 2017 "Introduction to Lay Servant Ministry (Part 2)" - led by Northwest Plains Lay Servant Ministry Team 

October 28, 2017 "God's Mission, Our Mission" - led by Rev. Dee Stickley-Miner

*October 28, 2017 "Go Preach (Part 2)" - led by Rev. David Chivington

*March 3, 2018 "United Methodist Heritage" - led by Rev. Brian Arnold - This is a CORE course.

March 3, 2018 "Accountable Discipleship" - led by Rev. Barry Burns

*April 7, 2018 "Lay Servants Lead in Prayer" - led by Rev. Jeff Motter - This is a CORE course.

April 7, 2018 "Sacraments" - led by Rev. Taylor Burton Edwards

Cost: $40, includes lunch and materials