Lay Servant Training Opportunities

Lay Servant Training Events Lay Servant Ministries is one of the most significant lay leadership development programs already available within the United Methodist connection. Through this system of equipping and empowering, lay servants have the opportunity to grow as disciples of Jesus Christ who then go and make other disciples

*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:

*October 17 (Part 1) & 24 (Part 2), 2020 "Introduction to Lay Servant Ministry (Basic)" - led by Rev. Ruth Carter-Crist- From 8:30am-4:30pm via ZOOM (Registration deadline October 2 and October 9)

*October 17 (Part 1) & 24 (Part 2), 2020 "Polity(CORE)" - led by Rev. Duane Kemerley- From 8:30am-4:30pm via ZOOM  (Registration deadline October 2 and October 9)

*October 17 , 2020 "Opening Ourselves to Grace(Advanced)" - led by Susan Allen- From 8:30am-4:30pm via ZOOM (Registration deadline October 2)

*October 24 , 2020 "Story Telling (Advanced)" - led by Janet Steele- From 8:30am-4:30pm at  Trinity UMC via ZOOM (Registration deadline October 9)



Cost: $30, includes lunch and materials