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 19 (Part 1) & 26 (Part 2), 2019 "Introduction to Lay Servant Ministry (Basic)" - led by Rev. Dave Burkhart- From 8:30am-4:30pm at Trinity UMC in Ottawa OH
*October 19 (Part 1) & 26 (Part 2), 2019 "Go Preach (CORE)" - led by Rev. David Chivington- From 8:30am-4:30pm at Trinity UMC in Ottawa OH
*October 19 , 2019 "Ministry in Small Churches (Advanced)" - led by Wade Gobble- From 8:30am-4:30pm at Trinity UMC in Ottawa OH
*October 26 , 2019 "Creating Sacred Space (Advanced)" - led by Wendy Lybarger- From 8:30am-4:30pm at Trinity UMC in Ottawa OH
REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS OCTOBER 12th
Cost: $40, includes lunch and materials