Lay Servant Ministries Training
1/19/2018 6 p.m. to 1/20/2017 4 p.m.
Lay Servant Ministries Training January 19 & 20, 2018
Ordway UMC, 413 Colorado Ave., Ordway, CO
Lay Servant Ministries BASIC Course
—Facilitators: Rev. Keith Hudiburgh & TBA
Book: Lay Servant Ministries (Participant’s Book) by Sandy Zigler Jackson & Brian Jackson.
This course is foundational for all courses in Lay Servant Ministry. Participants are encouraged to discover and employ personal spiritual gifts as God intended and to consider the importance of exercising servant leadership, developing future leaders, remaining rooted in consistent spiritual practices, and being part of a group that holds members accountable in their discipleship.
Life Together in The United Methodist Connection (United Methodist Polity)—
Facilitators: Gene Haning & TBA
Book: The Method of Our Mission by Laceye C Warner
This course gives participants an overview of the structure and organization of The United Methodist Church.
Schedule: 6:00 p.m. Friday
—Check-in, open, introductions and instructions. Please have dinner before arriving. Snacks will be available. Facilitators and participants will determine when the Friday sessions will end and set Saturday’s start time, allowing for 10 hours of learning. Lunch will be provided on Saturday.
It is expected that both classes will end no later than 4:00 p.m. on Saturday.
Cost: There is no charge for either course but participants are expected to purchase their own books (available at Cokesbury, Amazon and other sources). Please order well in advance of the course dates to allow time for delivery and review. A love offering will be taken to cover lunch and expenses.
Register at www.trinitylsm.org or call (719) 873-5311