Central District Lay Servant Academy - The Basic Course

July 11, 2021 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm and 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


July 18, 2021 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm and 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Zoom meeting - link will be emailed 


This course is offered by the Central District Lay Servant Ministries team.  It is a course - Introduction to Lay Ministry - The Basic Course - that meets the requirements as the initial course for recognition as a Certified Lay Servant or Certified Lay Speaker within the Indiana Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church.  All lay persons in the Indiana Annual Conference are invited!

The course will be held on two successive Sunday afternoons via the Zoom meeting platform.   The classes will meet from 2:30 - 4:30 pm and 6:00 - 8:00 pm on the afternoons of Sunday, July 11th and Sunday, July 18th.  Participants need access to a computer, phone, tablet, or other device which can access online Zoom events.  An access link will be provided after registration.

Cost:  $15.00 per person

Instructor:  PT Wilson

Participant text:  Lay Servant Ministries: Basic Course Participant Guide by Sandy Zeigler Jackson and Brian Jackson Required text must be purchased in advance by each participant (Cokesbury.com, Amazon.com).  Participants must read course text or materials in advance, be prepared to actively participate in the course in order to receive course certification.

Payment Information:  Visa and MasterCard accepted

Please print a copy of your registration for your receipt.

Check payments must be mailed within 7 days of registration.  Please include a copy of your invoice with your check.

Make checks payable to INUMC

Mail to:
Attn:  Lisa Timmerman
301 Pennsylvania Parkway, #300
Carmel, IN 46280

Registration deadline:  July 5, 2021 at 11:59 pm OR the maximum number of registrants

Cancellation policy:   cancellations must be received via email to lisa.timmerman@inumc.org by 11:59 pm on July 5, 2021 to be eligible for a refund less processing fee.  No refunds after this date.