Central District Lay Servant Academy

May 6, 2023

8:00 am - 5:00 pm (ET)

Epworth UMC

6450 Allisonville Rd

Indianapolis IN

You are invited to join us for the Lay Servant Ministries Academy to begin or continue training for living out the call to make disciples for the transformation of our churches, communities, and world.  

Cost:  $25.00 per person

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:  April 30, 2023 at 11:59 pm (ET)

Cancellation policy:   cancellations must be received via email to lisa.timmerman@inumc.org by 11:59 pm on April 30, 2023 at 11:59 pm (ET) to be eligible for a refund less processing fee.  No refunds after this date.


Select one class:

  • The Basic Course - Instructor: Kim Wilson; Text: Lay Servant Ministries: Basic Course Participant Guide by Sandy Ziegler and Brian Jackson
  • Leading Worship - Instructor: Rev. Elizabeth Gilbert; Text: Special Days and Seasons of the Christian Year by Pat Floyd
  • Discover Your Spiritual Gifts - Instructor: Teddy Shuck; Text: Each One a Minister by William J Carter
  • Introduction to Christian Coaching for Laity - Instructor: Rev. Mike Dillon (ACC), Kurt Schoch (ACC); Text: The Coaching Mindset: 8 Ways to Think Like a Coach by Chad Hall (2015) Coach Approach Ministries Click here to buy on Amazon and Coach the Person, not the Problem by Chad Hall (2016) Coach Approach Ministries Click here to buy on Amazon. Both books are ebooks available through Amazon for $0.99 each.  Participants must also complete the eCourse "Introduction to Christian Coaching" (from Coach Approach Ministries) prior to the Lay Servant Academy weekend at a cost of $29 (paid separately to Coach Approach Ministries upon enrollment in the eCourse. Register for Introduction to Christian Coaching here