Life Together in the United Methodist Connection (Polity)

Zoom (online) meeting only

July 19, 2020 from 2:30 - 4:30 pm and 6:00 - 8:00 pm 


July 26, 2020 from 2:30 - 4:30 pm and 6:00 - 8:00 pm


This course is offered by the Central District Lay Servant Ministries team.  It is a course - Life Together in the United Methodist Connection (United Methodist Polity) - that meets the requirements as an advanced course for recognition as a Certified Lay Servant or a 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 19th and Sunday July 26th.  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

Instructor:  P. T. Wilson

Registration deadline:  Maximum registrant of 15 people or July 12, 2020 at 11:59 pm (whichever happens first)

Participant Text: Polity, Practice, and the Mission of the United Methodist Church by Thomas Edward Frank.  Required course text must be purchased in advance by each participant (,  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
Indianapolis, IN 46280


Cancellation policy:   cancellations must be received via email to by 11:59 pm on July 12, 2020 to be eligible for a refund less processing fee.  No refunds after this date.