East District Lay Servant Academy
June 20, 2020
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
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: $20 per person
Payment Information: Visa and MasterCard accepted
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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
Attn: Lisa Timmerman
301 Pennsylvania Parkway, #300
Indianapolis, IN 46280
Cancellation policy: cancellations must be received via email to firstname.lastname@example.org by 11:59 pm on June 14, 2020 to be eligible for a refund less processing fee. No refunds after this date.
Registration deadline: June 14, 2020 at 11:59 pm
- Basic Lay Servant Ministries - This course is foundational for all courses in lay servant ministries. Participants are encouraged to discover and employ the personal spiritual gifts as God intended and to consider the importance of exercising servant leadership, developing future leaders, remaining rooted in constant spiritual practices, and being part of a group that holds members accountable in their discipleship. You will also learn a few best practices as a church leader for mission and ministry in the community - and in your daily life. Expect to have fun along the way! You will need to order this textbook: Lay Servant Ministries Participant's Book Authors: Sandy Ziegler & Brian Jackson, ISBN: 978-0-88177-926-3
- Spiritual Gifts Advanced Course: Discover Your Spiritual Gifts - This course helps participants understand spiritual gifts and how the church can use them to fulfill its mission and ministry. Participants will also learn what it means to be a spiritual leader and will be equipped to lead others in exploring and using their spiritual gifts. You will need to order this textbook: Each One a Minister Author: William J. Carter, ISBN: 978-0-88177-375-0
- Leading Worship Advanced Course: Leading Worship - This course focuses on the ministry of the lay servant who either regularly or occasionally leads a group or congregation in worship. You will need to order this textbook: Worshipping with United Methodists Author: Hoyt Hickman, ISBN: 978-0-98733-526-8