February 16 & 23, 2019 - must attend both days
9:00 am - 3:00 pm (ET)
West Lafayette First UMC
1700 State Rd. 26 W
West Lafayette IN


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

Classes offered this session:

Basic Course - The Basic Course of Lay Servant Ministries is foundationl for all courses in Lay Servant Ministries.  Participants are encouraged to discover & 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.  Taught by: Rev. Steve Bibb

Called to Preach - This class is designed for those who are called upon to preach in a pastor's absence.  This class meets the Preaching requirement for Certified Lay Speaker.  (Must have completed Basic Course)  Taught by:  Pastor Darlene DeHaai

Justice in Everyday Life - This course looks at the Social Principles of the United Methodist Church.  ( Must have completed Basic Course)  Taught by:  Rev. Dr. Rachel Metheny and Pastor Stephanie Hanslow

All books MUST be purchased prior to the first day of class.  Participants are expected to read their material prior to the first day of class.  
Books required:
Basic CourseLay Servant Ministries by Sandy Zeigler & Brian Jackson; $11 through Cokesbury and also available on Kindle; DR626  978-0-88177-626-3
Called to Preach From Pew to Pulpit by Clifton F. Guthrie; $10.79 through Cokesbury and also available on Kindle; DR652-978-0-68706-660-5
Justice in Everyday Life The Social Principles of the United Methodist Church $3.99 through Cokesbury; ISBN-97811501835773
Cost:  $15 per person
Payment Information:  payments by Visa and MasterCard or check

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

Registration deadline:  February 9, 2019 at 11:59 pm
Cancellation Policy:  all cancellations must be received via email to lisa.timmerman@inumc.org by 11:59 pm on February 9, 2019 to be eligible for a refund less processing fee.  No refunds after this date
Lunch will be provided.  If you require a special diet, please bring your lunch.