March 2, 2019
8:00 am - 6:00 pm (ET)
Winemac First UMC
300 N Monticello St
Winimac 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: Dee Malavolta

Leading Prayer - For many people, prayer remains a mystery, and praying in public is a test of faith left to the "professionals" of the church.  This course on praying in public will help the participant grow in confidence and skill in prayer, both public and personal.  This class meets the Leading Prayer requirement for Certified Lay Speaker. (Must have completed Basic Course first) Taught by Doug Thomas 

Transforming Evangelism - This course leads participants to learn from John Wesley how to practice relational evangelsim.  They will discover that evangelism involves not only sharing our faith with others but also welcoming people into a community where they can grown in faith.  Meets the Heritage requirement for Certified Lay Speakers.  (Must have completed Basic Course first)  Taught by Paul Rupert

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
Leading Prayer Let the Whole Church Say Amen! by Laurence Hull Stookey; $19.00 through Cokesbury AB9077 978-0-6970-9077-8
Transforming Evangelism Transforming Evangelsim by Henry H. Knight III and F. Douglas Powe, Jr.  $14.00 through Cokesbury; DR485 978-0-88177-485-6
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 24, 2019 at 11:59 pm
Cancellation Policy:  all cancellations must be received via email to by 11:59 pm on February 24, 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.