North District Warsaw Lay Academy

June 15 & 22, 2024

9:00 am - 3:00 pm (ET)

Trinity UMC

832 E Center St

Warsaw IN

Develop your knowledge and skills to be a confident disciple of Christ.  The church needs you now more than ever!

Cost:  $20.00 per person

Payment:  By Visa and MasterCard

Registration deadline:  June 13, 2024 at 11:59 pm (ET)

Cancellation policy:   cancellations must be received via email to by 11:59 pm on June 13, 2024 to be eligible for a refund less processing fee.  No refunds after this date.

Select one class:

  • Basic Course - Introduction to Lay Ministry  This course is required for first time attendees, and is the foundation needed to move on to Advanced Classes.  Discover and employ your personal spiritual gifs as God intended.  Learn the importance of servant leadership and the role of spiritual growth.  Discover the benefits of being rooted in good spiritual practices.  Led by Denise Parker, North District Lay Leader.  Book - Lay Servant Ministries, isbn: 978-0-88177-626-3. $10 - 12.
  • Afire with God - Becoming Spirited Stewards  Develop a holistic understanding of stewardship.  Stewardship is not a "bad word."  It is not just money in the offering plate.  What if it is so much more than what you think?  Learn what it really means to be a steward of all that God has given us.  Look at practical approaches for becoming stewards-in-action and reshaping the stewardship conversation in your church.  Requires Basic Course first.  Led by Pastor Char Allen.  Book - Afire with God, isbn:  978-0-88177-520-4. $15.
  • Accountable Discipleship - Living in God's Household  Accountable Discipleship is a distinctly Methodist way of Christian formation.  Learn practical guidelines for walking with Christ in our world.  Examine the importance of community and accountability within our churches.  This class invites you to rethink your identity and ministry as the body of Christ.  Requires Basic Course first.  Led by Jeff Gelbaugh.  Book - Accountable Discipleship, isbn 978-0-88177-339-2.  $15.00

Books are sold online at Amazon and The Upper Room Store.  Some Lay Academy books are available as e-books.  Please read your student book before the first class, or at least the first half of your book.