CV District Lay Servant Training April 2018

Lay Servant Training will be offered on Sunday afternoons: April 8, 15, 22, and 29

3:00 – 5:30 pm
St. Luke's UMC
52 16th Ave. NW
Hickory, NC 
Attendance will be required all four days in order to complete the 10 hours needed for certification.


Cost for the Lay Speaking course is $25 per student.

You may pay online or mail a check. If paying by check, make checks payable to Catawba Valley District WNCCUMC.  Designate your check for “Lay Servant Training” and include the name of the student(s).  Mail your payment to be received in the District Office by March 29, 2018, to:

Jana Alexander

Catawba Valley District Office

166 E. Main Ave.

Gastonia, NC 28052


Deadline for Registration is March 29, 2018.  All checks must be received in our office by March 29.


A Contact Name (with email address) is required for all registrations. If you are registering a group of people, and are also taking a course, BE SURE TO LIST YOURSELF AS A REGISTRANT BELOW.

Contact First Name
Contact Last Name
Contact Email
*First Name *Last Name *Email
*Street Address
*City, State, Zip
*Preferred Phone Number
*Church Name (include location, ex. Mt Pleasant Sherrill's Ford)
Course Descriptions

Basic Lay Servant Training

This is the first course that must be completed by each Lay Servant. It serves as the prerequisite for all Advanced Level Lay Servant courses.

Text: Lay Servant Ministries by Sandy Ziegler Jackson and Brian Jackson

Instructors: Pete Ross and Dr. Augustus Black


Preaching -- Sermon Preparation

** This is an advanced course. Prerequisite: Basic Lay Servant Class **   

Instructor: Rev. Juston Smith


Accountable Discipleship: The Class Meeting

** This is an advanced course. Prerequisite: Basic Lay Servant Class **   

Text: The Class Meeting,  by Kevin Watson

Instructors: Jesse Caldwell and Dick Strachan

*Course Selection

Choose your course below.  If you are registering a group of people, click the checkbox below to make separate selections for each person.  Otherwise, all persons will be registered for the same class.

Basic Lay Servant Course
Sermon Preparation (prerequisite: Basic Lay Servant Course)
The Class Meeting (prerequisite: Basic Lay Servant Course)
Registration Fee
*Fee is $25 per person, per class ($25)

In the box below, enter the number of people you are registering (ex. 1) in order to calculate the amount due. 

You may pay here, or mail a check to the CV District Office.

Only number values are allowed

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