Catawba Valley Lay Servant Training Spring 2019

Catawba Valley Lay Servant Training will be offered on Sunday afternoons: March 10, 17, 24, and 31.
 

3:00 – 5:30 pm
Park Street UMC
120 Park Street, Belmont, NC 

 

Each course listed below consists of four Sunday afternoon class meetings. Attendance will be required all four days in order to complete the 10 hours needed for certification.

 
Cost for each 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 4, 2019, to:

Jana Alexander

CV District Office
166 East Main Avenue
Gastonia, NC 28052

Deadline for Registration is March 4, 2019.  All checks must be received in our office by March 4.

 

 

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 PARTICIPANT BELOW.

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Courses Offered:

 

Basic Lay Servant Training

This basic course is the first course that must be completed by each Lay Servant. This 4-week course serves as the prerequisite for all Advanced Level Lay Servant courses.

Instructors: Pete Ross and Patricia Withrow

This course is foundational for all courses in lay servant ministries. Participants are encouraged to discover and 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.

 

Putting Together a Meaningful Sermon

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

Instructor: Rev. Teresa Blanton

Course material is based on the books "A Sermon Workbook", "Imagining a Sermon", and "Connecting with the Congregation".

 

Lay Servants as Christian Transformational Leaders

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

Instructors: Dick Strachan and Jesse Caldwell

This course will guide lay servants seeking to be more empowered to lead their congregations toward vitality.

 

Leading & Planning Worship 

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

Instructor: Rev. Juston Smith

This course focuses on the ministry of the lay servant who either regularly or occasionally leads a group or congregation in worship, and it is grounded in the principles and practices of worship planning.

 

 

Choose one course below. Each course meets 4 weeks (2.5 hrs per week).

*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.

The registration fee includes the cost of your text book, which will be provided on the first day of class.

Basic Lay Servant Training ($25) 28 available
Putting Together a Meaningful Sermon ($25) 28 available
Lay Servants as Christian Transformational Leaders ($25) 27 available
Leading & Planning Worship ($25) 29 available
Basic Lay Servant Training: There are only 28 available
Putting Together a Meaningful Sermon: There are only 28 available
Lay Servants as Christian Transformational Leaders: There are only 27 available
Leading & Planning Worship: There are only 29 available

 

 

Questions? Please contact Jana Alexander at the Catawba Valley District Office

704-865-3580

JAlexander@wnccumc.org

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