The Fall 2018 Lay Servant Ministries School is set for October 21 and 28 at St. Paul UMC (Saluda), 2:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. A light supper will be served. Registration information has been mailed to all pastors and current lay servants in the Greenwood District.
Courses to be offered include:
Basic Course: This course is required of all those who wish to be certified as a Local Church Lay Servant. If this is your first application to become a Lay Servant, you should register for this course. The cost is $33 which includes the book.
United Methodist Beliefs: This is an advanced course and the Basic course is a pre-requisite. Registration fee is $23.
Storytelling (Dancing with Words): This is an advanced course and the Basic course is a pre-requisite for this course. Registration fee is $23.00
Taking the Church to the community and Bringing the community to the Church: This course is for all – laity and clergy – and does not require the Basic Course as a pre-requisite. This course will teach you how to lead in connecting your church with the community. Registration fee is $36 which covers all course-related materials
Registration deadline is October 15, 2018. NO REGISTRATIONS WILL BE TAKEN AT THE DOOR. Download the Registration Form and other information:
The 2017 Fall Lay Servant Ministry School is set for October 15 and 22, 2:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., at Mathews UMC, 800 Wright Ave., Greenwood, SC. You must attend both sessions to receive credit for your selected course.
A light meal will be served each evening.
Course offered are:
Basic course. This is a pre-requisite for the advanced courses necessary to become a certified lay servant. Cost is $33 which includes the course book.
Faith-Sharing: Get Out and Speak Up: This course is for anyone, laity and ministers, and does not require the Basic Course as a pre-requisite. This course will teach you how to lead in connecting with the community and sharing the Gospel and is highly recommended for those interested in sharing their faith. Registration fee is $36 which covers all course-related materials.
All participants in the Fall 2017 Lay Servant Ministry School are asked to bring new, or gently used, shoes in a box or bag. These donations will be used to provide fresh water wells in Kenya. You may bring men’s, women’s, or children’s shoes.