Lay Servant Training January 23 & 24
Saturday, January 23, 9:00am-4:00pm &
Sunday, January 24, 2:00pm-5:00pm
Woodland UMC (801 Cherry Road, Rock Hill, SC 29730)
Registration Fee: $15 (Course Books will need to be ordered by participants. Please see details below.)
Registration deadline has been extended to January 8.
REGISTRATION LINK: https://fs22.formsite.com/umcsc/rhdistlsm2021/index.html
Contact: Lynne Tyner, Lay Servant Ministries Director, firstname.lastname@example.org, 803-517-6596
Basic Course- Lay Servant Ministries: Scott McDonald
Participants are encouraged to discover and employ personal spiritual gifts and the importance of exercising servant leadership, developing future leaders, rooted in consistent spiritual practices, and being part of a small discipleship group.
Come to the Table: Jerry Newlon
This course is designed to understand Communion through art, music, film and video as well as traditional reading.
Dancing with Words: Shannon Higgins
This course will show how to develop missional communities and congregations based on the Wesleyan connection: holiness of heart leads to holiness of life; love participating in God’s mission in the world.
Discovering our Spiritual Gifts: Ann Alexander *Class will only be offered via Zoom
Understanding spiritual gifts and how to use them to fulfill mission and ministry.
Embracing Personal Prayer: Sharon Murphy
How to establish a daily practice for communicating with God.
Polity (Living Our Methodist Beliefs): Rev. Michael Leonhardt
This course will explore theology, witness, and organization that the UMC brings to the church universal, our history, and how all are needed in today’s world.
Course Books (Need to be ordered by participant)
Course – Basic Course- Lay Servant Ministries
Participant: Lay Servant Ministries, Participant’s Book (Basic Course) – by Sandy Zeigler Jackson and Brian Jackson Participant’s Book – Paperback – March 13, 2013 (also available on Kindle)
Course – Come to the Table
Participant: This Holy Mystery: A Methodist Understanding of Holy Communion by Gayle Carlton Felton – Paperback – April 1, 2005
ISBN-10 : 088177457X
ISBN-13 : 978-0881774573
Course – Dancing with Words
Participant: Dancing with Words by Ray Buckley (participant’s book) – Paperback – January 1, 2004
ISBN-10 : 0881774073
ISBN-13 : 978-0881774078
Course – Discovering our Spiritual Gifts *Class will only be offered via Zoom
Participant: Each One a Minister: Using God’s Gifts for Ministry by William J. Carter – Paperback – October 1, 2003
Course – Embracing Personal Prayer
Participant: Lord, Teach Us to Pray: A Study of Personal Prayer by Margie Burger – Paperback – July 1, 2009
ISBN-10 : 0881775703
ISBN-13 : 978-0881775709
Course – Polity (Living Our Methodist Beliefs)
Participant: The Method of Our Mission: United Methodist Polity & Organization by Laceye C. Warner – Paperback – July 15, 2014