Lay Servant Virtual Training-Spring 2021
Saturday, April 17, 9:00am-11:00am
Monday, April 19, 7:00pm-9:00pm
Monday, April 26, 7:00pm-9:00pm
Monday, May 3, 7:00pm-9:00pm
Monday, May 10, 7:00pm-9:00pm
Virtual Training through Zoom (must attend all 5 sessions to receive credit)
Registration Fee: $15 (Course Books will need to be ordered by participants. Please see details below.)
Registration deadline is April 12.
REGISTRATION LINK: https://www.umcsc.org/rockhillonlineregistration/
Contact: Lynne Tyner, Lay Servant Ministries Director, email@example.com, 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.
Afire with God: Stacey Newlon
This course helps participants develop a holistic understanding of stewardship.
Campus Ministry: Empowering Congregations to Support Students: Rev. Charlie Farnum
This course helps lay servants understand and communicate the key role played by local churches in nourishing the spiritual lives of college students through campus ministries.
Heritage: Living Our United Methodist Beliefs: Ken Spaulding
This course will explore the special gifts of theology, witness, and organization that The United Methodist Church brings to the church universal, how we got where we are today, and how our distinctive emphases are still needed in the 21st-century church.
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 – Afire with God
Participant: Afire with God by Betsy Schwarzentraub (participant’s book DR 520) – Paperback – November 1, 2007
ISBN-10 : 0881775207
ISBN-13 : 978-0881775204
Course – Campus Ministry
Participant: Campus Ministry: Empowering Congregations to Support Students at Colleges and Universities by Colleen Hallagan Preuninger (participant’s book DR935) – Paperback – May 1, 2020
ISBN-10 : 0881779350
ISBN-13 : 978-0881779356
Course – Heritage
Participant: Living Our Beliefs: The United Methodist Way by Kenneth L. Carder (participant’s book DR571)– Paperback – October 1, 2009