Lay Servant Ministries
Several times a year, BeADisciple.com hosts online courses which have been approved by the General Board of Discipleship as an advanced course in Lay Servant Ministries. These are designated by the GBOD logo “Learning and Leading.” While anyone is welcome to enroll for a great learning experience only those who have completed the Lay Servant Basic Course and have been certified as UM Lay Servants are eligible for re-certification through these courses. Some of the courses are also approved as advanced courses towards the Lay Speaker status. Listed below are the courses anticipated for 2014. If dates are not listed then dates may have not yet have been set. To inquire, email BeADisciple@sckans.edu.
For more information on Lay Servant Ministries: LSM Brochure and LSM Flyer from BeADisciple.com.
These first 5 courses meet the requirement for Certified Lay Servant (one advanced course every three years). In addition, these 5 courses meet the requirements for the Lay Speaker status. Click links for course descriptions.
Leading Public Prayer - September 8-19, 2014 - $60
Life Together in the United Methodist Connection - November 3-18, 2014 – $60
Living Our United Methodist Beliefs - November 3-18, 2014 – $60
Rediscovering Our Spiritual Gifts - September 22 to October 5, 2014 – $60
Your Ministry of Leading Worship 101 - September 8 to October 1, 2014 – $80
The following courses are advanced courses in Lay Servant Ministries which meet the requirement for Certified Lay Servant (one advanced course every 3 years). Click links for course descriptions.
Biblical Storytelling I - August 18-September 2, 2014 – $55
Come to the Table - August 18-September 2, 2014 – $55
Come to the Waters - August 18-September 2, 2014 – $55
Growing Spiritually Through Daily Discipline (Look for this course again in 2015)
Multimedia Technology in Worship for the Church Volunteer 101 (Look for this course again in 2015)
Biblical Storytelling II (Look for this course again in 2015)