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Basic Lay Servant Ministries Class 2023

Attention all lay servants!

The Connecticut District of the New York Annual Conference is pleased to announce the first Basic Lay Servant Ministries class of 2023.  If you feel called to do more to serve our communities and people of the United Methodist Church, this class is the first step toward earning laity credentials.

The Basic Lay Servant Ministries class will begin on Saturday, January 14. The ten-hour/five session class is scheduled as follows via Zoom:

Dates (all sessions run from 8:30 am – 10:30 am):
Saturday, January 14
Saturday, January 28
Saturday, February 4
Saturday, February 18
Saturday, February 25

** Attendance is required at all sessions to earn completion credit.  Also, participants must have a copy of the participant’s book (see below). All participants must be 17 years or older and confirmed members of the United Methodist Church. **

Required Book:    Lay Servant Ministries – Basic Course Participant’s Book by Sandy Jackson with Brian Jackson (ISBN 978-0-88177-626-3). You can purchase the book through Amazon or Cokesbury.  Order your book in time to read the introduction and session/chapter one prior to our first class. Check with your local church office. There might be a copy available for your use.

Click here to register today!  Registrations are due by January 11, 2023.

We look forward to sharing in the beginning of your lay ministry journey with a full Basic Lay Servant Ministries class on January 14.

Questions?  Contact Bill Florin, District Co-Lay Leader and Co-facilitator for the class


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