TRI-State Lay Servant Courses

WhenSaturday, March 10, 2018 at 9:00 AM to 2:30 PM
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WhereThornton Heights United Methodist Church
100 Westbrook St.
South Portland, ME 04106-5234

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lay servant courses february 2018.pdf

Saturdays, Feb. 24 March 3 & 10, 2018  
(Potential Snow Date- March 17, 2018)

9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. (with a lunch break – please bring a bag lunch)

Basic Course:  Lay Servant Ministries 
Course Description:  This course is foundational for all courses in lay servant ministries. Participants are encouraged to discover and employ personal spiritual gifts as God intended and to consider the importance of exercising servant leadership, developing future leaders, remaining rooted in consistent spiritual practices, and being part of a group that holds members accountable in their discipleship

Required Text: Lay Servant Ministries, Basic Course, Sandy Zeigler Jackson and Brian Jackson - ISBN: 9780881776263. List Price is $11.00 This text is available from several sources including The Upper Room Bookstore and cokesbury.com. It is required and you must obtain a copy and bring it with you to our first class. Please read Chapters 1 and 2 prior to the first session. If cost is prohibitive, check with your church – some churches have scholarships available.

Advanced Course:   Living our Methodist Beliefs  
Course Description:  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.

Required Text: Living Our Beliefs: The United Methodist Way,  Kenneth L. Carder  - ISBN: 9780881775716. List Price is $13. This text is available from several sources including The Upper Room Bookstore and cokesbury.com. It is required, and you must obtain a copy and bring it with you to our first class.

Please read Chapters 1-3 prior to the first session. If cost is prohibitive, check with your church – some churches have scholarships available.

Click the attached document above to find the registration form.