Lay Servants - CWM

 

Connecticut / Western Massachusetts District

District Director of Lay Servant Ministries:

Stephanie Cyr

(860) 376-9760

Cyrbrass@gmail.com

 

Lay Servant Ministry Courses

CT/WMA District

Special Course being offered for “Lay Servants” only!

Contemplative Small Group Leadership – The goal of the class is to give participants a knowledge of how a retreat can develop, enrich and encourage their church’s spiritual formation.  Participantss will be required to read “Be Still” by Jane Vannard before the first class.

Lay Servants from outside the district may attend, but they will not be able to receive certification credit.

Each participant should purchase their own book for the class.  It is available from CBD for about $14.00.  It is also available from Amazon.com.  The kindle edition is $9.99 and the paperback is $12.32.

Dates:  Saturday, August 25th, 2018 -Time:  9:30AM – 3:30PM

            Saturday, September 15th, 2018 – Time 9:30AM – 2:30PM

 

Location:  First United Methodist Church

                 29 Puddin Lane, Mansfield, CT 06250

Leader:  Pastor Jim Mercurio (860) 423-1130

Registration for Lay Servants is $15.00

For more information and the registration form click here.  Registration dead line: July 25, 2018

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Basic Course October 2018

Basic Course – 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 hold members accountable in their discipleship.

            (Note:  To enroll in the Basic Course, participants are required to provide a letter of recommendation from their pastor and chair of Administrative Board/Church Council.  In addition, they need to submit, in writing, their reasons for wanting to become a lay servant.)

                          Dates/Time:    Sat. October 6 & 20, 2018      9:00 am – 2:30 pm

                                  Location:  Hope United Methodist Church

 31 Main St., Belchertown, MA 01007

 Leader:    George Button

Return this completed form along with any other information requested and a check for $25.00 for Basic Class (made out to New England Conference) before the course registration deadline to: George Button, (registrar), 21 Hampden Street, Northampton MA 01060-4256.

Any questions contact George Button, Registrar at 413-584-3189 or at geobtn70@gmail.com.

All participants are required to attend both scheduled classes (10 hours) in order to receive certification credit.

For more information and the registration form click here.  Registration dead line: September 25, 2018

 

For further questions or information on the upcoming classes, contact Stephanie Cyr (District Director, Lay Servant Ministries) (860) 375-9760 or cyrbrass@gmail.com.