ATHN Lay Servants



Athens-Elberton District Lay Servant Classes and Information

Learning and Leading

God is calling each of us to be witnesses who proclaim the presence and power of God through all that we are and all that we do.  Is God calling you to a new way of service?  A Lay Servant is… an active. supportive, eager to serve member of the church; Well-informed on Scripture, and on the doctrine, heritage, organization, and life of the United Methodist Church; Committed to witnessing through church and community leadership, care-giving ministries, and spoken communications; Willing to improve his/her skills by training for service.

April 2018 Classes and Information:  

Cost: $40.00 per course. Registration deadline:  Two weeks prior to first class

Click here for registration form:registration-form-for-lay-servant-classes-athens-elberton-district-1 or Mail Completed Applications & check payable to “Athens-Elberton District” to:

 Kay Haugen, ATHN Director of Lay Servant Ministries
131 Ridgewood Lane
Jefferson, GA 30549

Questions? Email Kay Haugen at -


Instructor: Amanda Padovano
This introductory class to the lay servant ministry program requires a pastor’s signature on the registration form.


Instructor: Dr. Kay Haugen


Called to Preach: From Pew to Pulpit     
Instructor: Rev. Billy Pittman
This is a new Preach class. If you need an advanced class and did not take this in October at St. James, it is a good class for veterans and well as newbies.


Saturday, April 21 and April 28

Redwine UMC
3548 Redwine Church Road
Canon, GA 30520