GNSV Lay Servant Ministry

Classes are enrolling now! 

To register for classes, please click on the following Register for Lay Servant Classes. All classes are $45.00.  This includes registration and lunch for both days (Basic class includes book). Checks should be made payable to Gainesville District UMC and mailed to:
Gainesville District UMC
343 Northside Drive
Gainesville, GA  30501

All scheduled classes will be housed at St. Paul United Methodist Church on 404 Washington Street, Gainesville.  My hope is to move our classes around the district.  If you have a church or facility that you would like to recommend, please let me know. Please email Christopher Strickland or call 678-938-1999.

 

On February 7-8, we will be offering three classes: Polity, Prayer, and Basic.  Classes will start Feb. 7 at 6:00 p.m. and we will adjourn at 9:00 p.m.  You may register for classes by using the following link:  https://forms.gle/4NbZs7duKkqX4CoD6

Basic Class
Dates: February 7, 6 - 9 pm & February 8, 9am - 4pm (attendance at both days are required)
Location:  St. Paul UMC; 404 Washington Street, Gainesville, GA  30501
Teacher:  TBA
(Class Size: 5-10)
Basic books will be given out at the beginning of classes.

 

Polity Class

Dates: February 7, 6 - 9 pm & February 8, 9am - 4pm (attendance at both days are required)
Location:  St. Paul UMC; 404 Washington Street, Gainesville, GA  30501
Teacher:  TBA
(Class Size: 5-10)
We are recommending that you purchase your books on your own.   When the district orders the books for you they often do not arrive in enough time to get them to you before the class starts.  It also makes the district pay for shipping twice.

Polity: The Method of Our Mission by https://www.amazon.com/Method-Our-Mission-Methodist-Organization/dp/142676717X  

Prayer Class
Dates: February 7, 6 - 9 pm & February 8, 9am - 4pm (attendance at both days are required)
Location:  St. Paul UMC; 404 Washington Street, Gainesville, GA  30501
Teacher:  TBA
(Class Size: 5-10)
We are recommending that you purchase your books on your own.   When the district orders the books for you they often do not arrive in enough time to get them to you before the class starts.  It also makes the district pay for shipping twice.

Prayer: Shaping the Prayers of the People: The Art of Intercession Paperback – by Samuel Wells, Abigail Kocher  https://www.amazon.com/Shaping-Prayers-People-Art-Intercession/dp/080287097X/  


We will start back on Feb. 8 at 9:00 a.m. and go to 4:00 p.m. We will also be offering Basic, Worship, and Preaching on March 7th and 14th.  The time for those classes will be 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. each day.  You may register for classes by using the following link:  https://forms.gle/4NbZs7duKkqX4CoD6

Basic Class
Dates: March 7, 9 am - 4 pm & March 14, 9 am - 4 pm (attendance at both days are required)
Location:  St. Paul UMC; 404 Washington Street, Gainesville, GA  30501
Teacher:  TBA
(Class Size: 5-10)
Basic books will be given out at the beginning of classes.

 

Preaching Class

Dates: March 7, 9 am - 4 pm & March 14, 9 am - 4 pm (attendance at both days are required)
Location:  St. Paul UMC; 404 Washington Street, Gainesville, GA  30501
Teacher:  TBA
(Class Size: 5-10)
We are recommending that you purchase your books on your own.   When the district orders the books for you they often do not arrive in enough time to get them to you before the class starts.  It also makes the district pay for shipping twice.

Preaching:  From Pew to Pulpit (Print Book) A Beginner's Guide to Preaching Clifton F. Guthrie https://bookstore.upperroom.org/Products/AB6660/from-pew-to-pulpit.aspx  

Worship Class
Dates: March 7, 9 am - 4 pm & March 14, 9 am - 4 pm (attendance at both days are required)
Location:  St. Paul UMC; 404 Washington Street, Gainesville, GA  30501
Teacher:  TBA
(Class Size: 5-10)
We are recommending that you purchase your books on your own.   When the district orders the books for you they often do not arrive in enough time to get them to you before the class starts.  It also makes the district pay for shipping twice.

Worship Worshiping with United Methodists (Print Book) Hoyt L. Hickman https://bookstore.upperroom.org/Products/AB526/worshiping-with-united-methodists.aspx