Lay Servant Ministry Classes
SW District, NGUMC
March 11, 18, 25, 2023
9:00 am – 12:30 pm
Host Church: Thomaston First UMC
132 Cherokee Rd, Thomaston, GA 30286
Basic Lay Servant Ministry Class (requires pastor’s approval)
Instructor: Jan Sherwood
Book is Lay Servant Ministries: Basic Course, Sandy and Brian Jackson
Preaching (advanced core class)
Instructor: Rev. Dr. John Mattox
Book is From Pew to Pulpit, Clifton F. Guthrie
Conflict Resolution (non-core class)
Instructor: Fran Boggs
Book is The Spirit and Art of Conflict Transformation, Thomas Porter
Transforming Evangelism (non-core class)
Instructor: Sue Berg
Book is Transforming Evangelism, Henry H. Knight III and F. Douglas Powe, Jr.
To register, go to the NGUMC website, https://www.ngumc.org/courseschedules. The cost for each class is $42. The participant book is not included in the enrollment fee and is purchased separately. In addition to the classes offered by the eight districts, the North Georgia Conference also offers self-directed online classes via Google Classroom. To enroll in any of those classes, go to https://www.ngumc.org/onlineclasses.
The certified Lay Speakers of the Southwest District are well-trained, prepared, and eager to fill your pulpit whenever you have a need. Whether you are planning a vacation or something comes up at the last minute, please take advantage of this valuable service.
To schedule a certified Lay Speaker for pulpit supply at your church, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 470-217-2173. We’ll do our best to accommodate the request.