You are invited to join us for the Lay Servant Ministries Academy to begin or continue training for living out the call to make disciples for the transformation of our churches, communities, and world.
Cost: $20 per person
Payment Information: Visa and MasterCard accepted
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Check payments must be mailed within 7 days of registration. Please include a copy of your invoice with your check.
Make checks payable to INUMC
Attn: Lisa Timmerman
301 Pennsylvania Parkway, #300
Indianapolis, IN 46280
No Cancellations/No refunds
Select one class:
- Basic Lay Servant Ministries: This course is foundational for all courses in lay servant ministries. Participants are encouraged to discover and employ the personal spiritual gifts as God intended and to consider the importance of exercising servant leadership, developing future leaders, remaining rooted in constant spiritual practices, and being part of a group that holds members accountable in their discipleship. You will also learn a few best practices as a church leader for mission and ministry in the community – and in your daily life. Expect to have fun along the way! You will need to order this textbook – Lay Servant Ministries Participant’s Book Authors: Sandy Ziegler & Brian Jackson ISBN: 978-0-88177-626-3
- Polity Advanced Course: Life Together in the United Methodist Connection The course gives participants an overview of the structure and organization of The United Methodist Church. A recent copy of the Book of Discipline would be helpful for this class. You will need to order this textbook: Polity, Practice, and the Mission of The United Methodist Church Author: Thomas Edward Frank ISBN: 978-0-68733-531-2
- Heritage Advanced Course: Living Our United Methodist Beliefs This course will explore the special lifts 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. You will need to order this textbook: Living Our Beliefs: The United Methodist Way Author: Kenneth L Carter ISBN: 978-88177-571-6