Spring 2019 Lay Servant Academy Dates

Click on your district to see the upcoming academy dates.  Questions about academies should be directed to your district director.  Contact information can be found here.

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Feb. 2, 9, 16, 23, March 2; 9am-12:15pm

Evangel Heights UMC

114 N Ironwood Dr, South Bend, IN 46615

  • Preaching I
  • Preaching 2
  • Spiritual Gifts
  • Prayer
  • Polity
  • UM Heritage

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February 16 and February 23, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm (Register Here)

West Lafayette First United Methodist Church

1700 State Rd. 26 W., West Lafayette, IN  47906

  • Introduction to Lay Ministry: The BASIC Course
  • Called to Preach
  • Justice in Everyday Life (Social Principles of the UMC)

March 2, 8:00 am – 6:00 pm  (Register Here)

First United Methodist Church Winamac

300 N. Monticello St., Winamac, IN  46996

  • Introduction to Lay Ministry: The BASIC Course
  • Leading Prayer
  • Transforming Evangelism

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May 11, 2019 8:00am – 3:00 pm

Epworth UMC

6450 Allisonville Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46220

  • Introduction to Lay Ministries: The Basic Course
  • Living Together in the United Methodist Connection (Polity)
  • Preaching
  • Scouting Ministries

Contact Anthony Swinger (anthonyswinger@yahoo.com) for more information.

March 30, 2019 (More Information and Register Here)

Mt. Pleasant UMC

3050 E. Davis Drive, Terre Haute

  • BASIC LAY SERVANT CLASS
  • PREACHING: Message Preparation and Delivery
  • LEADING WORSHIP
  • LAY PASTORAL CARE GIVING
  • HERITAGE: Basic Beliefs / United Methodist Doctrinal Standards
  • DISCOVER YOUR SPIRITUAL GIFTS
  • LEADING IN PRAYER

Sundays, February 3, 10, 17, from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Riverside UMC

1201 N. Wheeling Street

Indianapolis, IN 47302

COURSES OFFERED

Basic Lay Servant Ministries
Discovering your Spiritual Gifts
You can preach!

LEARN MORE & REGISTER HERE!

Deadline to register is 2 weeks in advance of the class.  Assignments and books to order will be sent with confirmation email from the instructor once registration is received. Each workshop requires advanced written work. Hours in preparation for class assignments make up the 10 hours requirement.

Registration Form

January 26, 9am-6pm

Batesville UMC

106 S. Park Ave., Batesville 47006

  • Basic Course

March 9, 9am-6pm

Rockford UMC

1934 N. Ewing St., Seymour 47274
  • Spiritual Gifts

August 10, 9am-6pm

Rockford UMC

1934 N. Ewing St., Seymour 47274
  • Leading Worship
October 19, 9am-6pm
Batesville UMC
106 S. Park Ave., Batesville 47006
  • From Your Heart to theirs: Delivering an Effective Sermon

March 16, 8:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. (Register here)

Blue Grass UMC

Main Campus, 14200 Petersburg Road, Evansville, IN  47725

  • Basic
  • Leading Worship
  • Leading Prayer

March 23, 8am-6pm (Register Here)

Salem UMC

202 E Market St.  Salem, IN 47167

  • Introduction to Lay Ministry: The Basic Course
  • Discover Your Spiritual Gifts
  • Life Together in the United Methodist Connection
  • Living Our United Methodist Beliefs
  • Lay Servants Lead in Conflict Resolution

May 11, 8am-6pm (Register Here)

Salem UMC

202 E Market St.  Salem, IN 47167

  • Introduction to Lay Ministry: The Basic Course
  • Leading in Prayer
  • Leading Worship
  • Called to Preach
  • Lay Pastoral Caregiving

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West District: March 30 (Register Here)

Central District: May 11

South District: May 11 (Register Here)

West District: March 30 (Register Here)

Central District: May 11

South District: May 11 (Register Here)

Southeast District: October 19 (Registration Form)

West District: March 30 (Register Here)

West District: March 30 (Register Here)

South District: May 11 (Register Here)

West District: March 30 (Register Here)

South District: May 11 (Register Here)

Southeast District: August 10 (Registration Form)

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Central District: May 11

West District: March 30 (Register Here)

South District: May 11 (Register Here)