Fall 2019 Lay Servant Academy Dates

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

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September 28, 8am-6pm     Register Here

St. Andrew UMC
4703 N. 50 W
West Lafayette, IN

  • Basic Course
  • Discover Your Spiritual Gifts
  • Lay Pastoral Care-giving

October 5th 10am-5pm; October 6th 1pm-5pm      Register Here

Parkview UMC
1785 St. Rte 19
Peru, IN

  • Basic Course
  • Living Our United Methodist Beliefs
  • Lay Servants Lead in Conflict Resolution

October 13 & 27 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm (Registration coming soon)

  • Online Preaching Course
    • Instructor: Rev. Jason Rice


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November 9, 2019; 8am-3pm  (Registration Coming Soon)

Epworth UMC
6450 Allisonville Road
Indianapolis, IN 46220

  • Introduction the Lay Servant Ministries: The BASIC Course
  • Building Disciples and Building Communities
  • Called to Preach

Saturday, Nov. 9

Temple UMC in Terre Haute

Course list coming soon!

September 21 & 28  Register Here

New Castle First UMC

Courses Offered:

  • Basic Lay Servant Ministries
  • Life Together in the UMC (Polity)
  • Leading Worship
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.

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August 10, 9am-6pm

Rockford UMC

1934 N. Ewing St., Seymour 47274
  • Leading Worship

September 14

Brookville UMC

150 E 8th St, Brookville, IN 47012

  • Introduction to Lay Ministry: The BASIC Course
October 19, 9am-6pm
Batesville UMC
106 S. Park Ave., Batesville 47006
  • From Your Heart to theirs: Delivering an Effective Sermon

September 21, 2019 (Register Here)

Blue Grass UMC, Evansville

  • United Methodist Connection (Polity)
  • UMC Heritage
  • Lay Care Giving

**LSM courses will be offered on a continuous basis every other Saturday at Jacob Finger UMC (139 N 8th St, Mitchell, IN 47446).  Contact Elaine Newlin (stcynn@gmail.com) for the latest information.

August 10, 24; Sept. 7, 21  (Still Accepting Participants)

Jacob Finger UMC
139 N 8th St, Mitchell, IN 47446

  • Accountable Discipleship

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Central District – Nov. 9

Central District – Nov. 9

Northwest (Online): October 13 & 27 5:30 – 8:30 pm (Registration coming soon)

Southeast District: October 19 (Registration Form)

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Southeast District: August 10 (Registration Form)

Central District: Nov. 9

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*Online Course*: May 13, 20; June 10, 17; July 1   (Register Here)

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Meridian Street UMC: June 12, 2019  9am-8pm  (Registration Instructions)

*This course was intentionally scheduled for the day of the opening worship for Annual Conference.  Participants will be able to leave early to attend opening worship.