Upcoming 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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Basic Class for Lay Servant Ministries: April 7, 14, 21, 28, May 5 – Details and Registration

Hybrid Options

Northwest District Called to Preach: October 19, 26, and November 9, 2024 – Details and Registration 

North District

North District Lay Servant Mini Academy: April 7, 14, 21, 28 – Details and Registration 

North District Warsaw Lay Academy: June 15 and 22 – Details and Registration

Northeast District

Northeast District Leading Worship: April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 – Details and Registration

Northeast District Spring Lay Servant Academy: May 11 and 18 – Details and Registration

 

 

Northwest District

Northwest District In-Person Lay Servant Academy: September 14, 2024 – Details and Registration

Northwest District Called to Preach: October 19 and 26, 2024 – Details and Registration 

North Central District

North Central Climate Justice: A Call to Hope and Action: January 8, 9, 10, 11,12, 2024 – Details and Registration

North Central In-Person Lay Servant Academy: April 6, 2024- Details and Registration

Central District

Central District In-Person Lay Servant Academy: May 11 – Details and Registration

 

West District

West District LSA: February 24, 2024 – Details and Registration 

West District LSA: April 13, 2024 – Details and Registration 

West District LSA: September 28, 2024 – Details and Registration 

West District LSA: November 30, 2024 – Details and Registration 

East District

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Southeast District

Southeast District Lay Servant Academy: April 27 – Details and Registration

 

Southwest District

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South District

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Introduction to Lay Ministry: Basic Course

Basic Class for Lay Servant Ministries: April 7, 14, 21, 28, May 5 – Details and Registration

Central District In-Person Lay Servant Academy: May 11 – Details and Registration

North District Warsaw Lay Academy: June 15 and 22 – Details and Registration

Northwest District In-Person Lay Servant Academy: September 14, 2024 – Details and Registration

West District LSA: September 28 – Details and Registration 

West District LSA: November 30 – Details and Registration

Called to Preach

West District LSA: September 28 – Details and Registration 

Northwest District Called to Preach: October 19, 26, and November 9, 2024 – Details and Registration 

West District LSA: November 30 – Details and Registration

Spiritual Gifts
West District LSA: September 28 – Details and Registration 
Leading Public Prayer

Central District In-Person Lay Servant Academy: May 11 – Details and Registration

Northwest District In-Person Lay Servant Academy: September 14, 2024 – Details and Registration

West District LSA: November 30 – Details and Registration

Leading Worship

Northeast District Leading Worship: April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 – Details and Registration

Southeast District LSA: April 27 – Details and Registration

Leading Missional Small Groups

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Living our United Methodist Beliefs

North District Lay Servant Academy: February 3, 10, 17, 24, and March 2, 2024 – Details and Registration 

West District LSA: February 24, 2024 – Details and Registration 

Northwest District In-Person Lay Servant Academy: March 9, 2024 – Details and Registration

North Central In-Person Lay Servant Academy: April 6, 2024- Details and Registration

Polity

Central District In-Person Lay Servant Academy: May 11 – Details and Registration

Lay Servants Lead in Conflict Resolution

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Advanced: Lay Pastoral Caregiving

West District LSA: April 13 – Details and Registration 

Southeast District LSA: April 27 – Details and Registration

West District LSA: September 28 – Details and Registration 

Transforming Evangelism

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Lay Servants as Christian Transformational Leaders

Central District In-Person Lay Servant Academy: May 11 – Details and Registration

West District LSA: November 30 – Details and Registration

Exploring a Culture of Care for a Caring Congregation

Northwest District In-Person Lay Servant Academy: September 14, 2024 – Details and Registration

A Better Connection

Central District In-Person Lay Servant Academy: May 11 – Details and Registration

Afire with God - Becoming Spirited Stewards

North District Warsaw Lay Academy: June 15 and 22 – Details and Registration

Accountable Discipleship - Living in God's Household

North District Warsaw Lay Academy: June 15 and 22 – Details and Registration