North East District - Fall Lay Servant Ministry Training
September 17/18, 2022
Asbury UMC | 16 College Dr., Orange Park
Classes will run on Saturday (9 a.m. - 5 p.m. - check-in begins at 8:30 a.m.) and Sunday (3 - 5:30 p.m.) with lunch and snacks provided on Saturday. The classes will be held on the dates and locations listed above. Class sizes are limited to 15 students per class. Cost is $30 per person. Be sure to register early. NO walk-in registrations please. If you want to register by check, please call Pam at the District Office at 904-396-3026 and she will help you get registered.
This training is open to all. If you are seeking to receive certification of re-certification credits you must attend all 10 hours of the training.
We are offering the following class selections (please note that you must purchase your own book in advance**):
September 17/18 Class Offerings @ Asbury UMC, Orange Park
- Basic Lay Servant Class – taught by Mr. Ron Coleman
Required Book: "Lay Servant Ministries" by Sandy Zeigler Jackson/Brian Jackson - ISBN # 978-0-88177-626-3*
- Advanced: Justice in Everyday Life – taught by Rev. Simon Osunlana.
Required book – Social Principles of the United Methodist Church 2017-2020 – ISBN #9781501835773**
- Advanced - Living Our United Methodist Beliefs – taught by Rev. Durwood Foshee, District Superintendent
Required book – Living Our Beliefs: The United Methodist Way by Kenneth L. Carder – ISBN #978-0-88177-571-6**
- Advanced - Leading Missional Small Groups – taught by Rev. Jennifer Ahrens-Sims
Required book – Transforming Community by Henry H. Knight III and F. Douglas Powe Jr. – ISBN #978-0-88177-754-3**