Lay Servant training prepares the laity to be in ministry through caring, communication and leadership.
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All classes require a total of 10 hours attendance. The Session fee is $45. Cost includes dinner on Friday and lite breakfast and lunch on Saturday, as well as the basic texts required.
Note: Lay Servant certification expires after three years.
Basic LSM - English - Led by Rev. Jeanine Clontz, Senior Pastor, Flagler Beach UMC
Basic LSM - Spanish - Led by Wilkins Rodriguez and Israel Suarez, Certified Lay Servants
After completing a Basic LSM class and an Advanced LSM class, you will be a Certified Lay Servant.
Discover Your Servant Profile - English - Led by Jim Boesch, Co-Director of Lay Servant Ministries
This Spiritual Gifts, Personal Style and Ministry Passion Assessment course is designed to get the right people, in the right places, for the right reasons, at the right time in our local churches to help maximize their kingdom-building and serving potential.
Shaping the Prayers of the People: The Art of Intercession - English - Led by Rev. Kate Ling
At once inspirational and practical, this book empowers and equips lay people and clergy alike to offer heartfelt, informed, and appropriate prayers on behalf of the people of God. As Samuel Wells and Abigail Kocher say, "Interceding in public worship is a duty. This book is intended to make it a joy."
Descubriendo y Desplegando Nuestros Dones Espirituales - Spanish - Led by Revs Carmen & Leo Rodriguez
Para utilizar personalmente o en grupos pequeños encuentra el lugar que te corresponde dentro del cuerpo de Cristo. Cuando conozcas y uses tus dones espirituales, podrás participar en el ministerio que Dios creó para ti personalment. Será un ministerio lleno de fruto y satisfacción.
Conflict Resolution First-Responders - English - Led by Lennie Burke and Mike Mailman, Certified Lay Servants
The church needs first responders - people who can help snuff out small flames of conflict before they have a change to cause harm. This class will equip Lay Servants to intervene and help others through the conflict. Completion of the previous advanced class, Peacemaking: Resolving Everyday Conflict is helpful but not required.
The Florida Conference of The United Methodist Church
450 Martin L King Jr Ave
Lakeland, FL 33815
(863) 688-5563 or toll free (800) 282-8011