We are excited to offer our next Lay Servant Ministry Advanced Class entitled "Called to Preach" in Middleburg!
The class, taught by Rev. Brian Sanderson, Senior Pastor of Middleburg UMC, is designed for those who have not completed formal preaching training, for pastors seeking a basic refresher course, and for others who are called upon to preach in a pastor's absence. This class will be offered in four sessions and will be held on the following dates:
August 1, 2019, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
August 8, 2019, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
August 15, 2019, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
August 22, 2019, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
All classes will be held at Middleburg UMC, 3925 Main Street, Middleburg, FL 32068. You MUST attend all classes in order to receive certification. Homework will be assigned after each session. If you are unable to attend all of the sessions, please do not register. Class size is limited to 12 people.
Cost is $20 per person. We will NOT provide food during this training, so feel free to bring your own drinks and snacks.
The required book is "From Pew to Pulpit", by Clifton F. Guthrie. ISBN #978-0-678706-660-5. This book is available on Cokesbury.com, Amazon.com and other online sites. Please purchase the book in advance of the class. Registration deadline is July 15, 2019. However, registration may close earlier if all 12 slots fill up.
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