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Greater Southwest District Lay Servant Courses

April 11, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until May 16, 2019

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Courses are free – order your own book and bring a sack lunch.
You must attend all sessions to earn credit for the course.
Registration deadline is one week prior to the first session.
Courses with fewer than 4 people will be canceled.

Basic Course
Led by Pastor Matt West
Required book: Lay Servant Ministries Basic Course Participant’s Book by Sandy Jackson

This course is foundational for all courses in Lay Servant Ministries. Participants are encouraged to discover and employ personal spiritual gifts and to consider the importance of exercising servant leadership, developing future leaders, remaining rooted in consistent spiritual practices, and being part of a group that holds members accountable in their discipleship.


Called to Preach
Led by Rev. Jeanne Garza
Required book: From Pew to Pulpit by Clifton F. Guthrie

This course 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 is the required preaching course for Certified Lay Speaker status.


April 11, 2019
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Coldwater UMC
26 Marshall St
Coldwater, MI 49036 United States
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(517) 279-8402


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