Lay Servant Ministries

Lay Servant Ministry Courses: Basic Course

Lay Servant MinistriesAll laity are invited to participate in Lay Servant Ministries courses, not just persons seeking to become a Local Lay Servant or Certified Lay Servant.

Basic Course

This course is the foundation for all the other Learning & Leading courses for Lay Servant Ministries, and is required to become a Local Lay Servant, Certified Lay Servant and Lay Speaker. In this course you are encouraged to discover and employ personal spiritual gifts as God intended. Participants are invited 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. The course offers guidelines for best practices as a church leader and in mission and ministry in the community and in daily life.


Lay Servant Ministries Basic Course
by Sandy Zeigler Jackson and Brian Jackson
Participant’s Book DR552 978-0-88177-552-5 $11.00
Participant’s Book (Spanish) DR 676 $11.00 or as a download DRPDF582 $5.00
Leader’s Guide DR551 978-0-88177-551-8 $11.00
Leader’s Guide (Spanish) DR 679 $11.00 or as a download DRPDF581 $5.00

Texts can be ordered through or (use ISBN order #) or Upper Room Bookstore (use DR item #)


  • April 21 and 28, 2018: North Central District Site TBA. Contact Brett Smith to register.

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