Lay Servant Ministry Courses: Called to Preach
All laity are invited to participate in Lay Servant Ministries courses, not just persons seeking to become a Local Lay Servant or Certified Lay Servant.
Called to Preach [NEW]
Called to Preach and You Can Preach! are courses 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.
Participant – From Pew to Pulpit
by Clifton F. Guthrie
ISBN 978-0-88177-375-0 • (Cokesbury) $10.71
Leader – Called to Preach!
by Dawn Chesser
DRPDF876 • $8.00 (PDF only)
- March 10 and 24, 2018: East District. Location FUMC Deport, 177 Pecan St., Deport, TX 75435. Contact Lori Massey to register.
General Information about Advanced Courses
Advanced courses equip the Local Lay Servant for service in many facets of lay ministry and congregational leadership. Completion of one Advanced Course after the Basic Course is required to become a Certified Lay Servant. Specified Advanced Courses are required to achieve the designation of Lay Speaker.
Watch for these symbols next to the course title:
Core Advanced Courses are recommended as your first advanced LSM courses after the Basic Course is completed.
Meets a requirement for Lay Speaker designation
Meets a requirement for course instructor accreditation