Lay Servant Ministry Courses: Caring for Those Who Grieve
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.
Caring for Those Who Grieve
This course extends the Lay Pastoral Care course to focus on caring for those who experience grief from various losses, including death of loved ones, employment loss, family changes, and relocation. [Course developed by North Texas Conference Lay Servant Ministries]
Participant – Materials will be provided through the course instructor.
Leader – Contact John Barham for curriculum information.
No sessions of this course are currently scheduled.
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