Lay Servant Ministry Courses: Justice in Everyday Life
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.
Justice in Everyday Life
Justice in Everyday Life takes an in-depth look at the Social Principles of The United Methodist Church — the church’s attempt to speak on contemporary issues with which it is confronted today. The book covers topics such as the following:
- Natural World
- Social Community
- Economic Community
- Political Community
- Biblical Foundations of the Social Principles
- Teaching the Social Principles
Participant – Social Principles of The United Methodist Church 2017-2020
ISBN 9781501835773 • $3.99 • Cokesbury
Leader – Justice in Everyday Life: A Look at the Social Principles of The United Methodist Church
by Rev. Neal Christie
ISBN 9780881776522 • $6.80
Item #: DR652 • $10.00
- February 4, 11, 19, 25, with commitment service on March 4, 2018: Metro District, site TBA. Contact Susan Grant to register.
- April 21 and 28, 2018: North Central District, site TBA. Contact Brett Smith 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