Lay Servant Ministries

Lay Servant Ministry Courses: Justice in Everyday Life

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

TEXT

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

SCHEDULED

No sessions of this course are currently scheduled.

General Information about Advanced Courses

Advanced courses equip the laity 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.

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

Watch for these symbols next to the course title:

North Texas Conference Lay Servant Ministries Core Advanced Courses are recommended as your first advanced LSM courses after the Basic Course is completed.
North Texas Conference Lay Servant Ministries Meets a requirement for Lay Speaker designation
North Texas Conference Lay Servant Ministries Meets a requirement for course instructor accreditation

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