Lay Servant Ministry Courses: Living Our United Methodist Beliefs
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.
Living Our United Methodist Beliefs
Explore a basic explanation of the beliefs and practices of The United Methodist Church as defined in Part II of The Book of Discipline. Uncover a deeper understanding and experience of Christian faith as you embrace the United Methodist way.
Participant – Living Our Beliefs: The United Methodist Way
by Kenneth L. Carder
DR571 • 978-0-88177-571-6 • $13.00
A Brief History of The United Methodist Church
available as a free PDF download at: www.gbod.org/live-the-um-way/umc-history
Leader – A Leader’s Guide for Living Our Beliefs and A Brief History of The United Methodist Church
by George Hovaness Donigan
DRPDF606 • $8.00 (PDF download from Upper Room Bookstore.)
DR715 • $7.99 (print version from Upper Room Bookstore.
- February 5-23, 2018 (online). Contact: BeADisciple.com 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