Lay Servant Ministries

Lay Servant Ministry Courses: Teach Adults

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

Teach Adults diamond

This course is designed to help provide you, as church leaders,
with a basic understanding of the ways in which adults learn and grow.
This is one of two courses needed to become an Accredited Lay Servant Ministries Course Instructor for the North Texas Conference.


Participant – Start Here
by Barbara Bruce
DR303 978-0-88177-303-3 $11.00

Leader – Teach Adults
by Diana L. Hynson
DRPDF10 $8.00 (Available only by PDF download from Upper Room Bookstore.)


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.

Texts can be ordered through or (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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