Lay Servant Ministries

Lay Servant Ministry Courses: Theology

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.

Theology diamond

“Theology – the Basics” explores some of the basic ideas and vocabulary of Christian theology. This course also addresses The Apostle’s Creed, 2000 years of key debates that have influenced Christian thinking, who has shaped Christian theology through the centuries, and why Christian theology is important to church laity. [Course developed by North Texas Conference Lay Servant Ministries]

TEXT

Participant – Theology: The Basics, 3rd ed.
by Alister E. McGrath
ISBN 9780470656754 $30.00

Leader – Contact John Barham for curriculum information.

SCHEDULED

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.

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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