Leading Worship – Advanced Lay Servant (Frederick District)
Friday, October 27, 2017, 7:00 PM - Saturday, October 28, 2017, 4:00 PM
This advanced course in Lay Servant Ministries focuses on the ministry of the Lay Servant who either regularly or occasionally leads a group, class, organization, or the congregation in worship. The course is grounded in the classic patterns of Christian worship and the practices of leading worship. Participants will come to understand more about Christian worship in order to lead worship with more confidence. They will practice leading worship in a variety of formats throughout the course.
Any assignments by instructors will be e-mailed to the students.
Instructor: Pastor Lynn Wilson
Class schedule: Friday, Oct. 27, 7–10 pm; Saturday, Oct. 28, 8 am–4 pm
Required Text: Worshiping with United Methodists, by Hoyt L. Hickman. ISBN 13: 9780687335268. Required text will be purchased by the student.
Required text(s) need to be purchased prior to class and reading assignments need to be completed prior to attending class. Purchase your texts through:
- Cokesbury.com | Customer Service & Ordering 1-800-672-1789
- General Board of Discipleship
- Upperroom.org | Customer Service & Ordering 1-800-972-0433
- Other bookstores may also have the books you need
Be sure to keep a copy of the completion certificate. If you proceed to an advanced class and fill out an application to become a Certified Lay Servant, you will need to attach copies of your completion certificates for both classes to your application for approval by your Church Council or Charge Conference. Once you become a Certified Lay Servant, you will also need to submit all completion certificates copies along with a copy of your approved application with your annual report at your local church’s charge conference.
Registration Deadline: October 13, 2017
Cost: $85 online registration, $90 registration by mail
Register by mail: Send check payable to the BWC Treasurer and the completed registration form to:
BWC Western Region Office
Attn: Tonia Bennett
12 South Walnut St., Suite 101
Hagerstown, MD 21740