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Annapolis District Lay Servant Academy

2018 Annapolis District Lay Servant Academy

The Annapolis District has many dates/locations to choose from. Register for any of the following through the button below:
Feel free to register for more than one class.

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 SOUTH COUNTY OFFERINGS

Web/Registration title: Introduction to Lay Ministry: The BASIC Course

Instructor: Anita Wamble, CLM
Location: St. Matthew’s – 6234 Shady Side Rd., Shady Side, MD 20764
Dates and times: Thursdays, April 12-May 10, 7-9 p.m.                 
Registration Deadline: April 1

In this course, participants are assisted in discerning and responding to God’s particular call on their lives. Students are encouraged to recognize and employ their spiritual gifts for the church to become what God intended them to be. It offers guidelines for optimal communication in leadership. It also presents types of ministries in which lay servants may be effective leaders. Required Text: Lay Servant Ministries Basic Course; Sandy Ziegler Jackson and Brian Jackson. ISBN: 978-0881776263  $11.00


Web/Registration title: Leading Worship

Instructor: Rev. Taysie Phillips
Location: St. Paul UMC, St. Matthew’s – 6234 Shady Side Rd., Shady Side, MD 20764-9685
Dates and Times: Thursdays, April 12-May 10, 7-9 p.m.
Registration Deadline: April 1

This course focuses on the ministry of the Lay Servant who either regularly or occasionally leads a group or congregation in worshipRequired text: Worshiping with United Methodists (REVISED). Hoyt Hickman.  ISBN: 978-0687335268  $11.99


Web/Registration title: Lay Pastoral Care Giving

Instructor: Rev. Marvin Wamble
Location: St. Matthews 6234 Shady Side Rd., Shady Side, MD 20764-9685
Dates and Times: Thursdays, April 12-May 10, 7-9 p.m.
Registration Deadline: April 1

This course offers insights into the lifespan and the dynamics of contemporary life to help church leaders reach out with God's love and care to others. Required Text: Lay Pastoral Care Giving, Tim Farabaugh. ISBN: 978-0881775549    $18.00 (Cokesbury)



NORTH COUNTY OFFERINGS

Web/registration title: Introduction to Lay Ministry: The BASIC Course

Instructor: Barry Oren, CLM, District Lay Leader
Location: Trinity (Annapolis) – 1300 West Street, Annapolis, MD 21401
Dates and time: Tuesday, April 10, 7-9 p.m.
Registration Deadline: April 1

In this course, participants are assisted in discerning and responding to God’s particular call on their lives. Students are encouraged to recognize and employ their spiritual gifts for the church to become what God intended them to be. It offers guidelines for optimal communication in leadership. It also presents types of ministries in which lay servants may be effective leaders. Required Text: Lay Servant Ministries Basic Course; Sandy Ziegler Jackson and Brian Jackson. ISBN: 978-0881776263 $11.00


Web/Registration title:  From Your Heart to Theirs: Delivering an Effective Sermon

Instructor:  Rev. Chris Owens
Location: Trinity (Annapolis) 1300 West Street, Annapolis, MD 21401-3612
Dates and Times: Tuesdays, April 10-May 8, 7-9 pm
Registration Deadline: April 1

Moving beyond the basics of public speaking and the foundations necessary for preparing an engaging sermon, this course also includes types of sermons---from exegetical to topical and children’s sermons—as well as how to find a story, use the hymnal, and how to move from communication on paper to beyond the paper. Required text:  From Your Heart to Theirs: Delivering an Effective Sermon. Tony Franks and David Carroll. ISBN: 978-0881775365   $6.00


Web/Registration title: Leading Bible Study  

Instructor: Rev. Gregory McNeal
Location: Trinity (Annapolis) 1300 West Street, Annapolis, MD 21401-3612
Dates and Times:  Tuesdays, April 10-May 8, 7-9 p.m.
Registration Deadline: April 1

This course opens a new world for many lay servants who have not had professional training in biblical interpretation.  It reminds us as United Methodists that Bible study and biblical interpretation are a core part of our spiritual journey.  Required text: Biblical Interpretation. ISBN: 978-0687016082  $18.75


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