Leading Worship

Every Monday, from 09/23/2019 to 10/21/2019, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: Trinity UMC (Frederick), 703 West Patrick St, Frederick, MD US 21701-4029
Group: District Bloggers, Staff
Cost: $35.00

Advanced courses are for those who have completed a Basic Instruction class and have been approved to become a certified lay servant or is a certified lay speaker who needs to complete their three-year requirement to re-certify.

This course focuses on the ministry of the lay servant who either regularly or occasionally leads a group or congregation in worship.

This course can be used for certification or re-certification and is also approved as a course for the Certified Lay Speaker track.

Required Text: “Worshiping with United Methodist by Hoyt L. Hickman;
ISBN: #9780687335268 – Cost $11.99
Where: Trinity United Methodist Church, 703 W Patrick St, Frederick,
MD 21701
Instructor: CLM: Sherry Crockett
Date: 9/23 – 10/21 – Five Mondays
Time: 7:00 pm -9:00 pm

(Registration Deadline: September 9, 2019)

  • The Frederick District Lay Servant Committee reserves the right to cancel classes for insufficient registration and will give as much notice as possible, so you can register for another class or request a refund.
  • No babysitting services are offered.
  • No absences are permitted for classes that are to be completed on a 2-day time frame.
  • Classes that are one day on a 5-week time frame may have a one-day excused absence for an unusual hardship. However, left up to the discretion of the instructor, the student should make up the session missed. 
CLASS COST: Does not include the required text
  • Paper registration – complete paper Registration Form making sure to mark the class you are registering for and send it with a $40 check made payable to the BWC Treasurer and mailed to: BWC Western Region Office, Attn: Tonia Bennett, Lay Servant Academy, 703 W Patrick St, Frederick, MD 21701
  • Online registration with credit card - $35
Required text(s) need to be purchased prior to class by the student and
reading assignments that are sent by the instructor need to be completed prior to attending class. The texts may be purchased through:

Be sure to keep a copy of the certificate you will receive upon completion of the course. It will be needed along with a signed and approved Certified Lay Servant and Certified Lay Speaker Application to become a Certified Lay Servant. You will also need copies of both the Basic completion certificate and the advanced completion certificate for your annual report for Church Conference each year.


Please contact Tonia Bennett, 410-309-3480, for a paper registration


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