Called to Preach – Advanced Course

Friday, March 11, 2022, 6:30 PM - Saturday, March 12, 2022, 5:00 PM

Called to Preach is designed for those who have not completed formal preaching training who may be called upon to preach in a pastor’s absence. Participants will: (1) examine the role of the sermon in the Service of Worship and see it as a proclamation of the Good News and (2) work through the stages in sermon preparation from message topic to the final manuscript. This is one of the courses included in the Certified Lay Speaker track.

Zoom Meeting: Class will be held via Zoom. Information for joining the class will be provided prior to the class start date.  Participants must remain on the screen throughout the class.

Dates and Time:  Friday, March 11, 6:30 PM- 8:30 PM and Saturday, March 12, 8:30 AM- 5:00 PM

Instructor: CLM Shirlette Boysaw ( )

Required Text: From Pew to Pulpit (Course Participant Book) by Clifton F. Guthrie, ISBN 13: 978-0687066605

Class Assignments: Please read the book prior to class. To pass the class, participants must attend each session and complete all required assignments in the requested timeframe.

Online Registration Only: $35

Registration Deadline: March 4, 2022  

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