Dates: Saturday, September 23 and Saturday, October 7, 2017 - The class will run from 9 am to 3 pm
Location: Trinity UMC, 415 Bridge Street, New Cumberland, PA 17070
Course 1: Preaching
Instructor: Dr.Dilip Abayasekara
This class is required for those who are working toward attaining the Certified Lay Speaker role. It can also be used as a renewal class for those who need to fulfill the requirement of taking a class every 3 years. Book to be used/purchased prior to class is “From Your Heart to Theirs, Delivering an Effective Sermon” by Tony Franks and David Carroll. ISBN 978-0-88177-536-5
Course 2: Polity
Instructor: Rev. Jen Williams
This class is required for those who are working toward attaining the Certified Lay Speaker role. It can also be used as a renewal class. Book to be used/purchased prior to class is “Polity, Practice, and the Mission of the UM Church” by Thomas Frank. ISBN 978-0-68733-531-2
Course 3: Conflict & Communication Part 2
Instructor: Rev. Elizabeth Givler
Prerequisite for this class is having taken Conflict & Communication part 1. Book to be used/purchased prior to class is ”Antagonists in the Church - How to Identify and Deal with Destructive Conflict” by Kenneth C Haugk, as well as the study guide by the same name. This book & study guide can be purchased on the Stephen Ministries website store.
*Books should be ordered by the individual, read, and then brought to class. Books are available through Cokesbury and Upper Room Ministries, Stephen Ministries, as well as Amazon.
Please bring a lunch with you.
Cost of each class: $35
Make check payable to "Susquehanna Conference" (Hbg.Dist. LSM on the memo line)
and mail with registration form to:
715 Fifteenth Street
New Cumberland, PA 17070
Flyer and Registration Form - Registration Deadline: September 6, 2017
In addition to the classes being offered by our district there are others offered throughout the conference.
There are also online courses available through the Board of Global Ministries: www.beadisciple.com/Lay-servantministries. These courses vary length and cost.