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DeKalb District Lay Academy

Location: Mendota: First, 100 East 6th Street, Mendota, IL 61342

* * * CANCELLED * * *

Saturday, March 14 and 21, 8am to 3pm 

DeKalb District Lay Academy

Register online

Flyer coming soon.

Cost $30 online / $35 walk-ins includes lunch and snacks for both days. Teenagers attend free. Registration closes at 5pm Friday, March 6. (Class will be cancelled if less than five participants register.)

Classes and Required Books
Each student must order their own book. Use the DR# if ordering from Discipleship Resources and the title if you order from Cokesbury or Amazon

Introduction to Lay Ministries (Basic Lay Servant Course)
Instructor: Serina Blasdall CLS/LS
Book: "Lay Servant Ministries" by Sandy Zigler/Brian Jackson

Discovering Your Spiritual Gifts
Instructor: Marcia Peddicord CLM
Book: "Each One a Minister" by William J. Carter

Leading Worship
Instructor: Rod Benavidez CLS, DeKalb Director of LS Ministries
Book: "Worshipping with United Methodists" by Hoyt Hickman

Accountable Discipleship
Instructor: Rev. Dr. John Meyers, Ret. DeKalb Lay Academy Dean
"Accountable Discipleship" by Steven W. Manskar

Questions? Contact Rev. Dr. John P. Meyers, Academy Dean at 815-252-8233 or

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