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DeKalb Fall Lay Academy

Location: Albany United Methodist Church, 502 1st Avenue, Albany, IL 61230

 October 19 and October 26.  

DeKalb District Fall Lay Servant Academy

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  • Lay Servant Ministries (Basic Course)
  • Living Our Beliefs: The United Methodist Way
  • Discover Your Spiritual Gifts
  • Leading in Prayer
  • Called to Preach – Basic Preaching
  • Transforming Evangelism

Five participants will be required for each class by October 11 or class will be canceled.

Each student must order their own book. Use the DR# if you order from Discipleship

Cost: $30.00 for the two Saturdays. ($35.00 for walk-ins) This includes lunch and snacks for both days. Teenagers attend FREE.

For more info: Rev. Dr. John P. Meyers, Academy Dean

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