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Lake South Lay Academy Spring 23

Location: Online Via Zoom or Phone

2023 Spring Lake South Lay Academy

2 Saturdays
March 4th & 11th, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Cost $10

Attend Via Zoom or Phone

Online registration

Classes offered: All class times must be attended to receive course credit.

  1. Basis Course: The Basic Course is the foundation for all courses in Lay Servant Ministries. The three aspects are: Leading, Caring and Communicating.
    Book: Basic Course-Lay Servant Ministries: Participant's Book by Sandy Zeigler Jackson & Brian Jackson
    Instructor: Jessica Houston, CLS
  2. Aging and Ministry in the 21st Century:This course is a practical guide for building ministry for older adults.
    Book: Aging and Ministry in the 21st Century by Richard H. Gentzler,Jr.
    Instructor: Lois Nemeth,CLS
  3. Accountable Discipleship: This course focuses on the concept of the household of God, Scripture as divine revelation,Wesleyan understanding of grace.
    Book: Accountable Discipleship by Steven W. Manskar
    Instructor: Glynis Massey, CLS
  4. For the Common Good: Discovering and Using Your Spiritual Gifts: This course offers a scriptural understanding of spiritual gifts as always given" for the common good. " By helping participants identify and link their gifts,abilities , and sense of calling , Laity will learn the powerful connection between spiritual gifts and vocational discernment.
    Book: For the Common Good: Discovering and Using Your Spiritual Gifts by Christine Harman
    Instructor: Dawn Shires, CLS
  5. Living Our Beliefs: The United Methodist Way: This course will explore the special gifts of theology, witness, and organization that The United Methodist Church brings to the church universal.
    Book: Living Our Beliefs: The United Methodist Way by Kenneth L. Carder
    Instructor: Darryl D. Harris, CLS

All books may be purchased at your favorite bookseller.

Online registration

Registration can also be mailed to
Mildred Cross: Register,1445 W. 63rd St. Chicago, IL 60636 
make check out to Lake South Lay Servant Ministry

QUESTIONS? contact Irma Clark - irmklarc@aol.com

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