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Prairie Central Spring Lay Academy

Location: First UMC Lombard, IL 155 S. Main Street

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Prairie Central District Lay Academy Spring 2022
Answer the call to the priesthood of all believers

5 Sunday afternoons in Lent

3/6, 3/13, 3/20, 3/27 and 4/3, 2:00 - 5:00 pm each day

Located at First UMC: Lombard, IL 155 S. Main Street

Cost $40

Online Registration

Register by February 28

Mail in registration available here

Courses include:

  • Intro to Lay Ministry: The BASIC Course
    Foundational for Lay Servant ministry, the BASIC course encourages participants to discover their gifts and calling as followers of Christ as well as considering the importance of accountable servant leadership rooted in consistent spiritual practices.
    Instructor: Roger Curless
  • United Methodist Heritage
    Explore the theology, witness, and organization that Methodists bring to the church universal and how our distinctive emphases are still needed in the 21st-century church.
    Instructor: Rev. Terry Clark
  • Planning Worship
    Building on the course Leading Worship, this course explains the basic pattern of United Methodist worship within the broader context of Christian worship and how its formative nature can revitalize persons’ lives.
    Instructor: Ron DeBaun
  • Opening Ourselves to Grace
    Join our District Superintendent in exploring how lay servant leaders can embrace and communicate a Wesleyan understanding of basic Christian practices (works of piety and mercy) as means of grace.
    Instructor: Rev. Jeffry Bross, District Superintendent

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