Training Opportunities by District

Lay Servant Ministries courses are open to ALL, whether or not an enrollee applies to serve as a Lay Servant.

 

Cache River District

Basic Course

Dates: Saturdays, Oct. 15, 22, and 29, 2016.  
CANCELLED.

Advanced Courses

Title:  Leading Worship
Dates:  Friday & Saturday, Apr. 1 & 2, 2016
Completed.

 

Embarras River District

Basic Course

Dates: Saturday, Nov. 5 and Nov. 12, 2016 All Saturdays required.
Completed.

Advanced Courses

Title:  Go Preach! (counts for lay speaker track)
Dates: Saturdays, Nov. 5 and Nov. 12, 2016 (must attend both dates)
Completed.

 

Illinois River District

Basic Course

Dates: Saturdays, October 1, 8, 15, 2016.  All Saturdays are required.
Completed.

Advanced Courses

TItle:  (Choose one) Go Preach!; Leading in Prayer; Living Our United Methodist Beliefs (UM Heritage).  Counts for the Lay Speaker track.
Dates: Saturday October 1, and Saturday October 8, 2016.  Both Saturdays are required.
Completed.

 

Iroquois River District

Basic Course

Dates:  Saturdays, Feb. 27 & Mar. 5, 2016. Both Saturdays are required.
Completed.

 

Advanced Courses

#1
Title: Living Our United Methodist Beliefs (UM Heritage). Counts toward lay speaker track.
Date:  Saturday, October 29, 2016 
Completed.

#2
Title:  Life Together in the United Methodist Connection (UM Polity). Counts toward lay speaker track.
Date: Saturday, October 29, 2016

Completed.

 

Kaskaskia River District

Basic Course

Dates: Sundays, Oct. 30, Nov. 6, and Nov. 13, 2016 (All Sundays required)
Completed.

Advanced Course

Title: Discover Your Spiritual Gifts (counts for Lay Speaker track)
Date: Nov. 19, 2016
Completed.

 

LaMoine River District

Basic Course

Dates:  Saturdays, Feb. 13, 27 & Mar. 12, 2016
Completed.

Dates:  Saturdays, Apr. 9, 23 & 30, 2016
Completed.

Advanced Courses

 

Mississippi River District

Basic Course

Dates:  Sundays, Jan. 24, 31, Feb. 7 & 14, 2016
Completed.

Advanced Courses

Title:  Life Together in the United Methodist Connection (Polity) (counts for lay speaker track)
Dates:  Saturdays, Nov. 5 and 19, 2016
Completed.

 

Sangamon River District

Basic Course

Dates: Saturday, Oct. 1, and Sunday, Oct. 2, 2016
Completed.

Advanced Courses

#1
Title:  Leading Prayer (counts for lay speaker track)
Dates:  Saturday, Nov. 5, and Sunday, Nov. 6, 2016 (both dates required)
Completed.

#2
Title:  The Method of Our Mission (UMC Polity) (counts for lay speaker track)
Dates:  Saturday, Nov. 5, and Sunday, Nov. 6, 2016 (both dates required)
Completed.

#3
Title:  Living Our Beliefs: The United Methodist Way (UMC Heritage) (counts for lay speaker track)
Dates:  Saturday, Nov. 5, and Sunday, Nov. 6, 2016 (both dates required)
Completed.

 

Spoon River District

Basic Course

Dates:  Friday, Nov. 4, and Saturday, Nov. 5
Completed.

Advanced Courses

#1
Title:  Leading Prayer (counts for lay speaker track)
Dates:  Friday, Nov. 4, and Saturday, Nov. 5
Completed.

#2
Title:  Leading Worship (counts for lay speaker track)
Dates:  Friday, Nov. 4, and Saturday, Nov. 5
Completed.

#3
Title:  Living Our United Methodist Beliefs (Heritage) (counts for lay speaker track)
Dates:  Friday, Nov. 4, and Saturday, Nov. 5
Completed.

#4
Title:  Go Preach (counts for lay speaker track)
Dates: Saturday, Nov. 5, and Sunday, Nov. 6
Completed.

#5
Title:  Discover Your Spiritual Gifts (counts for lay speaker track)
Dates: Saturday, Nov. 5, and Sunday, Nov. 6
Completed.

#6
Title: Life Together in the United Methodist Connection (UM Polity) (counts for lay speaker track)
Dates: Saturday, Nov. 5, and Sunday, Nov. 6
Completed.

 

Vermilion River District

Basic Course

Dates:  Sundays, Jul. 10, 17, 24, 31, Aug. 7 & 14, 2016  
Completed.

Dates:  Sundays, Mar. 5, 12, 19, 26 & Apr. 2, 2017
Time:  1:30 to 5:00 p.m.
Location:  Bradley: Wesley UMC, 500 N. Cleveland Ave.
Cost:  $25 per person/$40 per married couple
Registration Deadline:
Instructor(s): TBA
Contact:  Linda Michel  lindabmichel@earthlink.net

Advanced Courses

Title:  Life Together in the United Methodist Connection (Polity)
Dates:  Saturday, Apr. 1 and Sunday, Apr. 2, 2017
Details forthcoming.