Catawba Valley District 2017 Lay Servant Ministry Training

September 24, 2017 @ 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Bradley Memorial UMC
George Eubanks

Catawba Valley District
2017 Lay Servant Ministry Training

Sundays: September 10, 17, 24, October 1
3:00 – 5:30 pm

Bradley Memorial UMC
1425 W. Franklin Blvd.
Gastonia, NC 28052


Attendance will be required all four days in order to complete the 10 hours needed for certification.

Snacks will be provided.

Basic Course offered: (for those who have never attended a Lay Servant class, or for those for whom their last Lay Servant class was completed prior to 2014)

  • Basic Lay Servant Class

Text: Lay Servant Ministries by Sandy Ziegler Jackson and Brian Jackson

Instructor: Pete Ross


Advanced Level Courses offered: (for those who have completed a Lay Servant training class since 2014).

  • Preaching

Text: From Your Heart to Theirs by Tony Franks and David Carroll

Instructor:  Rev. Teresa Blanton

  • Accountable Discipleship

Text: Accountable Discipleship by Steven W. Manskar

Instructors: Jesse Caldwell and Dick Strachan

All textbooks will be provided for you prior to the class with assignments from your instructors.

Please read the attached registration form and the “Lay Servant Ministry at a Glance” handout before completing the Registration Form. Complete the form carefully and mail it along with your check or money order for $25 to the district office (address on the form).  No cash will be accepted.

Space is limited, so please rank the advanced classes in the order of your preference. Every attempt will be made to give you your first choice. Please register early!  No registrations will be accepted that are postmarked after August 24, 2017.

Questions?  Please contact George Eubanks, District Lay Servant Leadership Team Chair, at 704-263-2562 (H) or 704-813-9966 (C).