Training is OPEN to ALL!
If you would like to learn more about OUR church and what is happening, think about taking a class offered by the Lay Servant Ministry program. You do NOT have to take
the beginning class to take an advanced class unless you intend to become a Certified Lay Servant.
If you just want to take them for informational purposes only, then you can register for the classes on-line and pay for them by check, the day of the class. The classes are a day and a half. They are $30 and include three light meals.
The upcoming class run Friday, March 15, 5:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. and Saturday, March 16, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. at a nearby church: The Dove of The Desert UMC at 7201 W. Beardsley Road in Glendale, AZ.
Lay Servant leadership training and guidance will enable you to grow in your service to the local church and the community.
“Justice in Everyday Life”
Facilitator, Reverend George Cushman
Justice in Everyday Life is a Lay Servant Ministries advanced course that takes an in-depth look at the Social Principles of The United Methodist Church – the church’s attempt to speak on contemporary issues with which it is confronted by today.
It covers topics such as the following: Natural World, Social Community, Economic Community, Political Community, Biblical Foundations of the Social Principles, and Teaching the Social Principles.
It is not only for Lay Servants but is for anyone interested in studying the Social Principles in greater detail.
The Participant’s Book, Social Principles of the UMC 2017-2020 is available through Cokesbury. It is available online when you register for the class for $3.99 and is a 64 page booklet. You can register on-line.
The class is $30 and scholarships may be made available for those members of our church in need. For more information or to discuss this educational opportunity please contact Betty Stewart.