Gateway Regional Spring Lay Servant Classes
Saturday, April 14, 2018 at 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM

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Hillsboro UMC
4810 State Road B
Hillsboro, MO 63050

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636-891-8004 ext. 21


Becky Hoener

Bring a $15.00 registration fee and optional lunch money on the day of the course.
Email Registration to Robin Byron at by April 2nd, 2018.
Include: Name, Address, Phone, Email, Church, District and which Course you’re attending
Mail-in registration: please send information as above to arrive by April 2nd to:
Robin Byron
9550 State Route DD
Bloomsdale, MO 63627.

To call for your book, call Cokesbury at 800-672-1789.

“Lay Servant Ministries Basic Course” This course is has broad application for ALL United Methodists especially those seeking to discover their ministry. The class guides you to discover your gifts and put them to use. This course is designed to equip new church leaders and renew current leaders in The United Methodist Church. It explores personal spiritual gifts, servant leadership, each leader’s role in developing future leaders, the importance of consistent spiritual practices, the core ministries of Leading, Caring, Communicating, and much more. Lay Servant Ministries fosters teams of well-equipped lay persons with a variety of gifts working with and under the leadership of pastors and staff to create vital congregations.

Required Text: Lay Servant Ministries Basic Course Participant’s Book by Jackson and Jackson ISBN#9780881776263 at or; Kindle Edition #B00CHTELMA at

Advanced Course Offerings NOTE: Each course requires a text book. Please order before class begins.

“Leading Worship” This course focuses on the ministry of the lay servant who either regularly or occasionally leads a group or congregation in worship Required Text: Worshiping with United Methodists (REVISED) by Laurence Hull Stookey ISBN# 9781426719431 or eBook edition ISBN# 9780687335288 at

“Called to Preach” Moves beyond the basics of public speaking and addresses the foundations necessary for preparing an engaging sermon. Work through finding the sermon to tell with the goal of preparing an individual to become a preacher. Required Text: From Pew to Pulpit by Clifton F. Guthrie ISBN# 978-0-68706-660-5 at or

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