Courses Offered Online in Advanced Lay Speaking Ministry

Date Posted: 11/28/2011

Richard and Julia Wilke Institute for Discipleship (IFD) and the General Board of Discipleship (GBOD) Announce 2012 Advanced Lay Speaking Ministry Online Courses

 

Multimedia Technology in Worship for the Church

Volunteer 101 – January 2-13, 2012, John Zimmerman, Instructor

http://beadisciple.com/layspeakingministries.html#Multimedia

 

Students will be introduced to the hardware and software in worship technology and discover their ability to plan, create and implement technology in a worship setting. The workshop will also help the student learn about worship itself and the role of technology in design, appropriateness and excellence.

 

Leading Worship 101 for Lay Leaders – January 9 – February 13, 2012 , Dan Benedict, Instructor

http://beadisciple.com/layspeakingministries.html#Worship

 

Leading Worship 101 will focus on basic worship leadership skills for lay persons (“liturgists” or “lay readers”) who assist the pastor in leading Christian worship. If you currently help lead worship in your congregation or would like to prepare for

such leadership, this course is for you.

 

Biblical Storytelling I – January 16-30, 2012, Beth Galbreath, Instructor

Direct link:

http://beadisciple.com/layspeakingministries.html#StorytellingI

   

This is a two-week introduction to the ancient-future art and spiritual discipline of telling the sacred stories of Scripture. Participants will learn to prepare, learn, and tell a Biblical text by heart (not “memory”).

 

Growing Spiritually through Daily Discipline – January 17 – March 2, 2012 – Debra Dickerson, Instructor

http://beadisciple.com/layspeakingministries.html#DailyDiscipline

 

Participants will be guided in discerning God's direction for their lives, practicing daily disciplines, and reaching out in love.

 

Biblical Storytelling II – April 15 – May 7, 2012 – Beth Galbreath, Instructor

http://beadisciple.com/layspeakingministries.html#StorytellingII

 

This workshop expands on the methods taught in Biblical Storytelling I. It explores a number of storytelling genres as well as telling the Biblical text, including midrash, chancel drama, first-person storytelling, puppetry, and more.