Southwest District Lay Servant Academy
Saturday, April 21, 2018 at 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM

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When: April 20-21, 2018
Where: First UMC Fulshear (8201 Harris St, Fulshear, Tx 77441)

Course Options:
     1.  Basic Course: This course provides the foundation to discover and employ spiritual gifts and teaches the importance of exercising servant leadership. Participants will be asked to prepare                  a  5-minute devotion to share in the class.   Book: "Lay Servant Ministries Basic Course Participant's Book" by Brian & Sandy Jackson

     2.  Advanced Course - Leading Worship: This course focuses on equipping the Lay Servant who leads a congregation or group in worship.  Book: "Worshiping with United Methodists" by                        Hoyt  Hickman.

     3.  Advanced Course - Leading Bible Study: This course opens up a new world to those who have not had training in biblical interpretation.  Bible study and interpretation are a core part of                      our spiritual journey.  Book: "Biblical Interpretation: A Roadmap" by Sharon Ringe & Frederick Tiffany.

What Materials Do I Need?
     Please bring your books, Bible and pen/paper (and be sure to read your book ahead of time).

     Friday, April 20, 2018          6:00 pm          Registration & Check-in
                                                 6:30-8:30 pm  Class

     Saturday, April 21, 2018     8:30 am           Class
                                                 12:00 pm         Lunch Break
                                                 4:30 pm           Commitment Service (Sanctuary) Invite your pastor to take part in this service

Details you need to know:
  •      You must complete all 10 hours (both days) to receive certification.
  •      Registration is $20.00.  Cost includes lunch and snacks, but does not include the costs of books.  Please note: You must purchase the books on your own prior to the academy.      Be sure to order your books in plenty of time!
  •      For more information, call the District Office at 281-499-3700
  •      To Register on-line:   (cut and paste into browser)