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Basic Lay Servant Class (Westby)
Saturday, February 17, 2018, 09:00am - 02:30pm

Introduction to Lay Servant Ministry

Dates: Saturdays, February 10 & 17, 2018
Times: 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Place: Westby United Methodist Church, 202 E. State Street, Westby
Contact: 608-648-2528 – Church Office
Teacher/Facilitator: Pastor Jim Aniol

The class is the required first step for becoming a Lay Servant or Lay Speaker in the United Methodist Church and is a prerequisite for the Advanced Lay Servant courses. Participants are encouraged to discover and employ personal spiritual gifts as God intended, and to consider the importance of exercising servant leadership, developing future leaders, remaining rooted in consistent spiritual practices and being part of a group that holds members accountable in their discipleship. Ministry isn’t just a clergy endeavor; all Christians are called to serve, this is our United Methodist history. Laity serve on the front line of evangelical living and serving.

The required text is “Lay Servant Ministries Basic Course Participant’s Book” (ISBN #978-0-88177-627-0) and may be purchased from The Upper Room Bookstore or There is no registration fee for this class--your only cost is the book.

Please come to class on February 10th having read through Session Three – Caring, and knowing that you will be in a non-threatening environment where your thoughts and contributions are valued. Also, please bring a bag lunch as dining options in the area are very limited.

To register – or with questions – send an email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Deadline for Registration is February 01, 2018.

Location - Westby United Methodist Church, 202 E. State Street, Westby