Fall Lay Servant Ministries Training – PREACHING COURSE

August 26, 2021 | by TaniQua Lightsey

Fall Lay Servant Ministries Training – PREACHING COURSE

If you are looking for a class that will help you strengthen your sermon preparation and preaching (both in person and virtual), consider taking this virtual course available to all hosted by the Great Northern and Los Rios Districts.

This is an Annual Conference Wide opportunity.

PRE-CLASS REQUIREMENTS

  • TRAINING COST: $20 --- Where there is a need, please check with the pastor of your church. Your church may be able to sponsor you.
  • MATERIAL:  There are TWO books  - Please order your book and read the text before the start of the course.
    Book: FROM YOUR HEART TO THEIRS: DELIVERING AN EFFECTIVE SERMON by Tony Franks and David Carroll, ISBN Code: DR356 * 978-0-881770-536-5. Cost of book from Amazon is $6.00.
    Click here to purchase the book on Amazon.

    Book: FROM PEW TO PULPIT: BEGINNERS GUIDE TO PREACHING by Clifton Guthrie.  ISBN Code: 978-0-68706-660-5. Cost of book from Amazon: $10.79. 
    Click here to purchase the book on Amazon.  


*** The other pre-class requirement:  Please send a video of you preaching a sermon, or a manuscript of the sermon if a video is not available, to Rev. Becky Stockdale at pastorbeckyumc@gmail.com.


If you have any questions, please email LSM Coordinator, Donna McKibben at dnn.mckibben@gmail.com and TaniQua Lightsy at taniqual@calnevumc.org. 

Please register early!


This course is broken into FOUR sessions and will be held via Zoom the following dates and each participant must take all FOUR sessions to get credit for completion:

SESSION ONE
Saturday, October 2, 2021
9:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Instructors:  Rev. Becky Stockdale and Rev. Dawn Blundell

SESSION TWO
Saturday, October 2, 2021
1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Instructors: Rev. Becky Stockdale and Rev. Dawn Blundell

SESSION THREE
Saturday, October 9, 2021
9:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Instructors: Rev. Becky Stockdale and Rev. Dawn Blundell

SESSION FOUR
Saturday, October 9, 2021
1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Instructors: Rev. Becky Stockdale and Rev. Dawn Blundell 

Only 15 spots available! Please register early as the number of participants is limited to maximize the learning opportunity.

Click here to learn more and register!


TaniQua Lightsey serves as Senior Administrative Assistant for the Offices of Congregational Development and Leadership Development.