January 7, 2018, from 3:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Campground UMC in Fayetteville, NC
Workshop options this year:
- S/PRC Committee– Led by Rev. Dr. Kenneth Locklear and Rev. Kelly Barr Training for members of Pastor/Parish and Staff/Parish Committees (Laity Only)
- Financial Training for Your Local Congregation– Led by Christine Dodson
- Congregations for Children (C4C)– Led by Rev. Scott Foster
Learn local approaches for every church to be involved with children and schools.
- Am I a Lay Servant or a Lay Speaker? Led by Sara Cameron and Effie McGill. Explore the new roles of lay servant and lay speaker and compare the educational expectations for each role.
- The Process of Change: Led by Rev. Dr. Thomas Greener:
Looking at the things necessary to make change when change is needed. We will use the concepts of “Change or Die” and “Switch”
- The General Commission on Status and Role of Women: Rev. Christi Dye:
The commission serves as an advocate for, and on the behalf of, women; seeks to eliminate inequities in relation to women in the church; and monitors the general agencies, institutions, and connectional structures to ensure the inclusion of women.
- Membership to Discipleship: Led by Dr. Christine Harman:
Growing mature disciples who make disciples.
- Have a Visual Arts Experience! Led by Kathaleen Trost
Explore the potential of the visual arts as a ministry in your church. Come in Jesus’s name to create for God.
- SHIFT: Led by Home Missioner Steve Taylor:
Helping Congregations Back into the Game of Effective Ministry” and “Membership to Discipleship – Growing Mature Disciples who Make Disciples.”
- Gospel-Centered Life Design Plan: Led by Rev. Chad Pullins:
Many Christians know how to live forgiven but few know how to love free. Freedom is not the ability to do whatever you want; freedom is the capability to become who you were created to be. The Younique Gospel-Centered Life Design Plan is a process that empowers everyday Christians to unlock God’s unique plan and purpose for their lives.
- Evangelism: Led by Rev. Bruce Skipper:
The Commission on Evangelism exists to help local congregations fulfill the Great Commission of Jesus: “Make Disciples.”
- Dismantling Racism: Led by Rev. Dr. Jerome Smith:
helping our churches and community live into a race of equity and racial justice commitments
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Lay Leadership Training 2018 Workshops