Lay Servant Ministry

Saturday, September 29

8:00 am to 6:00 pm

Spencer, Grace United Methodist Church
(311 2nd Ave W, Spencer, Iowa)


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             Basic Lay Servant Training

             Advanced:  Dancing with Words

             Advanced:  Leading Prayer



The cost of the class will be $20 per person lunch will be included.  Registration deadline is Wednesday, September 19.  Checks must be sent to the District Office prior to the class or you can pay online.  

You will be responsible for ordering your books for your class.  We will not have extras available.  Books can be ordered through or or  You will need to have read the book prior to the training.

Basic course - 
                      Lay Servant Ministries Participant book, ISBN 978-08817-7626-3 (by Sandy Zeigler Jackson)

Advanced:  Dancing with Words
                      Dancing with Words ISBN 978-0-88177-407-8 (by Ray Buckley)

Advanced:  Leading Prayer
                      Let the Whole Church Say Amen!  by Laurence Hull Stookey  ISBN 978-0-6870-9077-8






What is the difference between local lay servant, certified lay servant, lay speaker and certified lay minister?  
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Current list of Northwest District Certified Lay Servants and Lay Speakers