(Lay Speaking Required Course in UM History)
This course is offered by the Beacon District Lay Servant Ministries Team on August 14th. It will be held virtually (via ZOOM) from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm that day. This session will be facilitated by Ginny Crocker and Tom Santa.
Faithful Christian discipleship requires a foundation in the core belief and practices of the Christian tradition. This course offers a basic explanation of the beliefs and practices of The United Methodist Church.
- Gain an understanding of the distinctive traditions and emphases of The United Methodist Church
- Become informed about the journey of the people historically known as Methodists and Evangelical United Brethren, who united in 1968 to form The United Methodist Church
- Become informed about the contributions of the early leaders of these churches – Wesley, Otterbein, Boehm, Albright, and many others
- Develop skills in interpreting United Methodist heritage and emphases to the local church and its members
Order the required textbook – Living Our Beliefs: The United Methodist Way by Kenneth L. Carder.
(Link to order our text will be in the email you receive after registering.)
Please read the text prior to class.
Directions will be sent several weeks in advance (after a paid registration) with time to prepare before the virtual class.
Cost is $15.00.
For questions regarding the course, please contact your LSM Co-Directors:
Suzanne Nelson (252.207.6168) or Ginny Crocker (252.339.2209)
If you have questions about the registration, you are asked to call the
District Office (919.779.9435) or email at email@example.com.