Mississippi Conference Lay Speaking Ministries Leadership School
4:30 p.m., Friday, Sept. 8 - 4 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 9
Wood Institute, Mathiston
Take advantage of this final opportunity in 2006 to complete the basic Lay Speaking course, or sign up for one of three advanced courses: Servant Leadership, Lay Speakers Lead in Bible Study, or Go Preach!, led by Bishop Hope Morgan Ward.
"Training for leadership in the church is a vital area of Lay Speaking Ministries and is very helpful in work in in Sunday School, church councils, United Methodist Women, United Methodist Men, United Methodist Youth Fellowship, music, and worship. Each person has a place to serve in the local church," said Mary Ford, conference director of Lay Speaking Ministries.
To register, fill out a registration form and return with payment to Lay Speaking Schools, P.O. Box 1147, Jackson, MS 39215. Fees are $75 if you need lodging or $55 for commuters. Meals and textbooks are included in the fee. Make checks payable to Mississippi Conference. Pre-registration deadline is Aug. 25.