Register Now for Online Basic Lay Ministry Course


Greetings to the laity of the Mississippi Conference,
The Mississippi Conference Office of Spiritual Leadership is making available to you an online basic lay ministry course. This course is an introduction to lay ministry, and it is foundational for all courses in lay servant ministries. Join in this training with laity across the conference so that you can discover and employ your personal spiritual gifts as God intended, and consider the importance of exercising servant leadership, developing future leaders and accountable discipleship.
The training will be held, Saturday, October 2, from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. However, you do need to register by Friday, September 24.
This course will take place online, so to participate you will need a computer that will allow you to download Zoom, a steady wi-fi connection and a willingness to learn in a way that incorporates technology. For more information about the course you can visit this page or contact Angela Griffin at 769.243.7033 or

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Additionally, Bishop Swanson has a quick promotional video on the online course that you can share in your districts and with your congregations. Click on the image below to view the YouTube link. Click here to download the video. 

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