SW District Lay Servant Training
Saturday, February 15, 2020 at 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM Central Standard Time

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Council Bluffs, Broadway UMC
11 South 1st Street
Council Bluffs, IA 51503

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Scott and Karen Benton


Saturday, February 15, 2020

9:00 am-4:00 pm

Council Bluffs, Broadway UMC  (11 South 1st Street, Council Bluffs, IA  51503)


There will be some pre-training & post-class assignments.  


     Polity, Practice, & the Mission of the United Methodist Church by Thomas Edward Frank

          Participant's Book - Upper Room AB531 & Cokesbury - 978-0-068733-531-2     Both are $18.99

          This course gives participants an overview of the structure & organization of The United Methodist Church.  A copy of the 2016 Book of Discipline is recommended for this course.  Instructors:  Pastor Alexis Johnson - Council Bluffs, Broadway UMC &  Pastor LeAnn Robine - Hawthorne & Stratton UMC


     Lay Pastoral Care Giving by Tim Farabaugh

          Participant's Book - Upper Room DR554 & Cokesbury - 978-0-88177-554-9   Both are $18.00

          This course offers insights into the life span & the dynamics of contemporary life to help church leaders reach out with God's love & care to others.

               Instructor:  Pastor John Robine - Carter Lake UMC


     Aging & Ministry in the 21st Century by Richard H. Gentzler, Jr.

          Participant's Book - Upper Room DR540 & Cokesbury - 978-0-88177-540-2  Both are $13.00

          This is a practical guide for building ministry for older adults.

               Instructor:  Pastor Mark Johnson - Council Bluffs, Broadway UMC

Must register by February 7, 2020