School for Lay Ministry is being re-organized to better meet the needs of laity throughout the Iowa Conference. We believe because laity minister every day in every place, education and training is vital. We will continue to offer a three-year program. The classes will be on-line, one day, and throughout the year. Specific dates are not available at this time, but the first class will be offered in January of 2021.
Each year will include the Basic Lay Servant class in Jan. Year one will include classes needed to become a Certified Lay Servant. Years two and three will add those classes needed for beginning the process of becoming Lay Speaker and Certified Lay Minister.
All the classes will be open to all laity no matter the path they choose, including being the best lay member of their local church with no specific designation.
Details will be posted as they become available.
Please, prayerfully consider joining us on this journey.
Lynn Calvert, Dean SLM firstname.lastname@example.org