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“I am the vine; you are the branches.”
The School for Lay Ministry of the Iowa Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church is a three-year program to facilitate the growth of Iowa United Methodist Churches and their Christian ministry by providing an alternative, supplemental source of educated leadership to local congregations and communities.
The School for Lay Ministry identifies, trains and nurtures lay persons who meet entrance criteria and who have the desire to serve in, through and beyond the church in various ministries.
The classes are offered yearly at two colleges in Iowa; Cornell and Simpson.
Cornell Classes (Mt. Vernon) are October 13-14, 2018
Simpson Classes (Indianola) are November 17-18, 2018
Simpson (Indianola) Hispanic Classes are November 17-18, 2018
The SLM Commission offers four additional Extended Learning Opportunities at Cornell College. Classes are open to all clergy, laity or anyone interested. Take advantage of these opportunities.
|Barb Mann||Registrar (all locations)||515.974.8905|
|John Rothlisberger||Dean - Simpson||319.310.1356|
|Nitza Dovenspike||Associate Dean - Simpson's Hispanic Class||515-250-4175|
Dean - Cornell