MIV Spring Lay Servant Ministry Courses

This Spring we are offering 3 different Lay Servant Ministry Courses @ Troy First UMC: First Place Christian Center.

When:  Friday, April 13, 2018, 6:30-9:30 pm and Saturday, April 14, 2018, from 8:30 am-4:30 pm

Cost:  $35 (includes lunch, snacks and materials)


1.  Basic Course - Register Here

              Leader: Nancy Byrd, CLM 

This course is the foundation for all other Leading & Learning courses. In this course you are encouraged to discover and employ personal spiritual gifts as God intended. Participants are invited to consider the importance of exercising servant leadership, developing future leaders, remaining rooted in  consistent spiritual practices, and being part of a group that holds members accountable in their discipleship. This course offers guidelines for best practices as a church leader and in mission and ministry in the community and daily life.

2.  Discovering Your Spiritual GiftsRegister Here

Leader: Rev. Deb Holder

This course helps participants understand spiritual gifts and how the church can use them to fulfill its mission and ministry.  Participants will also learn what it means to be a spiritual leader and will be equipped to lead others in exploring and using their spiritual gifts.

3. Living Together in the UM Connection (Polity)Register Here

Leader:  Rev. Wendy Lybarger

This course gives participants an overivew of the structure and organization of The United Methodist Church.  A copy of the 2016 Book of Discipline is recommended for this course.


Contact Nancy Byrd, Lay Servant Ministry Team Leader, @ nkbyrd2001 [at] for more information.