Lay Servant Ministry Course: Living Our Beliefs
Living Our Methodist Beliefs is a fun filled course that will be covered over two Saturdays The history, heritage, beliefs, mission and culture of the United Methodist Church is for anyone – newcomer or longtime member – who wants to know what’s distinctive about being a United Methodist Christian. We’ll explore the special gifts of theology and witness that the Wesleyan tradition brings to the Church universal, how we got where we are today and how our distinctive emphases are still needed in the 21st Century church. No matter what happens at or after General Conference, this bedrock of all groups in Methodism will still be relevant!
This class is one of the core Lay Servant Ministries classes, but everyone is welcome! Participants must obtain the book Living Our Beliefs: The United Methodist Way by Bishop Kenneth Carder. Participants are strongly urged to get the book from the district office and read it before the course starts, to make it more relaxed and fun.
The book, two light meals, and class instruction are included in the $35.00 price when you register at our Smoky Mt District office.
If you decide to take this course online with Beadisciple it will cost $80.00 and that is not including the book or meals. This will only be a face-to-face instruction only due to the activities and exercises involved.
Dates: May 7th and 14th
Location: Sylva First Methodist
Times: 9:00am - 4:00pm