Pre-Conference Training Opportunities
A unique training opportunity is available prior to Annual Conference with our first Lay
Servant Academy. Four courses will be offered and are open to all laity. If you are
exploring Lay Servant Ministry or Lay Speaking Ministry, here is the opportunity to
meet other laypersons as you share in a conference level learning opportunity.
Participants may register for one course. Purchase and prior reading of the course
text are a requirement for a certificate of completion of the course.
Courses to be offered (choose one):
United Methodist Heritage (Required for Lay Speakers)
United Methodist Polity (Required for Lay Speakers)
Leading Worship (Required for Lay Speakers)
Accountable Discipleship (Advanced course in Lay Servant Ministry)
Academy class schedule:
Tuesday, June 14 7 pm—9 pm
Wednesday, June 15 9 am—12 noon; 2 pm—5:30 pm
Location: Greenville Convention Center
Online Registration will open April 25 and close May 25.
We will not be able to accommodate ‘walk-ins’ so please register before the deadline.
Watch the Conference website: nccumc.org for updates and more information.