Lay Servant Ministries by Sandy Zeigler Jackson with Brian Jackson
This is an overview course that provides helpful background for all laypersons in service in the church and community. It is also required for all who pursue recognition in Lay Servant Ministries.
Each One a Minister by William J. Carter
The course focuses on gaining a better understanding of the church and its ministry needs by learning what it means to be a minister. It also describes practical ways of using gifts in ministries in our congregations and communities.
Devotional Life in the Wesleyan Tradition by Steve Harper
This course guides participants in discerning God’s direction for their lives, practicing daily disciplines, and reaching out in love.
Transforming Evangelism: The Wesleyan Way of Sharing Faith by Henry H. Knight III and F. Douglas Powe, Jr.
Reaching out to non-believers and searching people is mistakenly felt to be solely left up to the clergy of the church. John Wesley’s approach was to relate to other persons in love, compassion, and gratitude for God’s divine grace.
Accountable Discipleship: Living in God’s Household by Steven W. Manskar
This class is for anyone involved in Accountable Discipleship Ministries. It explores a systematic approach for growing as disciples of Jesus Christ and will help Class Leaders, members and leaders of Covenant Discipleship groups as well as clergy.
Class Leaders: Recovering a Tradition by David Lowes Watson
Class leaders and class meetings were the hallmark of early Methodism and an effective means of providing nurture and oversight of the members of the Methodist societies. Recovery of this tradition can deepen discipleship in a congregation and this course offers some guidelines for the revitalized office of Class Leader.