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Fairway District: Basic Course

The Fairway District Lay Servant Ministries team presents the Basic Course in Lay Servant Ministries with Mamie Alley

March 23 @ 8:00 am 4:30 pm

2965 Kildaire Farm Rd
Cary, North Carolina 27518 United States
$25 (includes lunch)

Course scholarships are available to those in need of financial assistance. Scholarships reduce the cost of a course to $5. Please contact your district director or cle@nccumc.org.

About the Course: 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. The Lay Servant Ministries Basic Course is a foundational course designed to equip new church leaders and renew current leaders in The United Methodist Church. It explores:

  • personal spiritual gifts;
  • servant leadership;
  • each leader’s role in developing future leaders;
  • the importance of consistent spiritual practices;
  • the core ministries of Leading, Caring, and Communicating.

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All participants are expected to read the Lay Servant Ministries Basic Course Participant’s Book, by Sandy Jackson and Brian Jackson, prior to taking this course.

For questions about the course, please contact district director Pam Strug (pstrug@nccumc.org)

About the Facilitator:

The Rev. Mamie Alley is an ordained elder in the North Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church, currently serving the Pittsboro Circuit (Brown’s Chapel UMC & Pleasant Hill UMC) in the Fairway District as a Transitional Intentional Interim. She is a graduate of Duke Divinity School (MDiv) and NC State University (BA in Sociology). She currently serves as the Chairperson for the North Carolina Conference Safe Sanctuaries Team and has previously served as the Chair of the Children’s Ministry Team and Evangelism & Discipleship Team. She has taught workshops throughout our Conference including breakout sessions at Annual Conference, District workshops, and the Lay Servant Academy.

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