Bold plus asterisk (*) indicates course is required to become a Lay Speaker. Click on district name to find enrollment deadline. For online courses, please note enrollment opening date. Note: enrollment periods end prior to the week of the class so you have enough time to complete the pre-class readings.
FOR ALL COURSES: You must order and read the required text prior to the class.
2018 Opportunities (more will be added as they are scheduled)
January 27 – Beacon District: 9:00 – 5:00, Two locations:
1) Kitty Hawk UMC. Basic Class and Life Together in the United Methodist Connection* (Polity); and
2) First UMC, Elizabeth City. Basic Class
January 27 – Sound District: 8:30 – 4:30, St. James UMC, Greenville. Leading Worship*.
February 10 – Gateway District: 7:30 – 5:00, Prospect UMC, Maxton. Basic Class
March 10 – Corridor District: 7:30 – 5:00, Haw River UMC, Haw River. Basic Class, Leading Worship* and Leading in Prayer*.
March 17 – Fairway District: 8:00 – 5:00, Southern Pines UMC, Pinehurst. Basic Class, Life Together in the United Methodist Connection* (Polity), Dancing with Words, Leading in Prayer*.
March 17 – Harbor District: 9:00 – 5:00, Whiteville UMC, Whiteville. Spiritual Gifts*
April 28 – Sound District: 8:30 – 4:30, Trinity UMC, New Bern. Basic Class.