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.
Accountable Discipleship: Living in God’s Household by Steven 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.
JUSTICE IN EVERYDAY LIFE
Social Principles of The United Methodist Church
This course takes an in-depth look at the Social Principles of The United Methodist Church — the church’s attempt to speak on contemporary issues with which it is confronted today. The course covers topics such as the following: Natural World, Social Community, Economic Community, Political Community, Biblical Foundations of the Social Principles, and Teaching the Social Principles. It is not only for Lay Servants but is for anyone interested in studying the Social Principles in greater detail.
EMBRACING PERSONAL PRAYER
Lord, Teach Us to Pray by Margie Burger
Prayer is a relationship with God that grows and matures over time. Burger’s study combines scriptural teaching and personal testimony that will help you overcome obstacles to intimacy with God. Appropriate for individuals and small groups, this resource features practical suggestions and honest testimony from a pilgrim who desires to walk with God.