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Calendar of Events and Other Information

Introduction to Christ Servant Ministry  (All are welcome)

  • Spring 2019 – There will be a Basic Course taught by Judy Ehninger at Asbury UMC in Allentown. (Date and time to be announced by March 15.)

Advanced Training  (All are welcome)

  • Spring 2019 – There will be a Speaking 1 course at Asbury UMC in Allentown. (Date and time to be announced by March 15.)

Special Opportunities

  • Sexual Ethics Workshops - For more information on any of the following workshops, contact Rev. Jacqueline Hines at pastorjacquelineumc@gmail.com, 610-495-6807, or 410-963-1721.

    • Basic and Advanced - Tuesday, March 5, 2019 (for Men Only) – 9:30-3:00 at Simpson House, 2101 Belmont Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19131. The presenter is Ryan McMillan and the cost is $35. Light refreshments and lunch are provided.
    • Basic - Saturday, March 23, 2019 - 9:30 - 3:00 at Conshocken UMC. The presenter is Wanda Sevey, MDiv, LMFT and the cost is $35. Light refreshments and lunch are provided.
    • Advanced - Tuesday, April 30, 2019 - 9:30 - 3:00 at Asbury UMC in Allentown. The workshop will be presented by led by Rev. Beverly Andrews and Mrs. Elaine Spangler and the cost is $35. Light refreshments and lunch are provided.
  • Tools for Ministry Workshops - Advanced training hours in leading that reflects the length of the workshop completed will be awarded to those who complete a "Request for Credit" form.  ((Download Request for Credit Form in PDF or in DOC))

  • Laity Retreat - advanced training credit will be awarded to those who complete a "Request for Credit" form. (Download Request for Credit Form in PDF or in DOC).

  • BeADisciple.com – Throughout the year, BeADisciple.com hosts online courses which are approved by the General Board of Discipleship for use as an advanced course in Lay Servant Ministries (i.e. Christ Servant Ministries). These approved courses are designated at their website with the GBOD logo "Learning and Leading." and include the following titles…

    Biblical Storytelling I – Beth Galbreath
    Biblical Storytelling II – Beth Galbreath
    Green Church – Rebekah Simon-Peter
    Growing Spiritually through Daily Discipline – Debra Dickerson
    Leading Worship 101 for Lay Leaders -– Dan Benedict
    Multimedia Technology in Worship for the Church Volunteer 101 – John Zimmerman
    United Methodist History, Theology, and Practice of Holy Communion

    Those interested in registering or learning more about these titles can view and register by clicking on the following link: BeADisciple.com.

    Individuals registering for any of the BeADisciple.com courses should communicate the necessary information with the conference director, George Hollich to insure that CSM credit is assigned. (Download Request for Credit Form in PDF or in DOC)

Other Events

  • The Wesley Theological Seminary Lay Academy offers 11 online courses covering a variety of topics including Methodist identity, early church history, Christian ethics, interfaith relations, and the intersection of faith and science. Laypeople can earn a certification in Wesleyan Studies by completing six of the courses online, or can choose to take courses individually for personal education and enrichment. All of the Wesley Theological Seminary Lay Academy courses can be viewed at BeADisciple.com.
  • Upcoming 2019 – for additional calendar events in the Eastern Pennsylvania Conference, please go to – www.epaumc.org/conference-calendar

For more information on Christ Servant Ministries or CSM sponsored events call:  717-838-2812 or E-mail:  George Hollich

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