District and Conference Training Opportunities

District Training Events
Information is posted about Lay Servant Ministries training opportunities on the district level as it is received.  Individuals can participate in learning opportunities on any district. Most courses are generally held in the spring and fall.  You may want to check individual district websites and newsletters for course availability.

James River District, Oct. 17-18
Grace Memorial United Methodist Church,  31036 Peachtree Ave Sedley, Virginia 23878
Friday, Oct 17, 6:00 PM— 9:30 PM - Saturday, Oct 18, 8:45—4:00 PM
Cost for participation is and $15.00 includes course materials and lunch Saturday plus snacks both days.
Click here to download detailed information and a registration form (pdf)

Alexandria and Arlington Bi District  Oct. 17 & 18
St. Matthew’s UMC,  8617 Little River Turnpike, Annandale Deadline October 14
Times:  6-10pm on the 17th and 8-5 on the 18th
On-line registration.  http://www.novaumc.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/Lay_Servant_Registration_Oct-2014.pdf


BeADisciple.com hosts online courses which have been approved by the General Board of Discipleship as advanced courses in Lay Servant Ministries.BeADisciple.com is one of several programs of the Institute for Discipleship at Southwestern College, a United Methodist institution in Winfield, Kansas. Several of the courses also offer 1 CEU for clergy and other staff.  You can find upcoming LSM courses on the www.beadisciple.com website as well as studies through The Upper Room, courses from the YouthWorker Movement, and Safe Sanctuaries training.



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The Virginia Conference of The United Methodist Church
10330 Staples Mill Road, Glen Allen, VA 23060
P.O. Box 5606, Glen Allen, VA 23058-5606
1-800-768-6040 or (804) 521-1100
Click here for directions to the Center