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Lay Servant Academy

Friday, February 21, 2014 - Sunday, February 23, 2014

Online registration is now closed. If you are still interested in attending, please contact Cyndi Schnell at the Blackstone Conference and Retreat Center at (434) 292-5308.

The Academy will follow the 2014 Annual Conference theme of "Lord, Renew Us with Your Spirit." Basic, advanced, and mini-courses will prepare lay servants for their ministries of caring, leading, and communicating. Through these roles, Lay Servants encourage, equip, and support others for deeper commitment to Christ and to faithful discipleship.

Click here for a complete description of courses and registration materials (pdf).

For more information about the Academy or Lay Speaking/Servant Ministries contact your District Director of Lay Servant Ministries (a listing can be found by clicking here or e-mail Johnnie Draughon, Conference Director of Lay Speaking Ministries at or David Bailey, Lay Servant Academy Director, at

Location: Blackstone Conference and Retreat Center, Blackstone, VA
Fees: See brochure
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10330 Staples Mill Road, Glen Allen, VA 23060
P.O. Box 5606, Glen Allen, VA 23058-5606
(804) 521-1100
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