The Conference Committee on Hmong Ministry, Shasta District School of Witness and Services, Lower Lake Community United Methodist Church, Upper Lake Community United Methodist Church, Kelseyville United Methodist Church, and the Hmong Caucus are sponsoring three basic training classes for Lay Speaking Ministries this year:
· On March 26 and 27, youth, grades 7 to 12, are invited to attend a Youth Lay Speaking (Basic Course) at the Upper Lake Community United Methodist Church. Youth will spend the night at the church or the parsonage. Upper Lake Community UMC is located at 1st Street & Taylor Valley Road, Upper Lake, CA 95485. Registration deadline is March 15, 2010.
· On April 23 and 24, there will be an English Language – Adult Lay Speaker Training (Basic Course). Participants may stay at the Anchorage Inn Motel in Lakeport, California for a special rate of $45 plus tax (per night). Registration deadline is April 12, 2010.
· And on September 17 and 18 there will be a Hmong Language – Adult Lay Speaking Training (Basic Course). Participants will be able to stay at the Anchorage Inn Motel in Lakeport, California for a special rate of $55 plus tax (per night).
The Anchorage Inn Motel is located at 950 North Main Street, Lakeport, CA 95453. To make reservations contact Nina at 707.263.5417 and mention the "Lower Lake, Upper Lake, and Kelseyville UMCs" to receive the discounted rate. Visit the Anchorage Inn website at www.anchorageinnmotel.com.
For each class, registration will open at 6 p.m. on Friday evening. Classes will begin at 7 p.m. on Friday and end at 5 p.m. on Saturday. Cost is $25 per person for each class. Limited scholarships are available if needed.
For more information contact the Rev. Paul Joseph T. Khamdy Yang at 707.245.5399 or KhamD2Yang@att.net.
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