Plan to Attend a Laity Workshop This Spring

March 22, 2012

Two new lay speaker courses for the Great Northern District and one for the Bridges District have been added to the Conference registration page.

"Telling Stories" has been scheduled for April 21, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at St. Paul's United Methodist Church, 1660 Grandville Drive, Reno, NV 89503. $20 registration fee includes lunch. Order the book from The Upper Room at 800.972.0433 or visit For more information, contact Steve Harrison at
"Concepts in Leadership 2" has been scheduled for May 19, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at Crescent City United Methodist Church, 664 H Street, Crescent City, CA 95531. $20 registration fee includes lunch. Download books from For more information, contact Steve Pudinski at
Also available (registration deadline is April 1):
A two-day Lay Speaker Advance Course with credit for renewal, "Development of Exegesis Messages," has been scheduled for April 14 and 28 (successive Saturdays), 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m., at Smith Valley United Methodist Church, 44 Rivers Road, Smith, NV 89430. $25 registration fee includes all materials and lunch.
For more information, download flyer and/or contact Orval Mosby at or 530.495.9403.

Register on line here.
The two-part course "Basic Course in Lay Speaking" has been scheduled for May 12 and 26, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., at First United Methodist Church, 1551 Montgomery Drive, Santa Rosa, CA 95405.
This basic course gives an overview of Lay Speaking Ministries and is required for those wishing to become certified as a Local Lay Speaker. Explore what it means to be a full participant in church leadership through Scriptural study and group discussion. All those who would like to strengthen their personal and spiritual lives are encouraged to attend.
For more information, contact Glo Wellman at 707.548.8911 or

To view ALL the laity course/workshop registrations, go to and scroll down to "Laity Registrations," then click on "View All."