Three Lay Servant Classes Scheduled for 2013

January 07, 2013

The North Coast Circuit of the Great Northern District will be hosting three lay servant classes in early 2013. All are welcome to participate.

Dates: Saturdays, January 19 & February 2, 2013 (9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.)
Location: First UMC, 520 Del Norte, Eureka, CA, 95501. Phone: 707.442.3710 
Instructor: The Rev. Kathryn Dunning of Eureka, First UMC
Fee: $20 plus textbook (A limited number of books are available so after registering, please contact Pastor Dunning at 707.442.3015 to purchase the book.)
Date: Saturday, February 9, 2013 (9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.)
Location: Crescent City UMC, 664 H Street, Crescent City, CA, 95531. Phone: 707.464.3710 
Instructor: Terry Nightingale 
Fee: $20 plus textbook (Students are responsible for ordering the textbook Living Our Beliefs by Kenneth Carder (DR571) ($13) from The Upper Room before class. To purchase the book, go to or call 800.972.0433.) Lunch will be provided.
PREACHING (Students must attend both days to receive credit for the class.)
Dates: April 27 & May 11, 2013 (9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.)
Location: Crescent City UMC, 664 H Street, Crescent City, CA, 95531 Phone: 707.464.3710 
Instructors: The class will be taught by the Rev. Carol Layton of Crescent City UMC and the Rev. Steve Pudinski of Smith River UMC. This class offers instruction in April and preaching practicum in May.  
Fee: $20 plus textbooks (Students are responsible for ordering and reading the textbooks Go Preach! by John P. Gilbert (DR384) for $14 and From Your Heat to Theirs Participant's Guide by Tony Franks and David Carroll (DR536) for $6 from The Upper Room. To purchase the book, go to or call 800.972.0433.) 
Bring a sack lunch and beverages unless otherwise noted. 
Advanced registration is required. Classes will be canceled if the class minimum of five students is not met by the Monday prior to each class. 
Register online above or register by mail to the GND Registrar, Jim Frey at 306 Hillcrest Drive, Yreka, CA 96076.
For more information, contact Steve Pudinski at 707.845.7556, Jim Frey at 530.842.4980, Crescent City UMC at 707.464.3710, or Eureka, First UMC 707.442.3015.