Conference Leadership Development Office launches 2021 Trained/Certified Lay Minister course offerings

January 07, 2021 | by Rev. Dr. Reginald Nichols

Conference Leadership Development Office launches 2021 Trained/Certified Lay Minister course offerings

The Trained/Certified Lay Minister (TLM/CLM) course builds upon the Lay Servant Ministry (LSM) and will help the laity work better alongside their Pastor. This course is ten (10) ten (10) hour courses that have both live and video taped trainings. You must have taken the LSM Basic and Spiritual gifts classes before acceptance into this training.
 

Once you complete these classes you will be a Trained Lay Minister and could move on to be a Certified Lay Minister at the request of your District Superintendent and you completing the additional steps that are required. Below is the course schedule with the starting dates:

1. Deeper Into the Bible with Rev. Rod Brayfindley

This class will be taught LIVE via zoom on Saturday Jan 23, 2021 from 9am to 3pm.
 

2. UM Connections, Beliefs and History with Conference Lay Leader Micheal Pope

This class will be a VIDEO that will be released on Jan 25, 2021
 

3. Call and Covenant with Conference Lay Leader Micheal Pope

This class will be a VIDEO that will be released on Feb 1, 2021
 

4. Worship with Rev. Steve Lundin and Pastor Karla Lundin

This class will be a VIDEO that will be released on Feb 8, 2021
 

5. Preaching with Rev. Dr. Reginald Nichols

This class will be taught LIVE via zoom on Saturday Feb 20, 2021 from 9am to 3pm
 

6. Pastoral Care with Pastor Betty Weiser

This class will be a VIDEO that will be released on March 1, 2021
 

7. Congregational Care with Pastor Betty Weiser

This class will be a VIDEO that will be released on March 15, 2021
 

8. Leadership and Administration with Rev. Dr. Craig Brown

This class will be a VIDEO that will be released on April 5, 2021
 

9. Faith Formation & Discipleship with Rev. Dr.Craig Brown

This class will be taught LIVE via zoom on Saturday April 17, 2021 from 9am to 3pm
 

10. Preaching Practicum and District Superintendent Day with Rev. Dr. Reginald Nichols and the District Superintendents

This class will be taught LIVE via zoom on Saturday May 8, 2021 from 9am to 3pm
 
There is only 12 spots available! Please register and fill out the application today!
 
If you have any questions, please email Scott Gessford at clm@cnumc.org
 
 
ADITIONAL MATERIALS:
Our goal is to keep costs down as much as possible. Some of the instructors may provide additional reading materials for you to read, we will try and have them as PDF’s for your convenance.
 
COST:
The cost for taking these classes is $600. If you cannot afford the cost of the class, please talk with your Pastor and Church to help you out. This class will help you be a better leader for your church, and it will benefit them as much as it will benefit you!
 

CLICK HERE TO ACCESS THE APPLICATION.

 


Rev. Dr. Reginald Nichols serves as Director of Leadership Development for the California-Nevada Conference.
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