The classes offered may be taken by anyone: member of a congregation, local church leader, or lay servant. All class offerings except Introduction to Lay Ministries: The Basic Course may be used as a re-certification class for lay servants.
You may attend classes outside of your district, based on your own needs.
Registration is $35, paying on line by credit card or check. (All checks need to be sent to Southern Region, Baltimore-Washington Conference, 11711 East Market Place, Fulton, MD 20759. You will not be considered duly registered until the check is received. The check should arrive at the office prior to the deadline date noted for the course you select.)
The Lay Servant Academy (formerly Southern Region School of Christian Growth) reserves the right to cancel a class for insufficient registrations. We will give as much notice as possible for persons to register for another class or request a refund. To see the refund policy see below all course offerings. Bring your registration confirmation to the first class, which will begin promptly at 7 PM, unless otherwise noted.
Students are permitted one excused absence for classes that meet five times.
No absences are allowed for weekend classes.
For unusual circumstances or emergencies regarding attendance please contact your instructor or: Washington East District Director: Linda Flanagan: firstname.lastname@example.org
Required text(s) need to be purchased prior to class and reading assignments need to be completed prior to attending class. Any assignments by instructors will be emailed to students. The texts may be purchased through:
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