Bible Studies & Lay Ministries Studies

Introduction to Lay Ministries, The Basic Course

Classes will be in the Newark First UMC Lounge from 9:30am to 12 Noon on the following Saturday mornings:, 5/6, 5/13, 5/20, 5/27 and 6/10  (No class on 6/3). 
Please contact the church office at 315-331-3895 to sign up.

This course is foundational for all courses in Lay Servant Ministries.  Participants are encouraged to discover and employ personal spiritual gifts as God intended and to consider the importance of exercising servant leadership, developing future leaders, remaining rooted in consistent spiritual practices and being part of a group that holds members accountable in their discipleship.

Lay Servant Ministries – Basic Course,  Sandy Zeigler Jackson and Brian Jackson

Participant’s Book – DR626 – 978-0-88177-626-3, $12.00

Leader’s Guide and Participant’s Book available in ePub and Kindle ($9.99)


Journeying Together

Faith formation discussion group, led by Lucina Hallagan.  We will journey through the lectionary readings. Reading, discussing and sharing how God is working in our lives.

Anyone is welcome.  Meet in the lounge at 8:45 am on Sunday mornings.

Bring your own coffee/tea or make yourself a cup of Kureig coffee/tea.

Suggested book – Upper Room Discipline for 2023 – but not necessary.  The office can order copies.


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