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Lay Ministry Skills Year 4 Syllabus

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Scholarship Information 2016

Covenant agreement for 2017-18 year

Schedule for Lay Ministry Skills: Year 4, 2017 – 2018

September 8-9, 2017 – The Art of Faith Formation – Rev. Dr. Marian Plant
November 3-4 – The Art of Pastoral Care – Rev. Stephen Russell
January 19-20, 2018 – The Art of Worship – Rev. Bryan Sirchio
March 2-3 – The Art of Preaching – Rev. Mark Yurs, Salem UCC, Verona
April 27-28 – The Art of Discernment, Rev. Dr. Sandra Graham and Dr. Patricia Jensen

2017-2018 Lay Ministry Skills 4 Book List

For September (Marian Plant – Faith Formation)

Basics in Christian Education by Karen B. Tye (Chalice Press, 2000)

Faith Formation in Vital Congregations, Marian R. Plant (Pilgrim Press, 2009)

For November (Steven Russell – Pastoral Care)

Pastoral Care: An Essential Guide by John Patton

For January (Worship – Bryan Sirchio)
-The Work of the People: What We Do in Worship and Why by Marlea Gilbert, Christopher Grundy, Eric T. Myers and Stephanie Perdew

The 6 Marks of Progressive Christian Worship by Bryan Sirchio

 For March (Preaching – Mark Yurs)

Four Pages of the Sermon by Paul Scott Wilson

 For April (Discernment – Sandy Graham and Patricia Jensen)

To Be Determined (hopefully soon!)

Lay Ministry Skills Year 4 Syllabus

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