2016-2017 Lay Academy Sessions
Friday, Sept. 9 and Saturday, Sept. 10
Registration deadline: July 31, 2016
More information is on the Lay Academy page at wcucc.org.
Lay Academy is a ministry of the Wisconsin Conference that engages lay people in spiritual growth and development through theological education. Anyone who longs to grow in faith, discover new ways to serve God and their community, and deepen their knowledge of Christian tradition, ministry, and mission is welcome.
Faith Foundations Years 1 and 2
A 2-year course focused on developing and deepening the foundations of faith.
- Introduction to Lay Academy – Year 1 only
- Reflecting theologically
- Traditional & contemporary theology
- Hebrew testament
- World religions
- Christian history
- Christian testament
Lay Leadership Skills
A course focusing on developing skills for effective leadership in the local church and wider community.
- Understanding your leadership style
- Transformative leadership
- Governance and administration
- Family systems theory
- UCC history, polity and theology