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CLM Course Cycle B: Sacramental Theology & Worship 2023 (Leadership)

april, 2023

15apr(apr 15)9:00 AM22(apr 22)12:30 PMCLM Course Cycle B: Sacramental Theology & Worship 2023 (Leadership)9:00 AM - 12:30 PM (22) PDT

Event Details


  • California & Hawaii: Saturdays, April 15 & 22, 2023 (9 AM – 12:30 PM PDT | 6 AM – 9:30 AM HST)
  • Guam & Saipan: Sundays, April 16 & 23, 2023 (2 AM – 5:30 AM ChST)

Location: Zoom


Cost: $75. The purchase or borrowing of two books is also required.

Registration due: Wednesday, April 12, 2023


This course is open to participants from all Cal-Pac districts. A minimum number of participants is required; if the class is canceled because not enough people register, registrants will be notified by email and those who have paid will be refunded. The maximum number of participants is 24.

Students will study the meaning of our Sacraments, worship and Hymnody in the Wesleyan tradition.

All those seeking certification as a Certified Lay Minister who need the Sacramental Theology & Worship course are invited to participate, as well as all those who are currently Certified Lay Servants. This course is a prerequisite for Certified Lay Ministry status. For more about Certified Lay Ministry, visit the CLM web page at This course is also open to anyone who would like to attend for self-improvement/edification purposes.

  • Attendance is required at all sessions for credit, as well as a three-hour assignment beyond the classroom, for a total of 10 hours.
  • Instructor is the Rev. Dr. Faith Conklin, a retired elder in the California-Pacific Conference. She has previously served as a district superintendent and is the Director for the Western Jurisdiction Course of Study. She has taught Worship and Sacraments for over 25 years.
  • Materials: Participants should have a copy of the following books via purchase or borrowing from your local church: Patterned by Grace: How Liturgy Shapes Us by Daniel T. Benedict Jr. (AmazonCokesbury) and United Methodist Book of Worship (AmazonAmazon KindleCokesbury).

Zoom information will be included in your confirmation email.

  • Technical requirements: To participate in Zoom meetings, participants must have a reliable Internet connection, and a laptop, tablet, or smartphone device that can download and install the Zoom app. A web or phone camera and a microphone are highly recommended, although some users may call in via phone if a mic is not available.


For questions, contact Rev. John Farley at or Denise Serino at