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LSM Advanced Course: AI & ChatGPT 4 Church Leaders (Leadership)

april, 2024

15apr(apr 15)6:30 PM13may(may 13)8:30 PMLSM Advanced Course: AI & ChatGPT 4 Church Leaders (Leadership)(april 15) 6:30 PM - (may 13) 8:30 PM PDT

Event Details

Dates: 5 Mondays, April 15 – May 13, 2024, 6:30 PM PDT (3:30 PM HST/11:30 AM Tuesdays ChST)

Location: online (Zoom)


Cost: $39/person, $79 up to 4 persons from the same church


This series is sponsored by North District Lay Servant Ministries in Cal-Pac and open to participants from anyone in the Western Jurisdiction


AI is more ubiquitous and available than most imagine. The question isn’t if you will use AI in your ministry work but how. The instructors are Kenny Jahng and Jason Moore.

  • Attendance is required at all sessions for credit. All those seeking certification as a Certified Lay Servant are invited to attend. The BASIC class and one Advanced Class is required to successfully apply for Certified Lay Servant status. This is one of the six classes required to become a Certified Lay Speaker. Other required advanced courses, in addition to the BASIC class for Certified Lay Speaker certification are Preaching, Leading or Planning Worship, Discovering Your Spiritual Gifts, United Methodist Heritage or United Methodist History, and United Methodist Polity.
    • About Certified Lay Servant (CLS) status: After you take the Basic Lay Servant Class, you have 3 years to take an advanced class to qualify you as a Certified Lay Servant. If you want to continue on to being a Certified Lay Speaker, you will need to take the following advanced classes: Discovering Your Spiritual Gifts, Leading Prayer, Planning Worship or Leading Worship, United Methodist Heritage, United Methodist Polity and Preaching. For more information about Lay Servant Ministries, click here.
  • Download PDF Guide “Unlock the Power of AI” by Kenny Jahng. Once registered, you will be sent a link to download the PDF Guide.
  • Topics: 
    • Introduction to Artificial Intelligence
    • What is ChatGPT & How do you use it
    • 4 Benefits of ChatGPT/AI Tools for Church Leaders
    • Practical & Sample Use Cases
    • Best Practices & Best Prompts
    • Ethical Considerations for Church Leaders

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  • 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 Jean at or 818.789.0351.