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LSM Advanced Course: GOD’s Mission… Our Journey (Leadership)

april, 2024

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Event Details

Dates: three Wednesdays, April 24 – May 8, 2024, 7 PM PDT (4 PM HST/Noon Thursdays, ChST)

Location: online (Zoom)


Cost: $25 for LSM credit; $15 for no LSM credit. The purchase of a book is also required.


This 3-week class is open to participants from all Cal-Pac districts. All are welcome!

This course will provide participants with a better understanding of a holistic approach to participation in God’s mission to the world and equip lay servants for more effective missional engagement in their communities and beyond.

About the Class:

  • Provide your own book: All participants will need a copy of A Mission Journey: A Handbook for Volunteers (available at The Upper Room).
  • Attendance is required at all sessions for credit. All those seeking certification as a Certified Lay Servant are invited to attend.
    • About Certified Lay Servant (CLS) and Certified Lay Speaker status: 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. If you have taken the Basic Lay Servant Class within the last three years, taking this advanced class will 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: Preaching, Leading or Planning Worship, Discovering Your Spiritual Gifts, Leading Prayer, United Methodist Heritage or History, United Methodist Polity, and GOD’s Mission… Our Journey. For more information about Lay Servant Ministries, click here.
  • Your required participation in the “A Day of Hope” outreach will serve as 4 hours of the 10 contact hours needed for this Advanced LSM Course.

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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.