Laity Leadership Institution Online Courses
Saturday, July 29, 2023 at 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM Central Standard Time

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Four courses offered in April, July, September and December. Now registering!

The Bishop Bruce Ough Innovation Center at United Theological Seminary, Dayton, OH, and the Black Methodists for Church Renewal (BMCR) Laity Advocacy Committee have partnered to introduce the 2023 Laity Leadership Institution.

Designed specifically for lay people, the BMCR Laity Leadership Institution features four online courses to help equip laity for powerful local church ministry with impact. Each course focuses on an area of leadership that will help lay leaders with servant hearts deepen their understanding of God’s call in their lives, learn new leadership skills for ministry, and bring renewal to their churches and communities.

  • April 29: Discover Your Spiritual Gifts, led by Dr. Yvette Richards
  • July 29: Soul Reset, led by Rev. Sharon Williams
  • Sept. 30: Charter for Racial Justice, led by Ret. Judge Jon Gray
  • Dec. 9: John Maxwell 101 Leadership, led by Dr. Yvette Richards

 Learn more and register.

The Bishop Bruce Ough Innovation Center is a startup at United Theological Seminary in Dayton, OH, that brings together leading voices on the frontiers of ministry to equip and energize the local Church for a new season of vitality. The Center provides collaborative innovation opportunities and hands-on resourcing to fuel congregations, leaders and pastors for new vitality and missional impact—all undergirded with an ongoing Breakthrough Prayer Initiative.

Sponsor: Black Methodists for Church Renewal Advocacy Committee and Bishop Bruce Ough Innovation Center

Minnesota Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church

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