2015 LACE Program - #1
Saturday, July 18, 2015

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Taylorsville UMC
145 W. Main St.
Taylorsville, KY 40071

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Abbi Blosser


Lay Academy for Church Excellence


A time of leadership development to equip

United Methodists to become the leaders

that God has called us to be.


First Module: Listen

July 18, 2015          

9 AM – 3 PM

Taylorsville UMC

145 W. Main St.

Taylorsville, KY 40071



Rev. Judy Ransbottom-Stallons,

Rev. Dr. Bryan Langlands, and José Baeza


For more information, contact Abbi Blosser

at 502-875-2607 or franfortdistrictumc@gmail.com


Daily Schedule:


9:00 AM                                  Registration

9:15-9:30 AM                         Welcome and Devotion

9:30-11:00 AM                       Keynote

11:15-12:30 PM                      Morning Workshops

12:30-1:15 PM                        Lunch

1:15-2:30 PM                          Afternoon Workshops

2:30-3:00 PM                          Prayer and Holy Communion

July 18 – Taylorsville UMC

Keynote - Rev. Judy Ransbottom-Stallons on "Exploring Your Spiritual Calling" 

            Workshop - The Life of Prayer with Jose Baeza

Workshop - Leading for Change with Rev. Dr. Bryan Langland


August 15 – Rockbridge UMC

Keynote - District Superintendent Rev. Paul Fryman on "Who We Are as United Methodists"

            Workshop - Church and Society with Kenya Cummings

            Workshop - Pastoral Care with Rev. Lori Casey


September 19 - Saint Mark UMC (Campbellsville)

Keynote – Panel Discussion on Missions

Workshop: Communications with Shannon Blosser (Both Tracks)

Workshops: Crafting a Message with Willard Knipp (Basic Lay Servant Track) OR Evangelism with Chad Brandt (Servant Leader Track)


October 17 - New Castle UMC

Keynote – Rev. Sean Ryan on "Discovering the Holy Sacraments"

Workshop: Becoming a Disciple with Rhoda Raglin (Both Tracks)

Workshops: Teaching the Word with Marcia Woodyard (Basic Lay Servant Track) OR Stewardship with Leslie Williams (Servant Leader Track)


November 21 - Lawrenceburg UMC

Keynote - Rev. Ron Crandall on "Abiding in Christ"

Workshops:  Lay speaking talks; Beginning and Ending Appointments with Rev. Jack Brewer (ideas/guidelines for laity and clergy); Trustees (leader TBA); Leadership with R. B. Brown; Talk back Session on “Abiding in Christ” with Ron Crandall

          Workshops: Lay Leaders with Mary Alice Berry; Finance with Steve Coleman and Rev. Donna Aros; Leadership with R. B.    Brown; Children's Ministry with Jill

2015 LACE Registration Form


Name: _______________________________________________


Address: _____________________________________________


Phone: _______________________________________________


Email: ________________________________________________






Cost is $10.00  per Module or $40 for all five. Make checks payable to: Frankfort District UMC.


Return registration form and payment to:
Frankfort District
949 Louisville Rd., Suite,C,
Frankfort,KY 40601


Please bring a love offering/donation to cover the cost of lunch.