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
145 W. Main St.
Taylorsville, KY 40071
Rev. Judy Ransbottom-Stallons,
Rev. Dr. Bryan Langlands, and José Baeza
For more information, contact Abbi Blosser
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
Cost is $10.00 per Module or $40 for all five. Make checks payable to: Frankfort District UMC.
Return registration form and payment to:
949 Louisville Rd., Suite,C,
Please bring a love offering/donation to cover the cost of lunch.