The Lay Academy of Church Excellence (LACE) is designed for United Methodist lay people to become more effective members of their local church and to become an effective witness in the local community.The classes assist lay people to enable them to lead local congregations for the transformation of the world.
Who Can Participate?
Any United Methodist who wants to learn more about the United Methodist Church, and wants to grow as a disciple of Jesus Christ.
Each applicant must have the recommendation of his/her pastor and their church.
What Sessions Must I Take?
To become an Advanced Certified Lay Speaker, and be able to speak in other churches you must attend the Basic Sessions 1 and 2, and Advanced Sessions 3 and 4. Those wishing to re-certify
will register for Advanced Sessions 3 and 4.
How Long is Each Session?
9 am - 4 pm. Lunch will be provided.
What is the Cost of the Classes?
$60 per session
The district is asking each individual to pay $20 per session, their church to pay $20 per session and the district will pay $20 per session.
Where and when will these sessions be held?
Advanced sessions 3 and 4 will be held at Somerset First UMC
on October 12
(session 3) and October 19
Somerset First UMC
99 Central Ave.
Somerset, Ky 42501
All registration forms and fees should be mailed by September 14, 2019 to -
South East KY District
PO Box 3410
London, KY 40743
Email questions to Rev. John Street at email@example.com
or call 606-260-8215.