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33rd Academy for Laity

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August 13 - August 14

Academy for Laity
The 2016 weekend Academy for Laity, which is open to all who wish to serve Christ in ministry, will gather Aug. 13-14, at The Inn at Reading (1040 North Park Toad, Wyomissing, PA). The theme is “Follow that Star: Make It Happen.” Courses, including some back by popular demand, are:
  • Basic Course: “Preparing Local Church Servants” – now FULL
  • “Making Every Prayer Count:  Moving between ME and WE”
  • “Emotional Intelligence: A Blueprint for Your Spiritual Path”
  • “Walking in Love: The Act of Repentance and Healing Relationships with Native American and Indigenous Persons”
  • Two preaching courses: “Preaching to be Heard” (now FULL) and “Preaching by Number” (still open)
  • “What To Say To People Who Are Hurting”
  • “Theology and Doctrine” and
  • “Building a ‘First Aid Kit’ for Church Health.”
Basic registration costs $90 and will go online after Annual Conference. The discounted hotel rate is $99 a night. The academy-lasting only two days this year-begins Saturday at 7 AM for breakfast and ends Sunday at 12:30 PM with Communion. Credit will be awarded to persons in the Christ Servant Ministry program.
August 13-14: Academy for Laity, The Inn at Reading
SCHEDULE FOR THE 2016 ACADEMY FOR LAITY

Friday, August 12, 2016

  • 4:30 – 6:30 Advance Registration

Saturday, August 13, 2016

  • 7:00 – 8:15 Breakfast
  • 8:00 – 8:15 Opening Prayer
  • 8:15 – 8:45 Bible Study
  • 9:00 – 12:00 Morning Class
  • 12:00 – 1:00 Lunch
  • 1:00 – 5:00 Afternoon Class
  • 5:30 – 6:30 Dinner and fellowship
  • 6:30 – 7:00 Praise Music
  • 7:00 – 7:45 Introductions/Presentations
  • 7:45 – 9:00 Entertainment

Sunday, August 14, 2016

  • 7:00 – 8:00 Breakfast
  • 8:00 – 11:00 Final Class Period
  • 11:15 – 12:30 Closing Worship with Holy Communion
Registration

The Basic Course and The Speaking 1 Course are now FULL. These courses have been removed from the online registration options. Please do not select these courses when filling out the paper registration form.

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Registrar Contact

Anne Taylor, deertaylor5@gmail.com

Details

Start:
August 13
End:
August 14
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Venue

Inn at Reading
1040 North Park Road
Wyomissing, PA 19610 United States
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Phone:
610-372-7811 or 800-383-9713
Website:
www.innatreading.com