Reservations for the conference rooms at the conference center in White Plains can be made with Alexa Ojeda via email at receptionist@nyac.com. Click here for information on how to reserve a room. The available rooms are: Perkins Learning Center (LC): capacity 50; Conference Room 115 (CR115): capacity approx. 20; Conference Room 109 (CR109): capacity approx.  6-8.

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December 2017

Cancelled: Lay Servant Class - John Wesley & Charles Wesley (Westport)

Saturday, December 9, 2017 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Two-week class: December 9, 16. This class has been cancelled due to the impending snow.

Lay Servant Class - John Wesley & Charles Wesley (Westport)

Saturday, December 16, 2017 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Two-week class: December 9, 16.

Lay Servant Class: Leading Worship (Shelton)

Saturday, January 6, 2018 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Registration form attached. Snow date: January 13

LIW Lay Servant Classes (Corona)

Saturday, January 20, 2018 9:00 AM to 2:00 AM
Basic Course  Dates: January 20; February 3, 17; March 3, 17 Closing Ceremony: April 7 at UMC of Floral Park, 35 Verbena Ave., Floral Park NY

LIW Lay Servant Classes (Brooklyn: St. Mark's)

Saturday, January 20, 2018 9:00 AM to 2:00 AM
Courses begin offered:  Basic Advanced: Led by the Holy Spirit, Dancing with Words, Proclaim the Gospel, Heal the Sick, Drive out Demons, and Go Preach Dates: January 20; February 3, 17; March 3, 17 Closing Ceremony: April 7 at UMC of Floral Park, ...

LIW Lay Servant Classes (Floral Park)

Saturday, January 20, 2018 9:00 AM to 2:00 AM
Courses begin offered:  Basic Advanced: Led by the Holy Spirit, Discovering Your Spiritual Gifts, and Go Preach Dates: January 20; February 3, 17; March 3, 17 Closing Ceremony: April 7 at UMC of Floral Park, 35 Verbena Ave., Floral Park NY

LIE District Lay Servant Class (Baldwin: First)

Sunday, February 18, 2018 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Location: First UMC of Baldwin
Class is Lay Pastoral Care Giving This event recurs weekly on Sundays from February 18, 2018 to Saturday, March 18, 2018.  

LIE District Lay Servant Classes (Westbury)

Saturday, February 24, 2018 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Location: Westbury UMC
Classes include:  Basic Lay Servant Course Leading Bible Study This event recurs weekly on Saturdays from February 24, 2018 to March 24, 2018

LIE District Lay Servant Classes (Huntington-Cold Spring Harbor)

Saturday, February 24, 2018 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Location: Huntington-Cold Spring Harbor
Classes Include: Basic Lay Servant Course Spiritual Gifts Leading Prayer This event recurs weekly on Saturdays from February 24, 2018 to March 24, 2018.

LIE District Lay Servant Classes (Hampton Bays)

Saturday, February 24, 2018 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Location: Hampton Bays UMC
Classes offered: Basic Lay Servant Course Lay Pastoral Care Giving Spiritual Gifts This event recurs weekly on Saturdays from February 24, 2018 to March 24, 2018.

CH District Lay Servant Class: Leading Worship (Hudson: Trinity)

Saturday, February 24, 2018 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Hudson: Trinity UMC
Five-week course: February 24, March 3, 10, 17, 24 Course Instructor: Pastor Ken Coddington Registration form is attached above

CH District Basic Lay Servant Course (New Paltz)

Sunday, February 25, 2018 1:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Location: New Paltz UMC
Two afternoon sessions: February 25 & March 4 Course instructor: Margaret Howe Registration form is attached above

CH District Lay Servant Class: Discover Your Spiritual Gifts (New Paltz)

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: New Paltz UMC
Four-week course: February 28, March 7, 14, 21 Course instructor: Gail Erdie Registration form is attached above

CH District Lay Servant Class: Spiritual Disciplines in the Wesleyan Tradition (New Paltz)

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: New Paltz UMC
Four-week course: February 28, March 7, 14, 21 Course instructor: Rev. Bette Sohm Registration form is attached above

CH District Lay Servant Class: Transforming Evangelism (Delhi)

Saturday, March 3, 2018 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Delhi: United Ministry
Four-week course: March 3, 10, 24, & 31 Course instructor: Carol Merante Registration form is attached above

MET District: Basic & Advanced Lay Servant Class - White Plains: Memorial

Saturday, April 14, 2018 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Memorial UMC
Please register to attend the basic or advance class

CT District Basic Lay Servant Ministries Course (Plainville)

Saturday, April 14, 2018 9:30 AM to 3:30 AM
Location: Plainville UMC
This course meets two times: 4/14 & 4/28  9:30-3:30

MET District: Basic & Advanced Lay Servant Class - White Plains: Memorial

Saturday, April 28, 2018 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Memorial UMC
Please register to attend the basic or advance class.

Preaching in the UMC (Southington: Grace)

Saturday, June 23, 2018 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Location: Grace United Methodist Church
CT District  Grace UMC For Lay Servants and all Laity in the NYAC interested in the process of preparing and delivering a sermon.  This course is always exciting and inspirational in content and delivery. You will not be disappointed and you may ...

CT District Basic LSM Course (Trumbull: Long Hill)

Saturday, June 23, 2018 9:00 AM
Location: Trumbull CT: Long Hill UMC
Two Saturdays:  June 23 and June 30, 2018  Fellowship/Registration 9-9:30 am (Breakfast on June 23!)   Classes begin promptly at 9:30 am, ending by 3:30 pm.  IMPORTANT:    Please bring your own lunch.   Coffee/tea will be provided.  Purchase your ...

Preaching in the UMC (Southington: Grace)

Saturday, June 30, 2018 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Location: Grace United Methodist Church
CT District  Grace UMC For Lay Servants and all Laity in the NYAC interested in the process of preparing and delivering a sermon.  This course is always exciting and inspirational in content and delivery. You will not be disappointed and you may ...

CT District Basic LSM Course (Trumbull: Long Hill)

Saturday, June 30, 2018 9:00 AM
Location: Trumbull CT: Long Hill UMC
Two Saturdays:  June 23 and June 30, 2018  Fellowship/Registration 9-9:30 am (Breakfast on June 23!)   Classes begin promptly at 9:30 am, ending by 3:30 pm.  IMPORTANT:    Please bring your own lunch.   Coffee/tea will be provided.  Purchase your ...

2018 Lay Servant Advanced Course - Embracing Personal Prayer (Delhi)

Saturday, June 30, 2018 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: United Ministry of Delhi
 

2018 Lay Servant Advanced Course - Embracing Personal Prayer (Delhi)

Saturday, July 7, 2018 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: United Ministry of Delhi
 

2018 Lay Servant Advanced Course - From Your Heart to Theirs (Hudson:Trinity)

Saturday, July 7, 2018 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Location: Trinity United Methodist Church
 

2018 Basic Lay Servant Course (Liberty)

Tuesday, July 10, 2018 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: United Methodist Church of Liberty
 

2018 Lay Servant Advanced Course - Planning Worship (Liberty)

Tuesday, July 10, 2018 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: United Methodist Church of Liberty
 

2018 Lay Servant Advanced Course - Embracing Personal Prayer (Delhi)

Saturday, July 14, 2018 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: United Ministry of Delhi
 

2018 Lay Servant Advanced Course - From Your Heart to Theirs (Hudson:Trinity)

Saturday, July 14, 2018 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Location: Trinity United Methodist Church
 

2018 Lay Servant Advanced Course - Planning Worship (Liberty)

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: United Methodist Church of Liberty
 

2018 Basic Lay Servant Course (Liberty)

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: United Methodist Church of Liberty
 

The Spirit and Art of Conflict Resolution (Wethersfield)

Saturday, July 21, 2018 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Location: Wethersfield UMC
The Spirit and Art of Conflict Resolution Advanced Lay Servant  Class Lay Servants will earn 10 credits for successful completion of this two-day course and it will cover your three-year requirement as a Certified Lay Servant. July 21 and July 28, ...

2018 Lay Servant Advanced Course - Embracing Personal Prayer (Delhi)

Saturday, July 21, 2018 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: United Ministry of Delhi
 

2018 Lay Servant Advanced Course - From Your Heart to Theirs (Hudson:Trinity)

Saturday, July 21, 2018 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Location: Trinity United Methodist Church
 

2018 Lay Servant Advanced Course - Planning Worship (Liberty)

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: United Methodist Church of Liberty
 

2018 Basic Lay Servant Course (Liberty)

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: United Methodist Church of Liberty
 

2018 Lay Servant Advanced Course - From Your Heart to Theirs (Hudson:Trinity)

Saturday, July 28, 2018 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Location: Trinity United Methodist Church
 

2018 Lay Servant Advanced Course - Embracing Personal Prayer (Delhi)

Saturday, July 28, 2018 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: United Ministry of Delhi
 

The Spirit and Art of Conflict Resolution (Wethersfield)

Saturday, July 28, 2018 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Location: Wethersfield UMC
The Spirit and Art of Conflict Resolution Advanced Lay Servant  Class Lay Servants will earn 10 credits for successful completion of this two-day course and it will cover your three-year requirement as a Certified Lay Servant. July 21 and July 28, ...

2018 Lay Servant Advanced Course - Planning Worship (Liberty)

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: United Methodist Church of Liberty
 

2018 Basic Lay Servant Course (Liberty)

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: United Methodist Church of Liberty
 

2018 Lay Servant Advanced Course - From Your Heart to Theirs (Hudson:Trinity)

Saturday, August 4, 2018 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Location: Trinity United Methodist Church
 

CH District - Basic Lay Servant Course (Saugerties)

Saturday, September 8, 2018 9:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Location: Saugerties UMC

CH District - Basic Lay Servant Course (Middletown, NY)

Sunday, September 9, 2018 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Location: St. Paul's UMC: Middletown, NY

CH District - Advanced Lay Servant Course - Called to Preach: From Pew to Pulpit (Middletown, NY)

Sunday, September 9, 2018 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Location: St. Paul's UMC: Middletown, NY

Conference Lay Servant Ministries Committee (LC)

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

NYCT District - Advanced Lay Servant Course "From Pew to Pulpit" (Shrub Oak)

Thursday, September 13, 2018 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: UMC at Shrub Oak
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: This is a course designed for those who have not completed formal preaching training and for those who are called upon to preach in the pastor’s absence. Book Title: From Pew to Pulpit, by Clifton F. Guthrie Books may be ...

CT District - Lay Servant Ministries Basic Course (Hartford: North)

Saturday, September 15, 2018 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Location: North United Methodist Church
IMPORTANT:    Please bring a small snack to share with the group.   Coffee/tea will be provided.  Please bring your lunch. Purchase your book:  “Lay Servant Ministries Basic Course Participants Book” available through  Cokesbury  800-672-1789  ...

CH District - Basic Lay Servant Course (Middletown, NY)

Sunday, September 16, 2018 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Location: St. Paul's UMC: Middletown, NY

CH District - Advanced Lay Servant Course - Called to Preach: From Pew to Pulpit (Middletown, NY)

Sunday, September 16, 2018 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Location: St. Paul's UMC: Middletown, NY

CH District - Advanced Lay Servant Course - Discover Your Spiritual Gifts (Napanoch)

Monday, September 17, 2018 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Napanoch: St. Mark's

NYCT District - Advanced Lay Servant Course "From Pew to Pulpit" (Shrub Oak)

Thursday, September 20, 2018 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: UMC at Shrub Oak
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: This is a course designed for those who have not completed formal preaching training and for those who are called upon to preach in the pastor’s absence. Book Title: From Pew to Pulpit, by Clifton F. Guthrie Books may be ...

NYCT District - Lay Servant Ministries (Norwalk: Cornerstone)

Saturday, September 22, 2018 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM
Location: Cornerstone Community UMC
The Lay Servant Ministries "Basic Course" is being offered in SPANISH! This is a 2 Saturday completion course offering. The Course leader will be Pastor Carlos Figueroa, pastor of the Peekskill, UMC.  Registration cost: $15.00 payable to “Lay ...

NYCT District - Lay Servant Ministries Basic Course (Hudson Highlands)

Saturday, September 22, 2018 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM
Location: Hudson Highlands UMC
This course is a 2-day event; the first class is on Sept 22 and the second is on Oct 13th. 8:30AM-2:30PM

CT District - Lay Servant Ministries Basic Course (Hartford: North)

Saturday, September 22, 2018 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Location: North United Methodist Church
IMPORTANT:    Please bring a small snack to share with the group.   Coffee/tea will be provided.  Please bring your lunch. Purchase your book:  “Lay Servant Ministries Basic Course Participants Book” available through  Cokesbury  800-672-1789  ...

CH District - Basic Lay Servant Course (Saugerties)

Saturday, September 22, 2018 9:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Location: Saugerties UMC

CH District - Advanced Lay Servant Course - Called to Preach: From Pew to Pulpit (Middletown, NY)

Sunday, September 23, 2018 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Location: St. Paul's UMC: Middletown, NY

CH District - Basic Lay Servant Course (Middletown, NY)

Sunday, September 23, 2018 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Location: St. Paul's UMC: Middletown, NY

CH District - Advanced Lay Servant Course - Discover Your Spiritual Gifts (Napanoch)

Monday, September 24, 2018 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Napanoch: St. Mark's

NYCT District - Advanced Lay Servant Course "From Pew to Pulpit" (Shrub Oak)

Thursday, September 27, 2018 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: UMC at Shrub Oak
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: This is a course designed for those who have not completed formal preaching training and for those who are called upon to preach in the pastor’s absence. Book Title: From Pew to Pulpit, by Clifton F. Guthrie Books may be ...

NYCT District - Lay Servant Ministries Basic Course (Carmel: Drew)

Saturday, September 29, 2018 8:30 AM to 2:30 AM
Location: Drew UMC
This is a 2-session course beginning on Sept. 29  8:30AM -2:30PM and the second class is October 6, at  8:30AM to 2:30PM.

NYCT District - Lay Servant Ministries (Norwalk: Cornerstone)

Saturday, September 29, 2018 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM
Location: Cornerstone Community UMC
The Lay Servant Ministries "Basic Course" is being offered in SPANISH! This is a 2 Saturday completion course offering. The Course leader will be Pastor Carlos Figueroa, pastor of the Peekskill, UMC.  Registration cost: $15.00 payable to “Lay ...

CH District - Advanced Lay Servant Course - Called to Preach: From Pew to Pulpit (Middletown, NY)

Sunday, September 30, 2018 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Location: St. Paul's UMC: Middletown, NY

CH District - Basic Lay Servant Course (Middletown, NY)

Sunday, September 30, 2018 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Location: St. Paul's UMC: Middletown, NY

CH District - Advanced Lay Servant Course - Discover Your Spiritual Gifts (Napanoch)

Monday, October 1, 2018 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Napanoch: St. Mark's

NYCT District - Advanced Lay Servant Course "From Pew to Pulpit" (Shrub Oak)

Thursday, October 4, 2018 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: UMC at Shrub Oak
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: This is a course designed for those who have not completed formal preaching training and for those who are called upon to preach in the pastor’s absence. Book Title: From Pew to Pulpit, by Clifton F. Guthrie Books may be ...

CH Advanced Lay Servant Course - Called to Preach: From Pew to Pulpit (Hudson: Trinity)

Saturday, October 6, 2018 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Trinity United Methodist Church

CH Advance Lay Servant Course - Lay Pastoral Care Giving (Liberty)

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Location: Liberty United Methodist Church
 

NYCT District - Advanced Lay Servant Course "From Pew to Pulpit" (Shrub Oak)

Thursday, October 11, 2018 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: UMC at Shrub Oak
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: This is a course designed for those who have not completed formal preaching training and for those who are called upon to preach in the pastor’s absence. Book Title: From Pew to Pulpit, by Clifton F. Guthrie Books may be ...

CH Advanced Lay Servant Course - Called to Preach: From Pew to Pulpit (Hudson: Trinity)

Saturday, October 13, 2018 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Trinity United Methodist Church

CH Advanced Lay Servant Class - Spiritual Disciplines in the Wesleyan Traidition (Saugerties: Quarryville)

Saturday, October 13, 2018 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Quarryville UMC

CH District - Advanced Lay Servant Course - Discover Your Spiritual Gifts (Napanoch)

Monday, October 15, 2018 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Napanoch: St. Mark's

CH Advance Lay Servant Course - Lay Pastoral Care Giving (Liberty)

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Location: Liberty United Methodist Church
 

CH Advanced Lay Servant Course - Called to Preach: From Pew to Pulpit (Hudson: Trinity)

Saturday, October 20, 2018 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Trinity United Methodist Church

CH Advance Lay Servant Course - God's Mission ... Our Journey (Lexington)

Saturday, October 20, 2018 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Lexington-Westkill UMC
 

CH Advanced Lay Servant Class - Spiritual Disciplines in the Wesleyan Traidition (Saugerties: Quarryville)

Saturday, October 20, 2018 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Quarryville UMC

CH District - Advanced Lay Servant Course - Discover Your Spiritual Gifts (Napanoch)

Monday, October 22, 2018 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Napanoch: St. Mark's

CH Advance Lay Servant Course - Lay Pastoral Care Giving (Liberty)

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Location: Liberty United Methodist Church
 

CH Advance Lay Servant Course - God's Mission ... Our Journey (Lexington)

Saturday, October 27, 2018 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Lexington-Westkill UMC
 

CH Advanced Lay Servant Course - Called to Preach: From Pew to Pulpit (Hudson: Trinity)

Saturday, October 27, 2018 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Trinity United Methodist Church

NYCT District - Basic Lay Servant Ministries Course (Bangall)

Sunday, October 28, 2018 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: Bangall UMC
Registration cost: $15.00 payable to “Lay Servant Committee NY/CT District” plus cost of the book. The book for this course is to be purchased by registrant prior to attending the class. Mail Form and Application fee to: Gary Gomes, 5 Nelson St., ...

CH Advance Lay Servant Course - Lay Pastoral Care Giving (Liberty)

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Location: Liberty United Methodist Church
 

CH Advanced Lay Servant Class - Spiritual Disciplines in the Wesleyan Traidition (Saugerties: Quarryville)

Saturday, November 3, 2018 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Quarryville UMC

NYCT District - Basic Lay Servant Ministries Course (Bangall)

Sunday, November 4, 2018 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: Bangall UMC
Registration cost: $15.00 payable to “Lay Servant Committee NY/CT District” plus cost of the book. The book for this course is to be purchased by registrant prior to attending the class. Mail Form and Application fee to: Gary Gomes, 5 Nelson St., ...

CH Advanced Lay Servant Class - Spiritual Disciplines in the Wesleyan Traidition (Saugerties: Quarryville)

Saturday, November 10, 2018 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Quarryville UMC

NYCT District - Basic Lay Servant Ministries Course (Bangall)

Sunday, November 11, 2018 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: Bangall UMC
Registration cost: $15.00 payable to “Lay Servant Committee NY/CT District” plus cost of the book. The book for this course is to be purchased by registrant prior to attending the class. Mail Form and Application fee to: Gary Gomes, 5 Nelson St., ...

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