The Red River District will offer Basic and Advanced Lay Servant Training during October-November 2022.  These courses will be offered via Zoom and are available to our laity from the Tennessee-Western Kentucky Conference.  We also welcome our supply pastors to join in this training. 

To register, contact: Bruce Myers at or 931-206-2562

Each course meets four times, once each weekend for four weekends. Class length is 2 hours-2.5 hours.  There is no cost other than the price of the textbook.  A link to order the book will be provided with registration.

Note:  Class dates and times vary.  Check the schedule carefully.


Course: Basic Course in Lay Servant Ministries — Basic Course

Dates:  October 29, November 5, 12, 19 (all class meetings required)
Time: 1:00-3:30 PM (Saturday afternoons)
Instructor: Rev. Penny Stratton

Book: Lay Servant Ministries by Sandy Zeigler Jackson and Brian Jackson

To register, contact: Bruce Myers Cell 931-206-2562


Course:   United Methodist Beliefs – Advanced Course

Dates:   October 8, 15, 22, 29 (all class meetings required)

Time: 2:00-4:30 PM (Saturday afternoons)

Instructor: Rev. Haley Robinson

Book: The United Methodist Way: Living Our Beliefs by Kenneth Carder

To register, contact: Bruce Myers Cell 931-206-2562


Course:   Prayer in Practice – Advanced Course

Dates:   October 22, 29, November 5, 12 (all class meetings required)

Time: 9:00-11:30 AM (Saturday mornings)

Instructor: Rev. Jamie Mandrell

Book: Prayer, In Practice by J. L. Gerhardt

To register, contact: Bruce Myers Cell 931-206-2562