Synod Lay Preaching Advocate

The Eastern Synod Lay Preaching Advocate is Liz Bird   -  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The role is being one of helping Lay Preachers as they take on more responsibilities following Deployment, and encouraging other church members to consider training in leading worship and following the TLS training course.

Lay Preaching Matters: Guidelines

List of Sections

Introduction and Overview
An Overview
Accreditation. Recognition. Commissioning  
Assessments. Attachments
Books for use in training and refreshing
Criminal Records Disclosure's
Ecumenical Matters
ExLay Presidency at the Sacraments
Mentoring and Supporting
Providing worship checklist [see appendix]
Pulpit supply secretaries
Record keeping
Team Ministry
Training: TLS, TLSLite
Useful contact details [see appendix]
Weekday Worship
Working with Partnerships

Providing Worship Checklist + Changing Patterns and Widening Visions
Useful Contact Details

Download: Lay Preaching Matters: Guidelines

Download: Guidelines on Conduct Behaviour and Training for Lay Preachers  

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