Contact us to learn more about quality training which empowers people to serve the small membership church.

Lay Training

Laity feel called and know there is more than just sitting in the pew on Sunday.

They have gifts and graces to help small membership churches and want to make a difference in life.

The Lay Academy has two courses to help.

Hope for Small Membership Churches

Many small membership churches have lost the way and are struggling to survive.

The Hope for the Small Membership Church Workshop helps churches find their purpose for serving God and then helps them live out their purpose.

Africa Training

Support first time ministers in Zambia!

The Lay Academy has teamed up with Solomon Muntanga to present a one-week training helping 100 Zambia pastors develop preaching, teaching and leadership skills they can take back to their communities.

Small Membership Church Leadership 2017-2018 webinar series

The United Methodist Rural Advocates presents four workshops to help your church grow in the areas of Mission, Leadership, Vision, and Evangelism. Workshop leaders understand the small membership church and will help your local church leaders develop and lead both church and community.

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