Feeling that you might be called to preach?
Just curious about what it is that local preachers do and what their training involves?
Already a local preacher and feeling that you would like to encourage others on their way?
Then why not come along to our LOCAL PREACHING TASTER DAY at Paisley Methodist Church?
SATURDAY 24 MAY 10.30am- 3.30pm (Wesley Day)
Find out what becoming a Local Preacher involves, and take time to explore with others the possibility that God might be calling you in this direction. No need to enrol – just turn up. All welcome!
No pressure, no recruiting sergeants, just space to reflect
10.30am: Coffee and time to chat
11am: “Hearing the Call” prayers and reflection with Kathleen Pearson, Local Preacher in Ayrshire and Renfrewshire Circuit
11.45am: “Exploring the barriers”, with Rev Liz Adam, Superintendent of the Ayrshire and Renfrewshire Circuit
12.30pm: Lunch (bring your own packed lunch, hot drinks will be available). There will be an opportunity for those who wish to have private conversation with an experienced preacher
1.30pm: Testimony from Local Preachers
2.15 pm: “What happens if I say yes?” What the training involves – an introduction to the process and course materials, with Rev Chris Foxon, Local Preacher Tutor and Minister in the Glasgow Circuit
3pm: Closing worship