J. Richard Bass School of the Laity
The School of the Laity is a groundbreaking lay education ministry of the Savannah Presbytery, sponsored and conducted by the Education and Training Ministry Team. The intent of this program is to prepare lay people for their Christian witness to the world. The Church exists for the sake of the world to do the will of God as revealed in Jesus Christ (John 3:16).
Focused on Scripture, reformed theology, and ministry, the School of the Laity is a two-year program of weekend classes with additional homework and preparation time. Students participate in a total of three summer sessions, two fall sessions, and two spring sessions. As evidence of their serious intent, students pay tuition fees and provide for their own transportation costs.
Classes are held at the beautiful Epworth by the Sea Conference Center on St. Simons Island, GA. Graduates can later apply to enter the Commissioned Ruling Elder Program, a continuing education program that prepares individuals for ministry, and possible commissioning to a church or ministry.
Please submit form & payment in church office by September 12, 2019.