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Mon, Oct 10



Online Lay Preaching Class

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Time & Location

Oct 10, 2022, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Boise, 3430 N Maple Grove Rd, Boise, ID 83704, USA

About the Event

This course will give you tools and resources for your preaching tool belt.

When: Monday evenings at 7:00 – 8:00 pm MDT, October 3, 10, 17, 31, 2022

How: On Zoom

Cost: $25 for all four classes. There will be scholarships for those who cannot afford this cost. Please send

Pastor Connie a note at .

Resource Needed: You will need to buy a book, “A Sermon Workbook – Exercises In the Art and Craft of

Preaching” by Thomas H. Troeger & Leonora Tubbs Tisdale. This book is about $22 and can be ordered

from Amazon. Feel free to buy a used copy.

Sign up Deadline: October 1, 2022

Sign Up:

Web site for this class will be given upon registration. There will be videos for Introduction to

the class, resources and other clergy sharing their tips for preaching.

Teacher: Pastor Connie Winter-Eulberg. Pastor Connie is the Pastor at King of Glory Lutheran

Church in Boise, ID. She has an M.Div. from Trinity Lutheran Seminary in Columbus, OH and an

MSW from the University of Kansas. Her ministry sites have been: Developing a ministry that

focused on spiritual healing for survivors of sexual and domestic violence (Kansas City, MO),

campus pastor at Colorado State University for 17 years, pastor at St. Andrews Lutheran

Church, San Mateo, CA. Pastor Connie has been adjunct faculty at St. Paul School of Theology,

supervised 2 seminary interns and supervised many “Ministry in Context” Seminary Students.

Who is invited? People who love God and have a message to share about faith, God, Jesus and the Holy


Why is teaching lay people about preaching important?

1. In Ephesians 4:12-13 it says that it is our task to equip the followers of Jesus for ministry. God gives

a wide variety of people the gift of preaching.

2. It is healthy for a congregation to hear a wide variety of preachers who can be used by God to bring

the message. Any congregation has people who have varied learning styles and a wide range of

preachers can be uplifting and helpful.

3. Lay preachers can become vital leaders in a congregation.

4. Lay preachers come with a different perspective on ministry and their voice is a blessing.

5. Lay preachers are wonderful resources when a Called pastor is on vacation, at a church conference,

away for Continuing Education, a family emergency or is ill.

The one resource that is needed for this class is: “A Sermon Workbook – Exercises In the Art and Craft

of Preaching” by Thomas H. Troeger & Leonora Tubbs Tisdale. This can be bought on Amazon. The

paperback version is $21.77 and the Kindle is $14.74. *This is a workbook, but the Kindle book is

workable for you to answer the questions on your own computer or paper. If you need help with

getting this book please let Pastor Connie know.

Class Schedule will include: Why do we preach? How do we decide what to focus on? What is the goal

of a sermon? How do I craft a sermon? The many forms of how to craft a sermon. Each person will

record a 3-5 minute sermon and record it to show to the class and get applause and helpful comments.

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