Lay Preacher’s Academy Holds Conference at Dead Sea

DEAD SEA, JORDAN – The Lay Preacher’s Academy, a ministry of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jordan and the Holy Land designed to promote congregational lay members into the ordained ministry of the church, held a preaching conference at the Dead Sea in Jordan.  Participants practiced their sermon skills as well as listened to lectures on subjects such as worship and communion presented by Bishop Munib Younan and Dr. Munther Ishaq.  The conference was part of the continuing education of the Lay Preachers.  The first graduates of the Academy will be honored this fall when they complete the course.

To view photos from the conference, you can visit the ELCJHL’s photo gallery