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Gwen Pyle 
Presbytery of East Tennessee 
865 688-5581 


Saturday October 8, 2011
Saturday October 29, 2011 from 9:00am to 3:00pm 

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Maryville College 
502 E. Lamar Alexander Parkway
Maryville, TN 37804-5907

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Presbytery of East Tennessee School of the Laity - Fall 2011

Interested in learning more about your faith?  Curious about Reformed Theology or our Presbyterian heritage?   Thinking about the possibility of becoming a Commissioned Lay Pastor or accepting other leadership opportunities?  Then we have an innovative program just for you.

Since the Fall of 2010 our presbytery has offered a School of the Laity  three times a year.  Each class will be held on two Saturdays and will be taught by Maryville College faculty or area ministers.  The cost for each class will be $65, which includes lunch both days. The School of the Laity is available to all lay persons and you do not need to have taken previous classes in order to register for the current class.

The Fall 2011 class, Christian Ethics, will be held on October 8 and 29 from 9:00am to 3:00pm at Maryville CollegeThe deadline to register is September 28Register online below.

For more information, contact:

Elizabeth Wilson:,  865-671-4132

Ron Keese:,  865-521-6851

PET School of the Laity    ~    Course Calendar

Year One

           Fall:  Overview of the Old Testament

           Spring:  Overview of the New Testament 

           Summer:  Bible Study for Interpretation and Application

Year Two

            Fall: Christian Ethics

            Spring: Reformed Theology

            Summer:  History of Christianity