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Gwen Pyle 
Presbytery of East Tennessee 
865 688-5581 


Saturday June 23, 2012
Saturday August 18, 2012 from 9:00am to 3:00pm 

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Mars Hill Presbyterian Church 
205 North Jackson St.
Athens, TN 37303-3639

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Presbytery of East Tennessee School of the Laity - Summer 2012

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 Summer 2012 class, Reformed Theology, will be held on June 23 and August 18 from 9:00am to 3:00pm at Mars Hill Presbyterian Church in Athens. The Rev. Dr. Buran Phillips, pastor of Westminster Presbyterian Church in Knoxville, will be the course instructor.  The deadline to register is June 15Register online below.

For more information, contact:

Elizabeth Wilson:,  865-671-4132

Ron Keese:,  865-521-6851