Lay Reader Training

Candidates for licensing as Lay Readers must complete one of the training paths below.

Past training or equivalent courses may be substituted on a case-by-case basis when approved by the bishop.

Lay Reader licenses may be renewed without repeating this training.

Path 1

Complete four courses from Latimer Theological Institute. The courses may be taken for credit or audited only.

  • BIB420 – Introduction to the Old Testament
  • BIB421 – Introduction to the New Testament
  • THE540 – Introduction to the Articles of Religion
  • ANG450 – Use of the Book of Common Prayer

Contact the institution to enroll. Availability of courses varies.

Path 2

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