Calendar of Events

The Lay Counselor Institute (LCI) provides training opportunities and workshops hosted by various churches in the Washington DC metro area throughout the calendar year. To host an event at your church, contact us for available dates. (Read more about hosting a LCI event)

  • Level 2: Practicum (Our Counseling Model)

    Level 2: Practicum is a training opportunity designed to give participants an overview of the counseling relationship from start to finish. This level 2 training typically includes 10 two-hour weekly meetings. Each session includes both theory and practice: a one-hour lecture and discussion on a particular topic, and a one-hour group meeting spent practicing concepts within a […]

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  • Level 1B – Glorious Mess Lab

    The second part of the Glorious Mess is a Lab, an experiential small group that quickly follows the Glorious Mess seminar. It involves personal sharing and intimate exercises designed to “flesh out” the content from the Glorious Mess Seminar. The Glorious Mess Lab is 5 weeks of a meaningful small group experience (4-6 members and 2 experienced […]

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  • The Glorious Mess (Arnold/Annapolis, MD)

    The next Glorious Mess Seminar is January 20, 2018 at Bay Area Community Church in Annapolis, MD. We live in constant tension. On a daily basis we can be bombarded with news of both heart-warming and heart-wrenching stories that involve people—a stranger donates $10,000 to a family in need, or a gunman takes innocent lives on a school campus. […]

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