Reading scripture and liturgy in public is an honor that deserves our time and attention as it provides an opportunity for people to hear God’s word. Learning how to connect with those who are listening by speaking clearly and audibly helps people understand and make sense of what you are saying.


On completion of this course you should be able to:

  1. describe practical steps to effectively read scripture and liturgy in public
  2. identify the differences between ‘reading’ to yourself and ‘speaking’ in public
  3. read effectively in public

Course Materials & Resources

Individual / Small Group Study

Layreaders are encouraged to attend group events if possible, however, this course can be completed via self study or with a small local group.

Course Evaluation

Once you have completed this course, either by yourself or with a group, please submit the course evaluation form, either online or send paper copy to:
Warden of Layreaders
168 Church Street,
Fredericton NB E3B 4C9