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Lay Servant Ministries

Lay Servants are to serve the local church or charge in any way in which their witness or leadership and service inspires the laity to deeper commitment to Christ and more effective discipleship. This includes the interpretation of scriptures, doctrine, organization, and ministries of the church.

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January 21, 2016

Lay Servant Ministries Catalog

Updated January 2016 — This catalog offers our latest resources designed to equip laity for their roles in ministry as […]

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September 7, 2012

Certificates for Lay Servant Ministry

Download certificates for lay servant ministries. These are available in writeable pdf. 

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September 21, 2015

Introduction to Lay Ministry: The BASIC Course

Download the PowerPoint presentation of the Lay Servant Ministry Basic Course, Listener and Speaker Evaluation Questions, sample Participant's […]

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November 13, 2014

Online Courses for Lay Servant Ministries

Beadisciple.com has courses available that have been approved for advanced courses in Lay Servant Ministries. 

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September 14, 2016

Lay Servant Ministries and Certified Lay Ministry: What’s New After GC 2016?

General Conference 2016 adopted major pieces of legislation around Lay Servant Ministries and Certified Lay Ministry which will come into effect […]

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June 30, 2016

Lay Servant Ministries Northeastern Jurisdiction

Annual Conference Directors of Lay Servant Ministries in the Northeastern Jurisdiction of The United Methodist Church. 

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Annual Conference Directors of Lay Servant Ministries
June 30, 2016

Annual Conference Directors of Lay Servant Ministries (ACDLSM)

Annual Conference Directors of Lay Servant Ministries in The United Methodist Church. 

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Annual Conference Directors of Lay Servant Ministries
June 30, 2016

Lay Servant Ministries Southeastern Jurisdiction

A listing of the Annual Conference Directors of Lay Speaking Ministries in the Southeastern Jurisdiction. 

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Annual Conference Directors of Lay Servant Ministries
June 30, 2016

Lay Servant Ministries South Central Jurisdiction

A list of Annual Conference Directors of Lay Servant Ministries in the South Central Jurisdiction of The United […]

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Annual Conference Directors of Lay Servant Ministries
June 13, 2016

Lay Servant Ministries Western Jurisdiction

A list of Annual Conference Directors of Lay Servant Ministries in the Western Jurisdiction of The United Methodist […]

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Annual Conference Directors of Lay Servant Ministries
June 7, 2016

Lay Servant Ministries’ Proposed Legislation Was Adopted at 2016 General Conference

2016 General Conference legislation for Lay Servant Ministries to provide clarity, consistency, and collaboration has been approved!

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January 18, 2016

Lay Servant Ministries and General Conference 2016

To learn more about what legislative petitions Discipleship Ministries and the Study of Ministry are sending forth to General Conference 2016 […]

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September 22, 2015

What is Lay Servant Ministries all About?

To learn more about what Lay Servant Ministry is all about since the name change from “Lay Speaking Ministry […]

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