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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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February 11, 2016

2016 Convocation of Association of Conference Directors of Lay Servant Ministries

The 2016 Gathering of Annual Conference and District Directors of Lay Servant Ministries will be held in Nashville, TN at Discipleship […]

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Annual Conference Directors of Lay Servant Ministries
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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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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July 7, 2015

Conference and District Lay Leaders: What’s My Job?

Conference and district lay leaders have a role and responsibility to promote the role of laity as we work to […]

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June 21, 2015

Youth Lay Servant Academy

June 21-24, 2015, Mount Sequoyah, Fayetteville, Arkansas.

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May 6, 2015

“God’s Mission…Our Journey”

A NEW Lay Servant Ministries Advanced Course has been released!

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February 2, 2015

2015 Lay Servant Ministries Brochure

In 2012 the General Conference of The United Methodist Church approved legislation to change the name of Lay Speaking Ministries to […]

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November 7, 2014

Lay Servant Ministries Education Committee: Key Points in the Review of Resources

While each conference has its own authority to approve additional classes for its own use, Discipleship Ministries publishes classes designed […]

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