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Ministry of the Laity

The ministry of the laity is the work of mission or ministry to which each believer is called. As Christians we are all called to this ministry or priesthood – not just clergy. Each of us has a responsibility to proclaim the Good News and reach out to others in love.

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October 18, 2015

Lift High the Cross: Celebrate Laity Sunday 2015

By Jodi Cataldo

Laity Sunday is observed on October 18, 2015. 

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Laity Sunday
October 18, 2015

Laity Sunday 2015 Sermon Helps

By The Dr. Rev. Dawn Chesser, Director of Preaching Ministries

What would you do with it if you had it? Would you keep it for yourself? r would you […]

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Laity Sunday
October 18, 2015

Laity Sunday 2015 Worship Helps

 In covenant with God and each other, we affirm our unity in Christ. We will take faithful steps […]

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Laity Sunday
March 31, 2015

Tools for Lay Ministry—The Core Process: Hope

The core process of every local congregation is to offer H.O.P.E. to the community it serves. Using […]

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September 18, 2014

Certified Lay Minister Brochure

Laity have long been a part of ministry in Methodism. Lay preachers, exhorters, and class leaders have served the church […]

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July 16, 2014

What’s the Job of Conference and District Lay Leaders?

Webinar Archive Original Air Date: Wednesday, July 16, 2014  Duration: 46 Minutes   Presenters: Jodi Cataldo, Steve Furr and Betsey Heavner  […]

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June 19, 2014

Certified Lay Minister

What is a Certified Lay Minister? A Certified Lay Minister (CLM) is a qualified United Methodist layperson called to congregational […]

May 16, 2014

CLM Certification

What is the Certification Process? There are certain requirements that must be accomplished for a layperson to become certified. Being […]

May 16, 2014

CLM Overview

The Mission and Ministry of a CLM The primary intent for the Certified Lay Minister (CLM) at its inception was […]

February 11, 2016

2016 Convocation of Association of Conference Directors of Lay Servant Ministries

February 11-13, 2016  Nashville, TN

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