The purpose of the Association shall be to initiate strategies and policies to strengthen the presence and voice of laity in the United Methodist Church, to enable a mutual ministry among lay people and clergy alike as set out in the Book of Discipline of The United Methodist Church, to exchange information concerning the lay ministry of The United Methodist Church and to take any and all action deemed desirable by the Association to promote and support lay ministry. The Association shall also provide conference lay leaders an opportunity to share experiences, ideas for ministry, and educational opportunities for its members.
Empowered laity, partnering with clergy, offering Christ to the world.
In leading United Methodists to make disciples of Jesus Christ, we will:
- Enable the mutual ministry of lay and clergy
- Strengthen the voice and presence of laity
- Equip our members for spiritual leadership throughout the world
Discipleship Ministries STAFF CONTACT
Director, Laity in Leadership
PO Box 340003
Nashville TN 37203-0003