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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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February 19, 2015

2015 Association of Annual Conference Lay Leaders Annual Meeting: Conflict Transformed

February 19-22, 2015, BWI Airport Marriott, Linthicum (Baltimore), Maryland.  Our special speaker is Dr. Jan Love, Dean and […]

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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  […]

Webinar
May 24, 2014

Creating “Buy-In” in Tough Places

By Jodi L. Cataldo

Jodi Cataldo outlines a process for focused conversation and explains how it can lessen conflicts in congregations and […]

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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 […]

January 7, 2015

Local Church Lay Leaders/Lay Members to Annual Conference: What’s My Job?

Wednesday, January 7, 2015,  6:30 pm, CST.  Local Church Lay Leaders and Lay Members to Annual Conference have a role and […]

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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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October 19, 2014

Disciples Called to Action: Engaging Small Groups

Celebrate Laity Sunday 2014 on October 19.

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