NW SW Lay Servant Ministries

What is a Lay Servant?

A Lay Servant is:

An active, supportive (professing) member of a United Methodist Church

Eager to serve the church, community, and world

Well-informed on scripture and on the doctrine, heritage, organization, and life of the United Methodist Church

Committed to witnessing through church and community leadership, caregiving ministries, and spoken communication

Willing to improve his/her skills by training for service

                                                                     

A Local Church Lay Servant is:

A Servant who serves primarily in their local congregation.

A Certified Lay Servant is:

A Local Church Lay Servant who has taken an advanced course in Lay Servant Ministries. They serve in their own churches, in other churches, and through district or conference projects and programs.

A Lay Speaker is:

A certified Lay Servant who is called and equipped to provide pulpit supply in the absence of the pastor.

 

If you have additional questions about the Northwest District Lay Servant Program, please contact the following members of the Lay Servant Ministries Committee:

Neil Peck- npeckbarber@gmail.com

Shirley Nelson- nelsoshi@gmail.com

 

If you have additional questions about the Southwest District Lay Servant Program, please contact the following members of the Lay Servant Ministries Committee:

Scott & Karen Benton - skbenton2@hotmail.com

Karen Patrick - karenpatrick72@gmail.com

John Robine - jrobine@riekesequipment.com