What is a Certified Lay Minister (CLM)?
A Certified Lay Minister is a qualified United Methodist layperson called to congregational leadership as part of a ministry team under the supervision a clergyperson. Paragraph 271 in the 2012 Book of Discipline explains Certified Lay Ministry, requirements, and service distinction. Full Definition
What is a Certified Lay Servant (CLS)?
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.
What is a Lay Speaker?
Certified Lay Servant or person, with equivalent training as defined by his or her district or conference, who provides pulpit supply.
Anna Rohde, Conference Director of Lay Servant Ministries
1511 Judson Rd., Ste A
Longview, TX 75601
CLM Group Consultation Meetings with CLM Consultant Rev. Dan Hoke and Anna Rohde
In the second quarter, one will be set in the Houston area. The program for each meeting will cover the same material so you only need to attend one of meetings. The meetings are held on Saturdays from 10 am to 12 noon.
Connection for Ministry
United Methodist Theology, History and Polity
September 16 and 23, 2017
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 PM
Greggton United Methodist Church
1101 Pine Tree Rd., Longview, Texas 75604
Rev. Dr. Del Covington of Summerfield/Diana UMCs
Pastoral Care and Worship
September 2, 9 and 16, 2017
“Please note this Module will be conducted on THREE DAYS”
9 am to 4:00 PM
Jacksonville First United Methodist Church
1031 SE Loop 456, Jacksonville, Texas 75766
Rev. Dr. Allison Cambre
CLM Module III Training
Organizing a Congregation for Mission and Ministry
September / October
9:00 am to 4:00 PM
Basic, Advanced-Preaching and Advanced-God's Mission, Our Journey -
Location: Beaumont Texas
Saturday, October 21, 9:00 a.m.—4:00 p.m., Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.
Sunday, October 22, 2:00—5:00 p.m.
You must attend BOTH days to receive credit for the course.