Certified Lay Ministry (CLM)

What Is a Certified Lay Minister?

A certified lay minister is a certified lay servant, certified lay missioner (or equivalent as defined by his or her central conference), who is called and equipped to conduct public worship, care for the congregation, assist in program leadership, develop new and existing faith communities, preach the Word, lead small groups, or establish community ministries as part of a ministry team with the supervision and support of a clergy person. A certified lay minister is assigned by a district superintendent in accordance with ¶419.2. (2016 Book of Discipline, ¶268.1

Full Definition 


CLM Group Consultation Meetings 

with CLM Consultant Rev. Dan Hoke and and Dir. Lay Ministries, Anna M. Rohde 

These meetings include a program covering educational ministry material, fellowship and question and answer period. All are welcome to attend. They are held on Saturdays from 10 am to 12 noon.

CLM Group Consultation Meeting Dates:

TBA


CLM Trainings: TBD

2022  CERTIFIED LAY MINISTER MODULE TRAINING                                                 

 


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. Learn More

 

2022 LAY SERVANT TRAINING SESSIONS
 

East District

TBA

Central South District

TBA

West District

TBA

Southwest District

TBA

Northwest District

TBA

 

 

District Lay Ministry Directors

Central South District
Juanita Jackson                
jjackson3014@sbcglobal.net

North District
Ross Hyde                          
revrosshyde@outlook.com         

Northwest District
Dr. Karen Jones                 
revkaren45@aol.com

Southwest District
Ramona Riggs & Evelyn Jammer                 
ramona.riggs@faithumc.org               
evelyn_jammer@yahoo.com

West District
Dan Fischer                         
dantxag@gmail.com