Lay Servant Ministries

A LAY SERVANT IS...

  • An active, supportive member of a United Methodist church

  • Eager to serve through the church
  • Well informed on Scripture, and on the doctrine, heritage, and organization of the United Methodist Church

  • Committed to witnessing through church and community leadership, care-giving ministries, and spoken communication.

  • Willing to improve his/her skills through training.

 

TYPES OF LAY SERVANTS

We now have three types of lay servants:

  • Certified Lay Servants
  • Certified Lay Speakers
  • Certified Lay Ministers

 We also have a related position of Lay Missioner under the National Plan for Hispanic/Latino Ministries.  For more information, see the 2016 Book of Discipline, Paragraphs 266 - 269.

For further information, see the Lay servant webpage at http://floridalayservants.com, or contact Rod Groom, Conference Director, at 941-356-4566 or rod.groom@gmail.com.

Some Helpful Links

Lay Servant Classes

Contact Us

The Florida Conference of The United Methodist Church

450 Martin L King Jr Ave
Lakeland, FL 33815

(863) 688-5563 or toll free (800) 282-8011