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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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