CLM Trainings: See Below
The mission of the Lay Servant Ministries is to equip God's People to do His work and build up the church, the body of Christ. Ephesians 4:11-12
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
OPPORTUNITIES FOR CLASSES:
CLM Group Consultation Meetings with CLM Consultant Rev. Dan Hoke and and Dir. Lay Ministries, Anna 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 are: February 16 at 10 am at Summit UMC in Marshall, Texas and March 30 at 10 am at Deerpark UMC
CLM Trainings: TBA Later
CLM Module Trainings will begin again in the Fall. Dates and times will be posted soon.Certified Lay Minister Quarterly Group Consultation Meeting
With CLM Consultant Rev. Dr. Dan Hoke and Anna M Rohde
All are welcome to attend this meeting that offers training, fellowship, discussions and more on ministry in the local church and beyond. Topics vary at each quarter and all your questions are welcome.
May 10-11, 2019 Brazoria FUMC
Oct 18-19, 2018 Parkway UMC