Lay Servant Ministries
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