Lay Servant Ministries is one of the most significant lay leadership developments programs already available within the United Methodist connection. Through this system of equipping and empowering, lay servants have the opportunity to grow as disciples of Jesus Christ who then go and make other disciples.
Mark 10:45 – For even the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve others
The Certified Lay Servant is:
Lay Servants have a wide range of functions both in the church and the community.
|Bible Studies||Caring & Visitation Ministries||Called to share the good news of Christ with others|
|Small Group Studies||Welcoming Ministries||
|Mission & Outreach||Caring for the hungry||Preaching|
|(locally & globally)||Caring for the imprisoned||Teaching|
|In Worship settings||Care & Concern for Pastor||
Speaking in community venues
|Assist with Liturgy||Care & Concern for Staff||
Giving voice to the voiceless
|Assist with Communion|