Lay Servant Ministries is one of the most significant lay leadership development programs 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. Classes are offered throughout the year focusing on various topics and you can find the latest offerings by selecting the events listed on this page. If you’re new to Lay Servant Ministries training, you’ll need to start your journey with the Basic Course and then move on to more advanced courses.

Questions about Lay Servant Ministries may be directed to Sheryl McKinney at .

Latest News

North District Lay Servant Academy

The North District Lay Servant Academy will be hosted by Mohave Valley UMC at 1583 Lipan Blvd., Ft. Mohave, AZ 86426, Friday, September 20 -21.

Lay Servant Ministries

The Lay Servant Ministries program offers classes to help you be a better leader for your congregation. Register today for one of the remaining 2019 classes in the East or West District.

Lay Servant Ministries Advanced Training

Course Offered:Lay Servants Lead in Conflict Resolution –Every church deals with conflict, both healthy and unhealthy. This course is designed to equip and empower lay servants to help lead through times of conflict as a time of transformation. Participant...

2019 Lay Servant Ministries Schedule

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. Classes are offered monthly in the South District of the Desert Southwest Conference.

Upcoming LSM Trainings

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Oct 11

Lay Servant Ministries Training – Phoenix

October 11 @ 5:00 pm - October 12 @ 5:00 pm MST
Oct 11

Lay Servant Ministries Training – Safford

October 11 @ 6:00 pm - October 12 @ 4:00 pm MST
Oct 18

Lay Servant Ministries Advanced Training – Tucson

October 18 @ 6:00 pm - October 19 @ 3:00 pm MST
Nov 15

Lay Servant Ministries – 11/15/2019 – Mesa

November 15 @ 5:00 pm - November 16 @ 5:00 pm MST
Dec 06

Lay Servant Ministries Training – Tucson

December 6 @ 6:00 pm - December 7 @ 3:00 pm MST
Feb 07

Lay Servant Ministries Training – Yuma

February 7, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - February 8, 2020 @ 5:00 pm MST
Jul 24

Lay Servant Ministries Training – Sedona

July 24, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - July 25, 2020 @ 5:00 pm MST
Fri 25

Lay Servant Ministries Training – Sun City

September 25, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - September 26, 2020 @ 5:00 pm MST

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