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 .

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2021 Virtual Lay Servant Ministry Classes

The West District Director of Lay Servant Ministries will be offering the Advanced course, Discover Your Spiritual Gifts, virtually. There will be offering two sessions – a day class to meet the needs of those not able to attend an evening class and an evening / early Saturday morning class for those not able to meet during the day.

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2020 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 East and West District of the Desert Southwest Conference.

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.

Upcoming LSM Trainings

There are no upcoming events at this time.

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