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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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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.

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 East and West District of the Desert Southwest Conference.

South District Lay Servant Classes – 2019

The 2019 Lay Servant Ministries classes are scheduled. To view the classes and to register, visit LSM South District 2019 Classes. For questions and more information, please Kelly Deyoe at  or Gretchen Lofgren at . Kelly Deyoe and...

Become a Lay Servant

Lay Servant Ministries is deeply embedded in the history of United Methodism as John Wesley realized the laity could be effective leaders of meetings throughout the church. Roles included leadership in preaching and conducting worship but also leadership in leading studies, visiting the sick, and imprisoned. Lay Servants were encouraged to “watch over one another with love.”

Upcoming LSM Trainings

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