What is Lay Servant Ministries?
"Leading, Caring, Communicating: these words characterize what lay servants do in ministry as The United Methodist Church engages the world of the twenty-first century!
LEADING: Lay servant leaders combine words and actions in leadership roles within their churches and communities.
CARING: As lay servant leaders, some are involved in crisis ministries, such as visiting grieving families. Lay servant leaders share a ministry of caring one-on-one with people in times of need and in times of joy to show their faith by giving love and service.
COMMUNICATING: Both the Bible and Christian experience point to the importance of proclaiming God's transforming love for a broken world. Lay servants often fill pulpits, lead Bible studies, or speak in youth and children's groups, healthcare centers, retirement centers, prison ministries, and more."
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Lay Servant Workshops - Workshops are schedule several times a year. To read about the next workshop, click the Lay Servant Newsletter link on the left menu.
What are district lay leaders?
Each district selects at least one local church member to serve as the district lay leader. These district lay leaders work together as members of the Conference Board of Laity to support local churches, lay servants, pastoral leadership and conference leadership.
The Board of Laity serves as a voice for local church members at Annual Conference and provides leadership for activities throughout the eastern third of Kansas.
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