Metro Boston Hope District
Director of Lay Servant Ministries
Ms. Ruby Blake
DATES: Two Saturdays: Oct 1 and 15, 2016 (You must attend both days for credit)
TIME: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
LOCATION: Holbrook UMC, 60 Plymouth St., Holbrook MA 02343
LUNCH: $7/day or you can bring your own lunch
• Basic Lay Servant Ministries (required before taking any advanced course) ($20)
• Advanced: Preaching II: From Your Heart to Theirs ($30)
• Advanced: Justice in Everyday Life ($30)
• Advanced: Leading in Prayer ($30)
Register at https://neumc-reg.brtapp.com/MBH-LS-FALL2016
Lay Speaking Ministries are now Lay Servant Ministries! General Conference 2012 agreed to a name change from Lay Speaking Ministries to Lay SERVANT Ministries. During the legislative process a section was added to maintain the role of lay SPEAKER as pulpit supply and set requirements for persons desiring to fill that role.
Click here to read the more about the change.
There are two types of Lay Servants:
Important Reminder: A refresher course is required every three years to remain a Local Church Lay Servant. To become a Certified Lay Servant and serve outside your local congregation, you must take one advanced course and continue by taking at least one advanced course every three years. All Local Church and Certified Lay Servants must submit an annual report of activities to their respective charge conference.