Lay Speaking Ministries in the United Methodist Church
A More Excellent Way The Serving, Giving & Living Jackie G. Jenkins South Carolina Conference Director of Lay Servant Ministries Exhorters & Class
Leaders The early Methodist movement relied heavily on leaders within the laity to: - lead prayer - address people on the subject of religion - give encouragement and admonition John Wesley eventually came to
also utilize laity for: - lay preaching - teaching - a variety of other leadership roles Exhorter to Lay Preacher Thomas Maxfield
TODAY - laity still play a critical role in the life of The United Methodist Church, serving and working along side our clergy in many different ministry areas OUR PASTORS CANT DO IT ALL
Key Dates and Terms 1746 - Exhorter Appointed to serve the circuit in the absence of the pastor 1934 - Lay Speaker 1992 - Local Church & Certified 2006 - Over 3,000 Lay Speakers Serve 2013 UMC Transitions From Lay Speaking Ministries To Lay Servant Ministries
So why the change? What are the goals of the new program? Key Goals To increase overall laity involvement in the UMC by broadening the scope
of training. Key Issue The emphasis of the former Lay Speaking Ministries program was on Lay Speaking. Many people who had no interest in preaching or public
speaking did not participate in the training. Result = a relatively small percentage of laity participated. Lay Servant Ministries Broader Focus
Leadership Development Spiritual Enrichment Skills Development Servant Leadership Broader Course Offering
Course Topics Discovering Spiritual Gifts UM Heritage & Polity Leading Worship
Leading Prayer Preaching Lay Pastoral Care Discipleship Evangelism Stewardship Senior Adult
Ministries Teaching Biblical Story Telling Key Goals To increase overall laity involvement in the UMC by broadening the scope
of training. To provide a more rigorous and thorough training/selection process for those who wish to pursue Lay Speaking certification. Course Requirements Comparison For Lay Speakers
Certified Lay Speaker in former Lay Speaking Ministries Lay Speaker in current Lay Servant Ministries Basic Course
Basic Course One Advanced Course in Lay Speaking Five Advanced Courses - one in each of the following areas:
Preaching Leading Worship Leading Prayer Discovering Spiritual Gifts UM Heritage & Polity Why use the word servant?
It best describes what Jesus told his disciples in John 13 after he himself performed the duties of the lowliest servant. Winter Lay Speaking School
the Walterboro District) Held at St.(in George UMC (Feb 26 & 27) 15 courses were conducted
127 laity attended Mens Ministry course taught for the first time Next one will be at Carteret UMC (Aug 27 & 28)
Winter Lay Speaking School (of the Walterboro District) Winter Lay Speaking
School (of the Walterboro District) Thanks To Southern Mutual Insurance
How do Lay Servants serve the church? Example Positions/Ministry Areas Lay Leaders Committee Members Church Council Trustees
Sunday School Teachers Ushers Evangelism Greeters Local Missions Musicians
Lay Preaching Prayer Leaders Lay Pastoral Care Youth Leaders Some of our Lay Servants in Action
Some of our Lay Servants in Action Some of our Lay Servants in Action Some of our Lay Servants in Action
Some of our Lay Servants in Action Some of our Lay Servants in Action Some of our Lay Servants in
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