Lay Servant Ministries

There have been changes made to the Lay Servant Ministries structure at General Conference to make the structure simpler and clearer.

To view the changes you may read the 2016 Spring Lay Servant Ministries Newsletter here

To view the legislation adopted at General Conference 2016 click here

Here you can find the Lay Servant Ministries chart.


OCTOBER 2017 Basic & Advanced Lay Servant Ministries Training


Here are some resources from the General Board of Discipleship:

Categories of Ministry 

Lay Servant Ministries Catalog


You can also take on-line Advanced Courses through  Check them out.

You may order books for Lay Servant Ministry through Upper Room Books or through Cokesbury

If you need a listing of Lay Servant Ministers for the South Central District please contact Sue at

If a Lay Servant will be preaching in your church, please download and fill out the Congregational Feedback Form.