Are called ...

Lay Servants are lay members of the United Methodist Church who are calledto give primary attention to service within the local church. They may hear their call in the Lay Servant Ministries Basic Course and explore it through the advanced course Spiritual Gifts.

Are equipped ...

Lay servants are equipped through Advanced Courses to collaborate with clergy and to grow in service to church and community through ministries of Leading, Carin

Are sent ...

When Lay Servants are called, equipped, sent and effectively deployed, the missional results within the local congregation can energize the entire laity, so that together, we can make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world!


Upcoming Events

Feb. 22, 2020 at First UMC McKinney the HUB (102 W. Lamar St., McKinney, TX 75069). A one-day course for accreditation as a teacher of LSM courses in the NTC, Prepare to Teach.  This is the only time Prepare to Teach will be offered in 2020. Email for registration information.


LSM pictures

North Central and East districts collaborate: North Central and East district directors, Brett Smith and Lori Massey, had a combined training event Oct. 6 and 13 at First UMC Rowlett.  The Basic Course (a perquisite to becoming a Certified Lay Servant) as well as the popular advanced course, Aging & Ministry in the 21st Century, were offered.



Herman Totten, Director of the North Texas Conference Lay Servant Ministries
2100 Pembrooke Place, Denton, TX 76205 (940) 390-8519  
Lori Massey, East District
1203 Cedar St., Bonham, TX 75418 (903) 227-0302 East page
Susan L. Grant, Metro District
511 Kirnwood Place, Dallas, TX 75232 (972) 224-6381 l Metro page
Brett Smith, North Central District
Not available (214) 907-6870 NC page
TBD, Northwest District
      NW page
Susan Anderson, Web Information Coordinator
104 Wild Oak Lane, Hickory Creek, TX 75065 (940) 497-2707