Are called ...

Lay Servants are lay members of the United Methodist Church who are called to 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

DATE, VENUE CHANGE: Prepare to Teach is Feb. 8, 2020 at Aldersgate UMC (3926 Old Denton Road, Carrollton, TX 75007). Instructors are Blanche Farnam, Susan Anderson and Herman Totten. This course counts as one of two courses needed to become an Accredited Instructor for Lay Servant Ministries courses in the North Texas Conference. It does not provide credit for Lay Servant certification. Class is 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. Course cost is $15 (provided materials) plus $8 if you wish to purchase lunch.  Please register by the Jan. 27 deadline. An additional $5 will be charged for late registration.

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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