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!


LSM pics

(Left) South Central Jurisdiction attendees at the Convocation of the Association of Conference Directors of LSM on Jan. 30 to Feb. 1 in Nashville. 

(Right) Five Certified Lay Servants completed the course “Prepare to Teach” on Feb. 8 at Aldersgate UMC.


Upcoming Events

Oct. 17: Combined Meeting of Board of Laity and Conference LSM Committee in the morning, followed by a separate LSM meeting in the afternoon. Zoom invitations will be sent.




Susan Anderson, Director of the North Texas Conference Lay Servant Ministries
104 Wild Oak Lane, Hickory Creek, TX 75065 940-497-2707  
Lori Massey, East District
1203 Cedar St., Bonham, TX 75418 903-227-0302 East page
Rodrick Dangerfield, Metro District
Not available 214-918-4101 Metro page
Darrell Ortiz, North Central District
  214-208-4952   NC page
David MacLagan, Northwest District
  940-692-9493   NW page
Don Hamilton, Web Information Coordinator
3111 Birch Dr., Carrollton, TX 75007