Have you thought about your calling as a layperson lately? What is God calling you to do? God calls us all, and sometimes that call is to the ministry of… Continue Reading Discern Your Call: CLM Discovery
Lay leaders are key to local church ministry, encouraging all members of the body of Christ to listen for God’s voice and join other believers on the road to wellness.
Laity and clergy benefit one another in shared ministry and there are key ways laity and clergy can better partner together.
Offering hybrid meetings allows churches to include as many people as possible, and here are some tips on how to run effective meetings and allow people to connect as they… Continue Reading Hybrid meetings are inclusive
The Lay Servant Ministries program, available in every Michigan district, has classes to encourage the development of lay leaders.
Annual Conference is coming June 2-4. Laura Witkowski understands that some are excited about annual conference and some are overwhelmed. She offers some tips from 22 years of personal experience.
The Board of Laity is excited to offer an event to equip and challenge laypersons in Michigan to live out the call of The Great Commission in Matthew 28:19-20. This… Continue Reading Fulfilling the Great Commission | presented by the Board of Laity
There have been some bright spots of wonder in these months of pandemic. For Annette Erbes, those include “the unexpected gift of quality time with children.”
Jesus has continued to move among United Methodists during the COVID era and Michigan’s laity have taken his message “just where people are” since March of 2020.
How can a layperson attend Annual Conference as a voting member? There are two ways — election by a local church or selection by the district for Lay Equalization.