Laity Training

The NM Conference is one of the leaders in the entire UMC connection for utilizing the gifts of its laity in the mission field.  Two of the many ways that laity serve are Lay Servants and Certified Lay Ministers.  Information and contacts are available here.

LAY SERVANT MINISTRY

John Milholland, Albuquerque District Director of Lay Servants
505-286-4863         milholland93@q.com

Jane Sutherland, Clovis District Director of Lay Servants
575-551-4086    djsutherland@tularosa.net

Frances Gonzales, El Paso Sub-District Director of Lay Servants
915-240-1783   fgonza49@yahoo.com

Jody Wallin, Odessa Sub-District Director of Lay Servants
432-337-1527  jody@fumcodessa.org

LAY SERVANT MINISTRIES SCHOOL
Lay Servant Ministers please note:  The 2004 General Conference determined that for a Local Church to be current, their Certified Lay Servants must maintain an active status by completing a course or facilitating a course every 3 years.

For additional information contact: Pastor Frances Gonzalez,  915-240-1783 or fgonza49@yahoo.com

Lay Servant Training – ABQ – October 19-20, 2018
Covenant UMC, ABQ – 8510 Wyoming Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87113
Phone: (505) 822-8828
Basic course
Two Advanced Courses – Story Telling and Worship Design.
Fall 2018 ABQ Lay Servant Training Brochure