Laity Training


Charlie Poore, Conference Director of Lay Servants


John Milholland, Albuquerque District Director of Lay Servants

Jane Sutherland, Clovis District Director of Lay Servants

Frances Gonzales, El Paso Sub-District Director of Lay Servants

Jody Wallin, Odessa Sub-District Director of Lay Servants

Lay Servant Training Opportunities

Lay Servant School – Asbury UMC-Odessa
January 21st
Registration Deadline is January 7th.
Contact: Charles Cotten (432)296-2975 or (432)366-4455
Lay Servant School Odessa Registration Form

Lay Servant School – FUMC-Bloomfield
January 27-29
Contact: Kathy Potter: (505)632-3732  or



Rev. Pamela Rowley, Conference Facilitator for Certified Lay Ministry

575-522-8220 or 575-642-8559

CLM Continuing Education Opportunity

From Darkness to Light – Unlocking the Truth of Abuse
Saturday, April 29th 9:00 am – 3 pm
University UMC, Las Cruces
Speakers: Russell & Stephanie Nebhut, Asbury UMC, Odessa
Contact:  Pam Rowley – 575-522-8220
Send name, phone number & number of attendees to

Certified Lay Minister Training to Begin in September

New Mexico Conference now has 49 Certified Lay Ministers serving faithfully. A new training class for CLM will start this September and will be offered in Roswell, New Mexico, facilitated by Rev. Tina and Rev. Laird Cross.   For more information please contact Reverend Pamela Rowley, Conference Coordinator for Certified Lay Ministry, at 575-522-8220 or 575-642-8559. Please return required documentation to Pam at: University United Methodist Church, 2000 Locust, Las Cruces, NM 88001, by August 1, 2016.

Required Documents:

Module Trainings are at First United Methodist Church-Roswell

  • Module I: September 23-24
  • Module IIa: October 14-15
  • Module IIb: November 18-19
  • Module III: January 20-21
  • Module IV: February 17-18
  • Module V: March 17-18
Fridays: 6:30-9:00 pm
Saturdays: 9:00-4:00 pm
CLM trainees must attend ALL Module trainings.

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