The NM Conference is one of the leaders in the entire UMC connection for training and utilizing the gifts of its laity in the mission field.

Lay Servant

Lay Servants take a number of courses to enable them to be trained leaders in their churches & communities.

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Certified Lay Ministry

Our Conference has one of, if not THE most robust CLM programs in the UMC connection.

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Board of Laity

The New Mexico Conference Board of Laity is the oversight body that ensures each CLM is equipped and accountable to serve in the local church in programs, outreach, worship and caregiving.

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Lay Servant Training Courses

Basic Lay Servant class - September 17th from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm online Facilitator: David Whitaker, CLS  Register here

Living Our United Methodist Beliefs, September 17th at 9:00 am Facilitator: Glenn Anderson, CLM Registration deadline September 10. Register here 


Safer Sanctuaries Training

Rev. Dr. Kevin Johnson, Discipleship Ministries will be facilitating 3 online trainings this fall. Click for more info & register


Sid Strebeck, Conference Lay Leader
Kathy Jewell, Lay Servant & CLM Training Director



How to Start a Fresh Expression

Join us online Thursday, Sept. 8 at 6:00 pm MT to learn from Luke Edwards, author and FX practitioner.  Click for more


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