Our Lay Servants are important leaders in the life of the church.  For many, it's the first rung on the ladder to being prepared to live into their calling. Please view the videos on the left to hear testimonials, encouragement and important information.

Certification & Information
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.
  • Local Church Lay Servant (LCLS) – Completion of a Basic Class
  • Certified Lay Servant (CLS) – Completion of an Advanced Class.  CLS certification must be renewed every 3 years. The CLS must submit an annual report to their local Charge Conference. 
  • Resources - BeADisciple.com or umdiscipleship.org/resources
  • Lay Servant Flyer

2023 - 2024 Lay Servant Classes

More to be announced shortly


Kathy Jewell, Lay Servant Training Director email
Susan Ideus ABQ email
Jon Hendricks, El Paso email

Terry Allen, El Paso Lay Leader: email

Larry Luna, ABQ Lay Leader: email