Items Tagged "Lay Leadership"
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The Wesley Pilgrimage: Walking the path of early Methodists
Visiting the birthplace of the Methodist movement inspires United Methodist clergy and laity in their spiritual journeys and their ministries. Read More
GC2016: Should bishops have term limits?
Multiple proposals heading to General Conference would limit how long bishops can serve and in some cases, require them to face re-election. Read More
Could you be a lay servant?
From visiting shut-ins to convening a committee to preaching from the pulpit, the office is returning to its Wesleyan roots. Read More
Ministry of the Laity resources
Lay Leaders and Lay Servants are knowledgeable and committed local church leaders who have received specific leadership training. Read More
Chuck Knows Church: Lay Servant
He or she may fill in on the pulpit or take leadership positions in the church. Chuck explains the role of a lay servant. View
How many members are needed for a quorum for any committee?
Church Council: What is the definition of a quorum? Read More
How are vacancies filled that occur in committees?
Church Council: If a committee member resigns, how is the vacant position filled? Read More
What are the pastor’s voting privileges on committees?
The pastor is a member of most committees, but there are several exceptions. Read More
Can the pastor be the chairperson of a committee?
Learn how The Book of Discipline addresses this question. Read More
Do you serve on a church committee? Wonder how clergy are appointed to churches? Find out more. View
Are committees required to take minutes at meetings and make the minutes public?
Church Council: Who should have access to these minutes? Read More
Can paid staff persons vote on committees?
Church Council: What about voting on other committees? Read More