"But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God's own people, in order that youmay proclaim the mighty acts of him who calledyou out of darkness into his marvelous light."
Prayerfully consider deepening yourcall to ministry by becoming a
Certiﬁed Lay Minister
Lay Speaking Ministry follows theearly Methodist tradition of lay preachers and class leaders whoserved in Christian community
Sponsored by the Tennessee Conference Board of Laity, the Certiﬁed Lay Ministers Academy will beheld at Beersheba Springs Assembly from May20-22, 2011. The academy is one requiredcomponent in the steps leading to certiﬁcation as aCertiﬁed Lay Minister. We invite you to participatein this enriching event, led by highly-qualiﬁed leadersfrom our Conference.
Certiﬁed Lay Ministers Academy May 20-22, 2011 Beersheba Springs
Please complete and submit the form on the next page by
April 20, 2011
. Send to:Tennessee ConferenceATTN: Trish Myrick, CLM Registrar304 S. Perimeter Park Dr.Nashville, TN 37211
Certiﬁed Lay Ministersare vital to the mission andministry of churches that:are small and may bestruggling to affordtraditional pastoralleadershiphave been on multi-point chargesare sharing clergyleadershipare increasingcontinuity of leadershipare experiencingnumeric growth and canbeneﬁt from a pastoralteamare serving multi-cultural or cross-culturalgroups by developingindigenous leadershipFor more, please visit