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Is God calling you to lead or serve in your church congregation?

Are you interested in building a ministry team for community impact?

Are you interested in receiving theological, cultural and practical ministry training?

The Certified Lay Ministry Academy was established for spiritual formation, community connections and academic training. Certified Lay Ministers (CLM's) are trained, equipped and certified to fulfill their unique God calling, enhance the quality of ministry to small membership churches and to expand team ministry in churches.

If you are interested in finding out more about the CLM Academy, you are invited to the next Certified Lay Minister Academy Retreat, which will be held August 8-10, 2024, at the Methodist Theological School (MTSO) in Delaware, OH.

Registration deadline is Friday, July 26, 2024.

You can find the application and steps to becoming a Certified Lay Minister at the link below.

If you have questions regarding the process, please contact Kathy Moore, Conference Director of Lay Servant Ministry, Kathymoore@wocumc.org.