Certification types and process

Ministry Discernment Retreat: One day workshop to learn basic leadership skills and complete spiritual gifts inventory. Look for ministry discernment retreats coming in January and February 2017.

What path best fits your spiritual gifts?

Certified Lay Servant: Be equipped and inspired to serve as a leader in various ministry areas, such as Christian education, congregational care, hospitality, prayer, missions and more.

Designated Preaching Specialization: Serve as a trained worship leader and share God's word trough preaching; you may choose to be placed on a published pulpit supply list available to conference pastors. 

Certified Lay Minister: Serve as staff or a volunteer in a specialized ministry in roles such as communications director, music leader, children/youth ministries director, district parish nurse, and spiritual leader of a congregation under oversight of an elder.