Lay Leaders

The Lay Leadership of the California-Nevada Annual Conference consists of Conference Lay Leaders, District Lay Leaders, the Director of Lay Speaking, and representatives from United Methodist Women and United Methodist Men.

Responsibilities of the Lay Leader:

  • Advocate;
  • Model responsible and faithful discipleship;
  • Build awareness within the congregation;
  • Recognize and celebrate the ministry of the laity;
  • Meet with the pastor;
  • Serve on various committees;
  • Continue to study;
  • Assist the church council;
  • Inform the laity of educational opportunities.

CONFERENCE CO-LAY LEADERS:

           

Gayle Shearman, gshearman@comcast.net and Burt Yin, burtpyin@gmail.com

DIRECTOR OF LAY SERVANT MINISTRIES:

  • Iunisi Tovo

DISTRICTS:

Bridges District:
  • Lay Leader - Kelly Vaughn
Central Valley District
  • Lay Leader - Gwen Bortner
El Camino Real District
  • Lay Leader - Siteri Maravou
Great Northern District
  • Lay Leader - George Beckman