Conference Committee on Lay Leadership Development

Strategic Direction
To develop and promote programs to cultivate an adequate understanding of the theological and biblical basis for ministry of the laity among the members of churches of the annual conference; to give special emphasis to programs and services that will enable laity of all ages to serve more effectively as leaders in both church and community.

The committee coordinates Lay Speaking Ministries and works with other organized lay groups in the conference, such as United Methodist Men, and United Methodist Women, and shall support their work and help them coordinate the activities of the organized laity of the conference.

To give support and direction to conference and district programs for local church leadership development; coordinating and developing training experiences that will enable persons of all ages to serve more effectively as members of local churches.
Committee Leadership
First Name Last Name Role Responsibility
Micheal Pope Chair Conference Lay Leader