Lay Servant Ministries is one of the most significant lay leadership development programs available within the United Methodist connection. Through this equipping and empowering system, lay servants can grow as disciples of Jesus Christ who then go and make other disciples.

We hope you will join us February 21-22, 2020 for the 2020 Tupelo District Lay Servant Training!

Interested in learning more about Lay Servant Ministries? Take the Adult Basic Course led by Rev. Mary R. Hutson, Ordained Elder serving Aberdeen First & Strong United Methodist. This class is must to begin Lay Servant Ministries.
You already took the Basic class?  Awesome! We have 2 more great classes!
What is evangelism? Going door to door? Handing out pamphlets? Cold calling on people?   According to John Wesley, it’s about relationships! Sign up for Transforming Evangelism led by Rev. Corey Truett, Ordained Elder serving at The Well in Olive Branch, MS if you want to learn more!
Have you ever wondered why as United Methodists, we do the things we do? What is the relationship between our beliefs, our mission, our practice and our organization? Sign up for Life Together in the United Methodist Connection (United Methodist Polity) lead by Rev. Dr. Embra Jackson, Ordained Elder serving as Senior Pastor at Tupelo First United Methodist Church to learn more!
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