According to the 2016 Book of Discipline, there are three categories of persons who are required to take classes. These categories are Certified Lay Ministers (need a ten-hour class yearly), Certified Lay Speakers (those who took Basic in the past and have maintained their status with a minimum of a ten-hour class in the last three years), and Certified Lay Servants (those who have completed EGP and are staying current with an additional ten-hour class within the last three years). All three groups are required to fill out a form for Charge Conference each year and to meet with either the DCOM (for CLM) or the Lay Servant Committee at a “Meet and Greet Event” once every three years (both other groups).
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In addition to the classes being offered by our district there are others offered throughout the conference.
There are also online courses available through the Board of Global Ministries: www.beadisciple.com/Lay-servantministries. These courses vary length and cost.