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    The Upper New York Conference of The United Methodist Church


    Lay Servant Ministries

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

    Learn more:

    Certified Lay Servants
    Certified Lay Speaker
    Certified Lay Minister

    Click here for Lay Servant Ministry Forms.
    Click here for Lay Servant Courses.

    Conference Lay Servant Director: Linda Barczykowski

    Address: 5202 Oakwood Drive, N. Tonawanda, NY 14120
    Phone: (716) 946-0124

    With more than 134,000 members, the Upper New York Annual (Regional) Conference of The United Methodist Church comprises 865 local churches and 85 new faith communities in 12 districts, covering 48,000 square miles in 49 of the 62 counties in New York state. Our mission is to “live the Gospel of Jesus Christ and to be God’s love with our neighbors in all places."