Oklahoma Conference of the United Methodist Church


April 20-21, 2018, at Cordell First UMC
216 S. Glenn English St.
Cordell, Oklahoma 73632-5404

A Certified Lay Servant (CLS) is a trained volunteer in the UMC who serves the church and the community in a wide variety of ministries. They may lead worship, teach classes, provide leadership on committees or provide caring ministry to people in grief, hospital, or nursing homes. The training is open to anyone interested in development in faith and service.

COURSES (Pick One)

  • BASIC LAY SERVANT COURSEIntroduction to Lay Servant Ministries (text) introduces the foundational principles of Care, Communication and Leadership for lay servant ministries.
  • LAY SERVANTS AS TRANSFORMATIONAL LEADERS. Guides the lay servant to become a leader in the congregation for vital and effective mission and ministry. Course has same name as textbook. An Advanced Course.

Registration Information Select one of the courses, download and complete the form and return it to the Wichitas District Office.

Cost: $50 (Includes class sessions, meals, and course materials)
Download the Registration Form Here


Wichita’s District Office:
PO BOX 6886 LAWTON, OK 73506-0886
Phone: (580) 248-3343 
Website: http://www.wichitasdistrictumc.org
Email: wichitasdistrict@okumc.org


Friday, April 20, 2018

5:30 to 6:00 pm – Gather and light meal.

6:00 to 9:00 pm – Class Sessions

Saturday, April 21, 2018

7:30 to 8:00 am – Breakfast with Juice and/or coffee

8:00 to 10:00 am – Class Session

10:00 to 10:10 am – Mini Break

10:10 to 12:00 pm – Class Session

12:00 to 1:00 pm – Lunch

1:00 to 3:30 pm – Class Session

3:35 to 4:00 pm – Commissioning & Communion

What to Bring:

  • Text book
  • Bible
  • Note taking materials

Dress: Comfortable/casual


Cordell– 41 Motel, 719 E Main St, New Cordell, OK 73664  Phone: (580) 832-3377

Clinton (Clinton is 16 miles north of Cordell)– Days Inn, 1200 South 10th, Clinton, OK 73601 Phone: (580) 275-2635. Also in Clinton, Econo-Lodge, 1413 Neptune Dr, Clinton, OK 73601.

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