New every morning is your love, great God of light, and all day long you are working for good in the world. Stir up in us desire to serve you, to live peacefully with our neighbors and all your creation, and to devote each day to your Son, our Savior Jesus Christ. Amen.

"A Liturgy for Morning Prayer," Upper Room Worshipbook

Used by permission from the Book of Common Worship, © 2018 Westminster John Knox Press. All rights reserved. This prayer appears in “A Liturgy for Morning Prayer” in Upper Room Worshipbook.

Lay Servant Ministries Guide for Conference and District Committees


Sandy Jackson, Jodi Cataldo • March 2013

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This guide provides information for conference and district directors of Lay Servant Ministries, including:

  • the responsibilities of conference and district directors
  • guidance for organizing Lay Servant Ministries
  • tools for administration
  • information on the Association of Conference Directors of Lay Servant Ministries (ACDLSM)
  • other helpful resources

Sandy Jackson, now retired, was director, Connectional Laity Development in the Office of External Connectional Relations and Strategic Initiatives at the Discipleship Ministries of The United Methodist Church.

Jodi Cataldo serves as the Director of Laity in Leadership for Discipleship Ministries of The United Methodist Church, working with Lay Servant Ministries, Lay Leaders and Certified Lay Ministers to develop, support and encourage both clergy and laity to reclaim the Wesleyan movement by equipping the saints for ministry through transformational discipleship! Jodi has a long history of leadership development on the conference and general agency level in addition to being in mission through Global Ministries preparing new leaders for one of the new initiatives of The United Methodist Church.

ISBN: 978-0-88177-623-2

Imprint: Discipleship Resources

Pub Date: March 2013

Trim Size: 8.5 in (w) x 11 in (h) x 0.203 in (d)

Page Count: 96

BISAC Categories: RELIGION / Christian Ministry / General

BISAC1: REL109000