What is Spiritual Direction?

Spiritual Direction - the art of holy listening for God's movement in another's sacred journey. (1 Samuel 3:8-9, John 4:1-42) Spiritual Direction is an encounter between the Holy Spirit, a…

What Is A Lay Leader?

Paragraph 251 of our UMC Book of Discipline specifies the role of the Lay Leader of a local church. In part this paragraph states: ¬∂251: Out of the professing membership…

What Is Chairperson of Council?

What is the role of the Chairperson of the Council? An effective chairperson brings initiative, coordination, and collaboration to the group that does planning, goal-setting, implementation, and evaluation of ministry…