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Board of Laity

North Texas Conference Laity

The North Texas Annual Conference
Board of Laity

The Board is charged to:

  • foster an awareness of the role of the laity within the local congregations; and to promote and develop programs to cultivate an adequate understanding of the theological and biblical basis for lay life and work;
  • develop and promote stewardship of time, talent, and possessions;
  • provide for the training of lay members of the annual conference;
  • provide support and direction for the ministry of the Laity on the local, district and annual conference levels and to promote the observation of Laity Sunday;
  • provide organization, direction, and support for the development of local church lay leaders.

2015-2016 Board of Laity

North Texas Conference Laity

Conference Lay Leader: Linda Parks

Conference Lay Leader Elect: Jeff Bouis

Associate Lay Leader: Henry Lessner

Conference Council on Youth Ministries Chairperson: Audrey Chumley

East District Lay Leader: Jim Skaggs

East District Youth Lay Leader: Cotton Riley

Metro District Lay Leader: Billy Ratcliff

Metro District Youth Lay Leader: Michaela Haskell

North Central District Lay Leader: Alfred White

North Central District Youth Lay Leader: Sidney Weidenbach

Northwest District Lay Leader: Tom Busby

Northwest District Youth Lay Leader: Madison Wiese

Conference United Methodist Women President: Mae Alexander

Conference United Methodist Men President: To Be Elected by UMM

Lay Servant Ministry Coordinator: Herman Totten

Conference Children, Youth & Young Adult Ministry Coordinator: Kelly Carpenter

Center Director for Leadership Development: Marti Soper

Associate Director for Leadership Development: Becky Hensley

You can reach any member of the Board of Laity by calling the conference office, 972-526-5000 or toll free 800-815-6690.

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