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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.

North Texas Conference Laity

2013-2014 Board of Laity

Conference Lay Leader: Linda Parks

Conference Lay Leader Elect: Henry Lessner

Metro District Lay Leader: Billy Ratcliff

Metro District Youth Lay Leader: Jesus Bonilla

North Central District Lay Leader: Alfred White

North Central District Youth Lay Leader: Brooke Foster

East District Lay Leader:  Melba Harris

East District Youth Lay Leader: Micalyn Rowe

Northwest District Lay Leader: Tom Busby

Northwest District Youth Lay Leader: Hope Rouse

United Methodist Men: To Be Elected by UMM

United Methodist Women: Becky Maddox

Conference Council on Youth Ministries Chairperson: Taryn O’Brien

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

Lay Speaker Coordinator: John Bodnar

Center Director for Leadership Development: Marti Soper

Associate Director for Leadership Development: Aleze Fulbright

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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