Lay Servant Ministries

Lay Servant Ministry Courses: Discover Your Spiritual Gifts

Lay Servant MinistriesAll laity are invited to participate in Lay Servant Ministries courses, not just persons seeking to become a Local Lay Servant or Certified Lay Servant.

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This course helps participants understand spiritual gifts and how the church can use them to fulfill its mission and ministry. Participants will identify their own spiritual gifts and also learn what it means to be a spiritual leader who is equipped to lead others in exploring and using their own spiritual gifts.


Participant – Each One a Minister
by William J. Carter
DR375 978-0-88177-375-0 $14.00

Leader – Discover Your Spiritual Gifts, rev.
by Charles V. Bryant
DRPDF441 $8.00 (Available only as a PDF
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Rediscovering Our Spiritual Gifts
by Charles V. Bryant
DR633 978-0-8358-0633-6 $14.00


  • February 26 – March 9, 2018: (online). Contact to register.

General Information about Advanced Courses

Advanced courses equip the Local Lay Servant for service in many facets of lay ministry and congregational leadership. Completion of one Advanced Course after the Basic Course is required to become a Certified Lay Servant. Specified Advanced Courses are required to achieve the designation of Lay Speaker.

Texts can be ordered through or (use ISBN order #) or Upper Room Bookstore (use DR item #)

Watch for these symbols next to the course title:

North Texas Conference Lay Servant Ministries Core Advanced Courses are recommended as your first advanced LSM courses after the Basic Course is completed.
North Texas Conference Lay Servant Ministries Meets a requirement for Lay Speaker designation
North Texas Conference Lay Servant Ministries Meets a requirement for course instructor accreditation

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