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CLM Module 1.9:

This resource for teaching Module 1 of the Certified Lay Minister program of the Illinois Great Rivers Annual Conference is developed by David Kueker and is based on Module I: Call and Covenant for Ministry, copyright 2016 by Discipleship Resources, … Continue reading

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CLM Module 1.8:

This resource for teaching Module 1 of the Certified Lay Minister program of the Illinois Great Rivers Annual Conference is developed by David Kueker and is based on Module I: Call and Covenant for Ministry, copyright 2016 by Discipleship Resources, … Continue reading

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CLM Module 1.7:

This resource for teaching Module 1 of the Certified Lay Minister program of the Illinois Great Rivers Annual Conference is developed by David Kueker and is based on Module I: Call and Covenant for Ministry, copyright 2016 by Discipleship Resources, … Continue reading

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CLM Module 1.6: Reviewing the Sample Covenants

REVIEW Reviewing the Sample Covenants:I. Covenant Community Church, UMC and Dottie Lloyd, Certified Lay Minister. (41)II. Quimbly United Methodist church of Port Only, PA. (42)III. IGRC Pastoral Expectations Document Brainstorming Covenants Exercise. The covenant includes … a brief description of … Continue reading

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CLM Module 1.5: To equip the saints for the work of ministry for building up the body of Christ …

SATURDAY AFTERNOON Module One: Call and Covenant for Ministry Purpose: To provide a basic overview of the call to ministry, theology, and ordering of ministry in The United Methodist Church; to explain the role of Certified Lay Minister; to support … Continue reading

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CLM Module 1.4: Ministry – UMC Past and Present

SATURDAY MORNING Module One: Call and Covenant for Ministry Purpose: To provide a basic overview of the call to ministry, theology, and ordering of ministry in The United Methodist Church; to explain the role of Certified Lay Minister; to support … Continue reading

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CLM Module 1.3: Repeating what they’ve always done will not work with the assignment of a CLM

Quote: Some congregations seem to go on autopilot-simply repeating what they’ve always done. This cycle will not work with the assignment of a CLM. This leadership role is different from the ordained or licensed pastors you may have had appointed … Continue reading

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CLM Module 1.2: A certified lay minister is …

CLM Process Steps from the Book of Discipline: Please mark the line that reflects your current status. Any questions? ¶ 268. Certified Lay Minister— 2016 Book of Discipline A certified lay minister is a certified lay servant, certified lay missioner, … Continue reading

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CLM Module 1.1: Options In Ministry

Module One: Call and Covenant for Ministry – November 12-13, 2021 Centering Prayer: Lord Jesus, today I am far less than the person I want to be or can be with your help. I ask today that you would be … Continue reading

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CLM Template

Note: This post is one in a series of emails to allow discussion as a class via email prior to the first gathering of the class for Module 1 of the Certfied Lay Minister program of the Illinois Great Rivers … Continue reading

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