Key Resources
"Lay Speaking Ministries and the Book of Discipline" has been retired.
    Visit 2012 Book of Discipline and search for Lay Speaker.
"Lay Speaking Resources" link in the left-hand column leads to
2012 Lay Speaking Ministries Catalog,
History of the Office of Lay Speaker in United Methodism,
Lay Speaking Ministry Basic Course PowerPoint,
and many other resources.
Last year's catalog is available at
2011 Lay Ministry Catalog.

Other Course Resources
Lists courses from many sources including UMCOM, and Rethink Church.
from United Methodist General Board of Higher Education and Ministry


E-Mail Periodicals

Bible Resources A searchable online Bible in over 50 versions and 35 languages.

The Blue Letter Bible - a mission to facilitate in-depth study of God's Word through an on-line interactive reference library continuously updated from the teachings and commentaries of selected pastors and teachers who hold to the conservative, historical Christian faith.

Early Christian Writings New Testament, Apocrypha, Gnostics, Church Fathers

ELCA  Worship  The Lectionary

Gospel of Mark - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Internet Sacred Text Archive Home

Lectionary Project LivingWeb Library A very good lectionary reference! Home Page

Paratext bible

The Consultation on Common Texts

The Text This Week - Revised Common Lectionary, Scripture Study and Worship Links

The Unbound Bible

Milwaukee: Central UMC Sunday Lectionary Bible Study


United Methodist Lay Speaking

Association of Conference Directors of Lay Speaking Ministries

Dallas Lay Speaking Site

IA Conf

NY Lay Speaker Site

Yahoo Group for Online Go Preach

Healthy Church Initiative Resources

Healthy Church Initiative Process - a descriptive paper

Missouri Conference implementation of HCI

Other Resources

Blessing for lighting the candles

Good Sam the Samaritan -- Title Song Lyrics Lend a Helping Hand

Good Shabbos!

Joyful Noiseletter


Learn Hebrew

Prophet - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Reformed Church in America

Song of emptiness

Stephen Ministries

The Cyber Hymnal

The Immortal Song

The Online Book of Common Prayer

University Lutheran Church at Northwestern Daily Worship Resources

Upper Room Bookstore

Personal Discipleship Plan by Emmanuel Church in Los Angeles