Petition 81275

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Name Change (81275-DI-¶267)

Amend ¶267 by changing the name Lay Speaking Ministries to Christ Servant Ministries.

Rationale

The 1992 General Conference instructed the leaders of Lay Speaking programs to emphasize training in the areas of caring, leading, and communicating. There were many in the Eastern Pennsylvania Annual Conference who felt the name Lay Speaker did not adequately capture these three dimensions of lay ministry. The result of...