Connecticut District UMC


20 Broadfield Road Hamden, CT 06517
Phone: (203) 288-0286  Fax:


The Connecticut District is comprised of 76 United Methodist Churches in Western Connecticut. We are part of the New York Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church and our purpose is to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.

Connecticut District Lay Servant Ministries

Connecticut District Basic Lay Servant Ministry Course 2017

Three Saturdays: May 6, May 13, May 20

Fellowship 9-9:30 am. Classes 9:30 am-2:30 pm.

Huntington UMC 338 Walnut Tree Hill Road Shelton, CT 06484


Advance Courses

Go Preach! Preaching in the United Methodist Church

April 8, 2017 (for all lay servants)
9 am to noon Rev. Ken Kieffer 12:30 to 3:30 pm - LS Committee

April 22, 2017
(for re-certification only - lay servants already preaching)

9 am to 3:30 pm ~ Delivery of one 12 minute sermon using scripture handed out in first session. You must attend April 8 and 22. Participants must submit a written or typed sermon on April 22 to receive credit for the course.

April 29, 2017
(for lay servants new to preaching)

Cheshire UMC




Annual Report Forms 2016
Lay Servant Annual Report

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Lay Speaker Application

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