Board of Laity


Beverly Maddox, Conference Lay Leader
beverlymaddox@yahoo.com 

Role of a Lay Member
Lay members of annual conference, along with the pastor, interpret the work done by the annual conference session to the congregation.  They are the liaison between the congregation and the general church and represent the congregation in the actions taken at the annual conference sessions.  The Discipline requires that lay members of annual conference be professing members of the United Methodist Church for two years preceding their election and active participants in The United Methodist Church for at least four years before their election (¶ 602.4).  Click HERE for a complete role description.

AWF 2020 DELEGATION NUMBER ANNOUNCED BY GENERAL CONFERENCE SECRETARY
Delegates to the 2020 General Conference are to be elected at the 2019 session of the Alabama-West Florida Annual Conference. (Paragraph 502.3).  Four (4) Clergy Delegates and four (4) Lay Delegates shall be elected.

Lay Leader Training
Click HERE for guidelines in leading your congregation.

Susanna Wesley Award for Excellence
The recipient of the 2018 Susanna Wesley Award for Excellence is Mrs. Shirley Woodie.