Lay Ministers are visibly identified members of the community who respond to the needs of persons through listening, prayer, and connecting people to other resources within Unity of Arlington and the larger community.
They do not work in isolation, but in partnership with other Lay Ministers and the Spiritual Leader/Minister.
For additional information, please contact Rev. Anne Tabor at email@example.com.
Becoming a Lay Minister at Unity of Arlington requires completion of specified training modules as outlined below. It also requires one to develop and demonstrate proficiency in each of these areas:
Answering the Call
What it means to be a Lay Minister
Commitment and Dedication
Mission & Ministry
Developing a Personal Mission Statement
Choosing a Personal Ministry within Unity of Arlington
Skills for building community within the lay ministry program and with the community
Pastoral Care theory and technique
Professional limitations and boundaries
Prayer & Meditation
Conflict Resolution - Includes Active Listening Skills
Compassionate Communication Introduction and Deepening Skills
Lay Ministers at Unity of Arlington hold themselves to a high standard of accountability.