“Work For God ” – Join The Lay Organization
Parks Chapel AME Church is currently recruiting members to join our Lay Organization. The objectives and purpose of the Lay Organization are outlined in its Constitution. The main objectives are stated in brief as follows:
- To create a love and appreciation of the History and Principles of African Methodism.
- Keep the memory of Richard Allen alive.
- Respect Constituted Authority.
- Stimulate and Educate the Laity in the Total Program of the Church.
- Study the Discipline and learn the laws of the Church.
- Encourage Financial Support of the Church’s Program.
- Teach and Practice Stewardship and work with the Youth to teach them Methodism.
- These objectives can best be met when one works to understand the program of the church and relate the church to the World around us. Become involved in Social Action such that the church is then our Community – our Job – Our School, and everywhere that many assemble he carries the church with him.
If you are a current member of Parks Chapel, we welcome you to join the Lay! Overall, it is a ‘Connectional Organization’ that is currently based in 39 countries, spread across 5 Continents! Our first meeting is scheduled for April 28, 2022 at 6pm PST. There will be an in-person and virtual option for you to attend. We look forward to your participation…Our Theme: “Living a Global Witness Ministry, that Transforms, Transcends and Liberates.”
If you are interested, you can contact our President of the Lay, Eric G. Parks at one of the following:
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