The purpose of the Laymen Ministry is to equip every boy and man to become a participant in the church as a life-style missionary. Leaders work to inform, motivate, and involve boys and men in praying, studying, enlisting giving, ministering and witnessing in their church.
President: Deacon Glenn Moore
1st Vice President: Deacon Fred Patton
2nd Vice President: Deacon Gary Turner
3rd Vice President: Brother Kaven McGary
4th Vice President: Jr. Deacon Markus D. Snead
Secretary: Deacon Tim Parison
Treasurer: Bro. William McBride
Junior Laymen Director: Vacant
Worship Leader: Deacon Leon Brown
Get Well, Bereavement Ministry: Deacon Jeffrey Fleming
Special Projects Coordinator: Vacant
Evangelism Ministry: Rev. David Jones
Laymen's Education Director: Deacon Luther Lewis and Dr. Thad Jones
Laymen Coordinator: Rev. James Jones
Deacon Glenn Moore
District Laymen Resume In-Person Early Morning Services;
Ron Lenzy & Junior Sheard Receive Layman of the Year Honors
Story and photo by State Laymen President Thad Jones
United Missionary Baptist Church--
On Sunday, November 14, 2021, the New Era District Laymen held their first in-person Early Morning Service since they were canceled in 2020 due to the pandemic. The service was held at the United Missionary Baptist Church where Rev. James Jones is the pastor.
Rev. James Jones delivered the message with Moderator Nichols, Rev. Sheldon Gray, and Rev. Donald Graves in attendance. The service was streamed via Zoom.
Deacon Ron Lenzy receives honor from Laymen President Glenn Moore
During the service President Glenn Moore made up for lost time since there had been no in-person meetings for approximately a year and a half. He named Ron Lenzy, Westminister Baptist Church as the 2020 Layman of the Year for his faithful and dedicated service.
Also President Moore named the 2021 Layman of the Year. The recipient was Junior Sheard, Bethany Baptist Church who was not in attendance for his meritorious service.
On Fri, Dec 10, 2021, 3:43 PM LaTanya Patton <email@example.com> wrote:
Good Afternoon, New Era!
Please be advised that all Laymen in person and virtual activities for the month of December, 2021 have been canceled. This includes the Laymen Nursing Home visit to Edgewood Manor on Saturday, December 11, 2021 and the Laymen Early Morning Service at Pleasant Green Missionary Baptist Church on Sunday, December 12. 2021.
Information regarding the January 2022 services will be forthcoming. Have a Merry Christmas and Happy New Years! May God continue to bless you and keep you is our prayer.