Conference Director Of Lay Servant Ministries

All laity are called into the work of ministry and have a responsibility to proclaim the Good News and reach out to others in love. The West Ohio Conference Director of Lay Servant Ministries will chair the Conference Committee on Lay Servant Ministries and work in partnerships with district leaders, West Ohio Conference Director of Discipleship Resources, Leadership Development Lead Team, Conference Lay Leader(s) and District Committees on Lay Servant Ministries.

The West Ohio Conference Director of Lay Servant Ministries will also assist in the strategic alignment of the District Committees on Lay Servant Ministries as they:  

  • advocate for laity
  • offer lay ministry courses in all eight districts
  • work with local church pastors and lay leaders to build trust
  • ensure laity are equipped and utilized in leadership

Kathy Haynes-Moore, West Ohio Conference Director of Lay Servant Ministries

Kathy Haynes Moore was certified as a Lay Minister at the 2016 West Ohio Annual Conference. She has been a Lay Speaker since the early 2000s and has served in ministry with her husband, retired Elder Roland Moore, across East and West Ohio for over 40 years.

Kathy has a passion for encouraging all people to seek and find God. She is a Prayer Warrior and enjoys social engagement with all age groups. She is a sought-after speaker and leader of faith-based studies and has taught at Mission U, Lay Servant courses, women’s retreats, United Methodist Women (United Women in Faith), and Bible studies. She has also preached at various churches throughout the conference.

Kathy is the mother of three adult sons, one adult daughter, and has 15 grandchildren. She lives in Toledo and is a member of Braden UMC. Her favorite Bible verse is Psalm 27:14 NKJV: “Wait on the Lord; be of good courage, and He will strengthen your heart; wait, I say, on the Lord!”