Some offered formal ministry training and formation for lay preachers
, while others offered informal support and resources.
His father was a car salesman and an electrical engineer, but was a lay preacher
in his spare time.
The judge made the comments at Sheffield Crown Court as he sentenced Bowling to life in prison for the murder of lay preacher
Alan Greaves, 68.
The choirmaster was Bill Hall and the lay preacher
was Mr Barnes.
It included more than 170 people from North Wales including a former police officer, an ex-Tory councillor, a former social worker, a former North Wales Ambulance worker, and a Christian lay preacher
Judge Price, 60, who earns pounds 128,296 per year and has also been an Anglican lay preacher
for 40 years, normally sits in Cardiff, Swansea and Carmarthen courts, although he has been off work since the article appeared.
The opening service and dedication was to have been provided by Sir Alan Beith in his capacity as a Methodist lay preacher
He then trained as a teacher, specialising in RE, and became a Methodist lay preacher
My father, a Methodist lay preacher
at Lackenby and Lazenby, was a boy scout leader with 25 years' service.
A 72-year-old lay preacher
was yesterday disqualified from driving for 12 months after a court heard how he did a U-turn on a motorway after taking a wrong turning while on his way to deliver a sermon.
And in some dioceses lacking priests, the rise of the lay preacher
is the good news about the Good News.
It happened when the 32 year old oil rig worker and lay preacher
decided to take a holiday on a so-called walking safari in Botswana.