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Licensed Lay Worship Leaders (LLWL) Network

A Network to support the East Central Ontario Regional Council (ECORC) Licensed Lay Worship Leaders (LLWLs)

List of Approved LLWL’s

ECORC – List of Approved LLWLs (21) Available for Pulpit Supply (January-2022).  Note that this list includes all LLWL’s that are available for pulpit supply, other than their home community of faith.  $224.00 per Sunday is the 2022 Pulpit Supply rate. As of May 1, 2022, the mileage reimbursement rate temporarily increased to 46c/km. — effective until September 30, 2022. [This temporary increase can be further extended to December 31, 2022, if fuel prices remain high.] Please contact Paul Kneebone (LLWL Forum – Secretary) if you require further information.

*Also, checkout the LLWL FORUM webpage (under “Ministry Teams” – Forums”) which provides specific details on LLWL Forum — including purpose, membership, meetings and duties.

Purpose

An informal group/gathering to enable LLWLs and students to stay connected, share ideas and support each other in their ministry.

Membership

All Licensed Lay Worship Leaders and students training to become an LLWL, who live and plan to serve in the East Central Ontario region of the United Church of Canada.

Meetings

LLWL Network meetings (or gatherings) are convened on a regular basis (minimum of 2 per year) to share ideas, concerns and provide feedback/recommendations to the LLWL Forum.  As well, recommend ongoing professional development opportunities at least once a year.

Resources

Other LLWL-related resources will be posted as available, including: LLWL’s Resource Guide (contributions from various ECORC LLWL’s)

Training

We welcome you to explore the possibility of becoming a Licensed Lay Worship Leader (LLWL). United in Learning offers a two-year online training program.  Here are three documents to get you started on that possible journey.

  • Are you feeling a persistent nudge or calling to be a part of the lay ministry in our region of the United Church of Canada? Hear what some of our own region’s LLWL’s have to say – RECRUITMENT DOCUMENT
  • Two other documents provide further details about this unique and dynamic national online learning program: