The following is a list of documents and resources for Licensed Lay Ministers serving in the Diocese of San Joaquin. The links will open PDF files that can be read, printed or downloaded.
Eucharistic Ministers Study Guide: This is the first study guide in the series and is to be studied by all candidates for licensed lay ministry (PDF)
PLEM Study Guide: This is the second study guide in the series, and is to be studied by all candidates for Pastoral Lay Eucharisitic Ministry (PDF)
Lay Reader Study Guide: This is the third study guide in the series, and is to be studied by all candidates for Licensed Lay Reader (PDF)
PLEM Book: Courtesy of St. Francis of Assisi, Stockton
Glossary of Terminology: A brief list of terms and definitions commonly used in the Anglican tradition (PDF)
BCP Text List: List of Books related to the Books of Common Prayer (PDF)
Burial Office for Lay Readers: This provides a step by step outline for preparing a Burial and Graveside service, without Holy Communion (PDF).
Canon 23: Diocese of San Joaquin canon law, which outlines Licensed Lay Ministry (PDF)
Collect Guide: Brief outline of the history and structure of collects (PDF)
Morning Prayer Outline with notes for Lay Officiants (PDF)
Online Resources: List of links for Anglican resources. This includes Anglican classic texts as well as BCP resources (PDF)
PLEM Liturgy Only: Liturgy for Licensed Pastoral Lay Eucharistic Ministry visitations from Book of Occasional Services (PDF)
Psalter Notes: Description and outline of the Psalter with descriptions about leading and using the psalms in public worship (PDF).