Your membership says that you have heard the call to ministry as a lay person and have answered it, or that you actively support and advocate (as a lay person, vowed religious, or clergy) for the thousands of lay ecclesial ministers now serving in parishes, schools, retreat centers, academic programs, and other settings. When you become a member of NALM, you take an active role in the groundbreaking and historic development of lay ministry in the Catholic Church! Membership is available to anyone who believes in NALM's visionary mission and diverse lay ministry endeavors. Be part of a dynamic community of lay ecclesial ministers in the Catholic Church's life and work today. Join the National Association for Lay Ministry!