David Palmer serves as the Director of Lay Servant Ministries for the North Central District in the Florida Annual Conference and on the Conference Board of Lay Servant Ministries. He is a member of Belleview UMC and serves on the worship team as a Lay Speaker and musician. He also preaches in a fill-in pulpit role. He and his wife Karen serve as members of Belleview’s Fresh Expressions and on-line ministry teams. His lay ministry experience includes service as a bible studies teacher, committee leadership on Staff Pastor Parish Relations, Finance, Missions, Youth and Disaster Response and as chair of the Administrative Board/Church Council. He has worked at the district level on the District Council on Ministries and as an Annual Conference Lay Member-at-Large. He and wife Karen have two adult children and two grandsons.