From l to r: The Revd Canon Tim Alban Jones (Warden of Readers); Janet Tanton; Mark Wright; Nicola Collard; Roger Cresswell (Chairman of the Board of Readers); the Rt Revd David Thomson, Bishop of Huntingdon; Barney Leeke, Alan Skull, John Clark, Maureen Dean and Stephen Mashford (Registrar of Readers).
These pages will help you explore the part you can play by offering and developing your own gifts, resources and ministry as part of the Church worldwide. The Ministry Team are responsible for all of these ministerial activities in the diocese.
The Ministry Team look after the following areas of training in the diocese.
Calendar of Training Events
Please find below a Calendar of Training Events. Each event is marked on the calendar, with a symbol representing the group the training is for. Explanatory notes are in the ‘handbook’. We have produced a three month draft which we would like you to display on your church notice board and include appropriate excerpts as part of your parish notices. I would also like your feedback on the format of calendar and accompanying information booklet; is it understandable, easy to navigate; does it give you the information that you need?
Revd Canon Linda Church : Director of Ministry
Vocation and Ministry
Are you being called to ministry? When Christians talk about a 'call' we mean that God is calling us — in our mind and heart - to take an action or make a choice. 'Vocation' is the word often used to describe a call that leads us into a particular way of life.
Christenings and Funerals Project (Beginnings and Endings)
Revd Dr Sandra Millar is coming to present the findings on 11th February 2015.
Her presentation will take place at Over Community Centre from 10.00am to 4.00pm.
Open to all clergy and LLMs welcome in the afternoon. Places need to be booked with Jennie Woolston, Department of Ministry Administrator
On 01353 652713 or email: Ministry@ely.anglican.org
Summer Biblical Study in Cambridge 2015
This annual residential summer school offers two separate weeks of lectures and readings at a high academic level. The courses are suitable for any individuals who wish to develop their understanding of the Bible including ordained and lay worship
leaders, and students of theology and related subjects.
Bereavement Care Services, Grief and Loss Courses – for details click on the links
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