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 is 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 handbook of the training opportunities, reflection days, lectures and meetings planned in the Diocese of Ely for the period of April to June 2015.
Hard copies will be sent to parishes and we ask that you display these on notice boards where possible, so people can see the opportunities available to them.
If you've got any comments or feedback on the calendar, please don't hesitate to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Revd Canon Linda Church
Director of Ministry
How to Survive and Thrive as a Church Leader
I believe that wisdom in leadership is one of the greatest challenges today for all who exercise a role in leadership in the church whether Lay or Ordained.
The department of Ministry is offering a number of short training / reflective sharing events on a variety of aspects of leadership, these are open to all.
All these meetings will be held in the Boardroom of the Diocesan offices, from 9.00am to 1.00pm.
Sensory Reflection Days - download details here
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.
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
Psychotherapy and Spirituality, The inner life and Christian wisdom
24 - 25 November 2015
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