Renewing Discipleship & Ministry

Discipleship & Ministry

There are five distinct areas of work being undertaken by Ministry Division under Renewing Discipleship & Ministry

Growing Vocations

For a growing church, all Christians should be encouraged and supported in discerning what God is calling them to.  To this end, 'Growing Vocations' is about enabling a culture where calling is nurtured and celebrated. [learn more]

Read more about our Vocations Campaign here.

Developing Discipleship

Nurturing discipleship across the Church is vital as the Church of England seeks spiritual and numerical growth. Nurturing discipleship lies at the heart of re-imagining both lay and ordained ministry [learn more]

Lay Ministry

The task group has been set up to review current developments in traditional and emerging forms of lay ministry and to propose a framework for lay ministries in the Church of England. [learn more]

Resourcing Ministerial Education

The guiding vision of Resourcing Ministerial Education is of a growing Church with a flourishing ministry. The RME proposals respond to the aspirations of the dioceses expressed for their future requirements for ministry and leadership. [learn more]

Future Clergy

Clergy whose leadership is marked by being missional, adaptable and collaborative are key to a growing Church and a flourishing ministry.  Future clergy builds on work with discipleship and vocations in reviewing the Discernment and Selection process for clergy. [learn more]