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Discipleship courses, including St Edmund’s and Pilgrim, for new Christians and those who would like to explore their faith and its relevance to everyday life.

Aerial view of London above the Thames

Ordained ministry? Lay ministry serving in your local church? Workplace ministry? Christians are called to serve in a huge variety of ways. Find out more about the discernment process, different types of ministry and a range of resources available for ministry and vocation. For Licensed Lay Ministers and those interested in the calling, discernment, training and ministerial development information specific to this type of ministry is available here.

Clergy well-being and support is taken seriously in London Diocese, and there are possibilities to explore coaching, mentoring and consultancy as part of ongoing ministerial support. For those beginning to consider retirement, a number of different resources are available here. General well-being and support information is here, and please always consider approaching your Area Director of Ministry (ADM) with any questions.

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Good leadership is vital in today’s Church. Christian leadership is also necessary in all aspects of our modern world. Find out what is available to support and encourage you in this ministry.

A wide range of opportunities are on offer for clergy and lay ministers, including Post Ordination Training (POT), Continuing Ministerial Development (CMD), Ministerial Development Review (MDR), and coaching, mentoring and consultancy. LLM training and development information is here, and for clergy, please click read more.

Essential information for new incumbents and clergy who are new to post in London.

Guides for clergy and parish officers who conduct regular services and occasional offices according to Canon Law, diocesan polices and regulations – as well as English law. Information on weddings, confirmations, baptisms, funerals and more.

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