Developing a church vocation


Developing a church vocation

There are many ways to serve your local church. You might like to simply try volunteering for different things, and then see whether you enjoy it and whether it brings you a sense of satisfaction.

Also there are more formal licensed and authorised ministries for lay people:-

Authorised Lay Ministries - ALM

Licensed Lay Ministry - LLM

And then this is Ordained Ministry, which can take many different forms. 

Some people may feel they're being called to a monastic order, or to be a missionary...

To help you keep exploring, try all or some of these things:-

  • Talk it through with friends
  • Talk it through with your Minister
  • Try the Growing as a Disciple Course
  • Contact the Vocation Advisors. This is a team of people, both lay and ordained, who are experienced in helping you explore and prepare for a particular ministry in more detail. This does not necessarily have to lead to that ministry, but instead, may give you a new 'vision' for a role in your church, community, work or home.

Contact the Vocations Team


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