The links above take you to pages which explain the nature of vocation and what people should do if they think they may have a calling to some form of authorised ministry.
Vocations, Recruitment and Selection Officer
Saturdays 10 am – 3:30 pm
We hold Vocations Days every 2-3 months and you are welcome to attend.
Vocations Days offer:
- A space for prayerful reflection on vocation, listening to God and guidance.
- Some information about different lay and ordained ministries.
- No pressure to make any decisions, just time to ponder and ask questions.
- No charge, lunch included.
Let me know if you'd like more information: Julia Mourant.
CPAS You and ministry weekends
You and Ministry residential weekends are designed to help people explore a variety of vocations in the Church of England: orgained leadership, Church Army, Reader or pioneer ministry (lay or ordained).
Each weekend provides opportunities for you to discern where God is leading, gather information, hear Bible teaching, ask questions, talk in confidence with impartial advisers and share fellowship with others considering their call: all in a relaxed atmosphere, with good food!
Lifecall - called for a purpose
for 16-25 year olds
These relaxed one-day events for 16-25 year olds will help you explore God's call on your life and work out your next step. You'll explore what the Bible says about how God calls and guides. You'll meet younger ordained or pioneer leaders who will talke honestly about their own calling, their current work and what life's really like in the job.
Lifecall events are held several times a year in different parts of the country.
For further details look at www.cpas.org.uk/lifecall
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The General Synod has enacted the measure enabling women to be ordained as Bishops in the Church of England.
Debbie Thrower has been installed as an honorary lay Canon and member of Winchester Cathedral Chapter
The Bishop of Winchester recently returned from an official visit to East Africa in his capacity as the Church of England’s spokesperson on further and higher education.
On Saturday 8 November Diocesan Synod appointed a new Chair of the House of Clergy
This summer, with the agreement of the Bishop’s Council and in line with other dioceses, we have started to use the term ‘Licensed Lay Minister’ (LLM) rather than ‘Reader’ for all those exercising this important ministry.
Local Bishops will commemorate outbreak of World War One alongside communities in Winchester, Southampton and Basingstoke
We are sorry to announce the death of the former Bishop of Winchester, the Right Reverend Michael Scott-Joynt.
The Reverend Canon David Williams consecrated by the Most Reverend Justin Welby , the Archbishop of Canterbury, at Winchester Cathedral
Rev Canon Dr Paul Moore joins Diocesan team
HM Lord-Lieutenant Open Winchester Cathedral's Refurbished Learning Centre