Living God's Love Values - Generosity, Joy, Imagination and Courage
Living God's Love Values - Generosity, Joy, Imagination and Courage

Exploring Ordained Ministry

Priests build up the Body of Christ in the Church to serve the world by:
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• Celebrating the sacraments
• Leading worship
• Teaching and preaching
• Pastoral care
• Mission and Evangelism
• Presiding over a community
• Pointing to the life of Christ

Priests serve in a variety of roles including:

• Parish Ministry
• Chaplaincy (Education, Prisons, NHS, The Forces etc)
• Diocesan & National Responsibilities
• Workplace based Ministry
• Pioneering & Fresh Expression Ministry

Priests can have full-time or part-time ministerial roles. They can be paid a stipend, or work voluntarily. They can be called to serve in an Assistant or Leader capacity, in their local home context or deployed nationally.

 

  • For an outline of the Ordination selection process Click here
  • To find out more about Self Supporting ministry Click here

The normal maximum age for ordination to stipendiary ministry is 53, to self-supporting ministry 58.

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