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Exploring Reader Ministry


We are delighted that four new Readers were licensed in June 2017, and seven in June 2016; find out more here.

ReaderWhat is a Reader? is a leaflet for anyone exploring Reader ministry in our Diocese. To download this leaflet click here.

Four Readers in our Diocese talk about the practicalities of Reader ministry in So what do Readers really do? Download the leaflet What Readers really do here.

For an outline of the Reader selection process Click here. Please scroll down to Vocations Advisors to find out who to contact to talk about your next step here.

To find out about the Reader Training Programme click here.


Watch this short video in which a Reader from Blackburn Diocese talks about her calling.

You can also listen to two new Readers talking about their experience of training to be a Reader and the Warden of Readers and the Reader Ministry Officer explaining the training process in this short radio broadcast:

Listen to Stephen Fletcher, licensed as a Reader in 2014, speaking on Three Counties Radio about what it is like to be a Reader:SFletcher Reader


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