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Events and courses


 

Will you take His call 2022

A free event open to anyone in St Albans Diocese. It will help you to find out how the church can equip and train you to answer God’s call, whatever it might be.

To ask  for more information please contact Barbara Young in our Vocations Office on byoung@stalbans.anglican.org or 07884 736 546.

For your FREE ticket please go to Eventbrite.


Seeking the Way

Seeking the Way, a course for laypeople seeking to know better how and where to serve God and his Church.

The next course will run in early 2023.  There are three days, which are all Saturdays: 11 February, 25 February and 11 March.

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You can access the 2023 brochure here and read testimonials from previous Seeking The Way delegates here , or watch a video on our Facebook page .  There are three sessions and you do need to be able to attend all three sessions as there will be some preparatory work between sessions.

Here are some answers to frequently asked questions , but if you have any other queries please speak to Charles Burch, Diocesan Vocations Officer Email Charles.

Read about what someone who has been on the course thought about it . Ash is ordained and serving in Broxbourne with Wormley.


Ordinations 2022

NEW!  Photos of the Ordination of Deacons are now available here.

This year the ordination of Deacons took place at St Albans Abbey on Saturday 2nd July 2022 at 4.00pm. You can find out more about those ordained Deacon here.

The ordination of Priests took place across the Diocese on either Friday 1st July or Sunday 3rd July 2022.  You can find out more about those ordained Priest here.

The ordination of Deacons will take place at St Albans Abbey on Saturday 01 July 2023 at 4.00pm.  The ordination of Priests will take place at locations across the Diocese on either Friday 30 June or Sunday 02 July 2023; dates and venues TBC.

 


 

Training for Lay ministry

The Foundations for Ministry Course is for people seeking some training to teaching the Faith (Discipleship Enablers), provide pastoral and community care (Pastoral Enablers) and engage in mission and evangelism (Mission Enablers).  The Foundations for Ministry Course is not currently taking bookings, but will take bookings for September 2023 in the New Year.

There are other courses available, such as training for Lay Leaders of Worship.  More information is available here.


Small group learning

There are various small groups around the diocese who meet in homes to study GOLD Open Learning courses  (Group-based Open Learning Discipleship).  For more information go to www.goldproject.org.  For more details please contact amandafurlong@me.com or richard.janes50@talktalk.net or rev.l.klimas@btinternet.com

BELIEF Bedford has courses running; see their current courses here.
BELIEF Bedford was set up in 2006 by a group of Christians in and around Bedford who wanted to create opportunities for high quality, accessible Christian education in this area.

 

 

 

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