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

Readers in Training

The diocesan Reader Training Scheme is overseen by the Lay Ministry Officer, The Revd Phil Bryson, who is part of the Ministry Development Team.  If you would like more information about training please contact Phil on 01727 818154 or by email.

Diocese of St Albans Readers in Training Programme Vision Statement

Our vision is to train Readers for wide-ranging collaborative leadership, through which they will bring a distinctive lay voice to the church and society.  They will be ‘Living God’s Love’ through their ministry: through preaching, teaching, and leading worship, they will draw others deeper into God; they will lead and enable others in the making of new disciples of Jesus Christ; and they will pastorally serve the needy and lead others in likewise transforming communities inside and outside the church with God’s servant-hearted love.

2019-2020 Timetable St Albans

To find out about the Reader Training Programme click on this link Reader-Training-Programme.

RiT Resources – click this link for resources which Readers in Training can download as well as links to useful websites.

If you are interested in exploring a vocation to Reader ministry, please contact one of the diocesan Vocations Officers. Details can be found on the Vocations pages.


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  • Going Deeper into God
  • Making New Disciples
  • Transforming Communities