Information for Clergy
Vocations Sunday falls on the fourth Sunday of Easter each year. In 2021 this was 25 April. Vocations Sunday gives Churches the opportunity to encourage their congregations to reflect and discover what God is calling them to do. For practical suggestions about planning your Vocations Sunday worship click here, or there are some really excellent resources from the Church Support Hub here.
Listen to Charles Burch our Diocesan Vocations Officer talking on BBC 3 Counties Radio about Vocations Sunday here.
If you have a candidate for licensed ministry:
Here are some simple guides to how the discernment process works in this diocese:
- Follow this flowchart to see which path your parishioner should take
- Here is a printable Practical guide for clergy about the discernment process.
If you are a parish priest, curate, chaplain or Reader and are talking to someone who has a vocation to licensed ministry, click here