“It’s not every young person’s dream, but I plan to be a vicar” read Simon Watkinson’s article in The Guardian.
‘Young, energetic and a priest. Not three words you’d normally put together…’ Watch this trailer for a film about young priests in Yorkshire:
For more information on Young Vocations contact Mary de Salis our Young Vocations Champion or Charles Burch the Diocesan Vocations Officer.
‘Call waiting’ is a website specifically aimed at young vocations to ordained ministry in the Church of England. https://www.churchofengland.org/ministryexperience
Are you 25 or under and exploring your call to ministry within the Church of England? You may be interested in our Pastoral Assistant scheme known as the St Albans Ministry Experience Scheme.
Christian Gap Years
For Christian Gap year opportunities try year4god.com or timeforgod.com.
A number of churches and Christian organisations offer internships, typically aimed at graduates. A good website is Christian Vocations (click on short term): http://www.christianvocations.org
You can find out more about Youth Participation in general here.