Continuing Ministerial Development

Overview of Opportunities

Under the Diocesan School for Ministry, the MSDO oversees the provision of a range of opportunities for those in ordained ministry from Curate Training (IME phase 2) to retirement. 

This includes:

  • The Curate Training Programme: three years of events aimed at supporting ongoing formation in the early years following ordination.
  • First Responsibility
  • Developing Ministry: Leading in a Changing Church
  • Managing Change
  • Handling Power
  • Dealing with Conflict
  • Rural Deans Training
  • Training Incumbents – Supervision Skills
  • Developing Missional Imagination
  • Celebrating Ministry
  • Celebrating Wisdom
  • Looking Towards Retirement
  • Pre-Retirement Retreat

Details of other aspects of CMD provision are:-

CMD Events

CMD Grants & Study Leave

SSM Ministry

CMD West Midlands Regional Courses

Wider CMD Opportunities

Resources for Ministry

Personal and Financial Support