Training for newly commisioned Elders
Once commisioned, one or both of the Enhancing Worship and Enhancing Pastoral Ministry modules needs to be completed within 18 months.
Elders who wish to lead services (Liturgical Elders) will need to complete 'Enhancing Worship':
Enhancing Worship - Leaders' Book | PDF
Elders who wish to engage in pastoral ministry (Pastoral Elders) will need to complete ‘Enhancing Pastoral Ministry’:
Enhancing Pastoral Ministry - Leaders' Book | PDF
The following documents are available for the parish priests of those being recomissioned:
Resolution and service arrangements | Doc
Request for Recommissioning | Doc
Role Agreement for Elders | Doc
Service sheet | Doc
If you are an Elder and would like to discuss further training in your ministry, please contact Lesley Steed, Lay Elders Administrator or phone 01473 298510.