Resources for Elders


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

Resources

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

Further information:

If you are an Elder and would like to discuss further training in your ministry, please contact Ruth Dennigan, Discipleship and Ministry Development Officer.

For other enquiries, please email Lesley Steed, Lay Elders Administrator or phone 01473 298510.

 

Updated 30 September 2020