Events and Opportunities
last updated on: 7th Mar 2013
Vocations Day Saturday 2nd March 2013
Listen to the address by Bishop Tim
There are also special mornings where there is a chance to meet with other Christians and take time to listen to God and to begin to explore where you might fit into God’s plan and purposes.
For more information about the next events call Claire Stapleton on 0116 248 7417 or via email.
A number of organisations arrange Vocations Conferences, both days and residential. Here are just a selection:
Call Waiting (Vocations to ordained ministry) - http://www.callwaiting.org.uk
Church Pastoral Aid Society (CPAS)- firstname.lastname@example.org
Catholic Societies of the Church of England - http://www.scp.org.uk/witness/vocations (Affirming Catholicism and SCP) www.godcallingvocations.org.uk (Forward in Faith)
Church Army - email@example.com
The Franciscans - www.franciscans.org.uk
St.John’s Nottingham – (Fit for the Purpose w/es) - www.stjohns-nottm.ac.uk
Minority Ethnic Anglican Vocations – firstname.lastname@example.org
Mirfield Community - www.mirfieldcommunity.org.uk
A number of Theological Colleges also run events specifically for those who are exploring a vocation to ordained ministry.
There is an extensive Vocations Sunday section on the Church of England websitehttp://www.cofe.anglican.org/lifeevents/ministry/workofmindiv/vrsc/vocsun including a “What others have found useful” link which provides good practical suggestions.
Other links with resources for Vocations Sunday include:
• The United Reformed Church also produces resources for Vocations Sunday
• The Methodist Church vocations resources