Team / Dioceses

All our training is about having effective and transformational conversations. We use our expertise and experience to help increase skills across teams and Disoceses. 

Ministerial Review Training

If Ministerial Review is in service of affirming and developing vocation and calling and encouraging professional, personal and spiritual development, what skills do reviewers need to refine?

By the end of our training, your reviewers will be able to :

  • Use existing skills even more effectively
  • Get clear boundaries about what is in and what is outside the review, using 3D’s STOKeRS
  • Manage the tension between a good process and progress
  • Use the distinctive listening required by review
  • Keep God in the picture
  • Understand where the pastor does or does not fit into the review process

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Moving On Workshops

Do you want to equip your clergy to navigate the appointments process?
We work with curates, experienced clergy and those going for senior appointments.

Our 1 day workshop includes : 

  • thinking about vocation
  • understanding the clergy appointments process
  • an opportunity to learn to express who you really are – in applications, cvs and interviews
  • facilitation by trainers who have extensive experience of vocational discernment and selection

Participants will leave:

  • being more confident about making an application for the right kind of job for them
  • feeling more comfortable about the tension between vocation and selection
  • understanding what’s different about what they uniquely bring to a role and being able to articulate how they do what they do

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Looking for your next vicar?

Managing a process which includes discernment and selection can be a challenge.  A good challenge. You are looking for the candidate who is called, competent enough and has the right chemistry to work with colleagues.

By the end of our ‘Making Good Appointments’ training you will : 

  • Have a better understand what makes a good process – for the panel and the candidates
  • Be asking simple and incisive questions which will give you useful information that connect with the person profile
  • Know how to write the kind of report which will feed back into your organisation’s process where that is needed
  • Be more confident about giving feedback

We have many years’ experience as selection interviewers and trainers in church organisations .  We have worked with the Church of England, the Methodist Church – World Church Office and Ministry Office, and  USPG.

I enjoyed reading How To Make Great Appointments in the Church. It’s a very practical and focused book…. ‘Calling, competence and chemistry’ …struck me as a very helpful summary of what matters in such an appointment. One of the most useful parts for me was the section with practical ideas for dealing positively with  enquiries and lobbying. The chapter on prayer was both unexpected and excellent. Quite a bit of the content as the book progressed seemed especially relevant in an Anglican context, but I got plenty of good insights from it”

Martin Hodson

Methodist Minister