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by Helen Clemow last modified 23 Dec, 2015 03:33 PM

Information about different types of ministry and who to contact for support and advice about exploring your faith

Updated Listing = latest updates

Social media channels: choose from

Updated Listing Twitter '@SarumCalling' on Twitter,
Updated Listing Facebook 'Salisbury Calling' on Facebook, or
Updated Listing Pinterest 'Salisbury Calling' on Pinterest
 

Events

Vocations Day

Vocations- Who, Me?
Who? Me?

Exploring God’s Call to Christian Ministry

Could God be prompting you to…
- Explore your faith more deeply?
- Use your skills and gifts in the church?
Then come to a Vocation Enquiry Day to meet with others who are exploring God’s call.
Saturday 30 January, 10am-4pm
At St Mary's Longfleet Church Centre, Kingston Road, Poole BH15 2LP
Flyer here.
To book your place online,
Follow this Link
or phone
Andrea on 01722 411944

 

God is calling

Is God calling you into ministry?
Click a graphic to download a leaflet.

All Christians are called by God, by virtue of our baptism, to enjoy his love, to love God in return and to serve God and others in our lives.  Another way of describing our ‘calling’ is to talk about ‘vocation’, a word which comes from the Latin word “vocare” meaning ‘to call’. 

Vocation doesn't just apply to those people who are called to authorised ministry. All Christians have a vocation to witness to the transforming love of God through worship and service to others, using the gifts that God has given them. 

Christ has no body now on earth but ours,
No hands but ours, no feet but ours;
Ours are the eyes through which to look out
Christ’s compassion to the world
Ours are the feet with which he is to go about doing good,
And ours are the hands with which he is to bless men and women now.
St Teresa of Avila (1515–82)

Young vocations

Updated Listing Young Vocations

The Church of England is actively looking for young people who sense a call to ordination.
Visit Call Waiting for more information or contact one of our Young Vocations Champions.
And of course – follow us on: Facebook Twitter Pinterest

Further pages

Vocation Sunday

An opportunity for a church to explore and encourage God’s calling to discipleship and service for the whole people of God. An excellent range of resources (sermons/talks, prayers, activities, sketches) are available on the Church of England's official website. Visit www.cofe-ministry.org.uk and follow the links to ‘Vocation Sunday’.

Main contact:

Benny is responsible for encouraging individuals, parishes and communities to recognise that God calls each of us to his service. He is there to offer advice on both traditional and fresh expressions of Christian service, both lay and ordained, and assist people in their journey of discernment. Along with other members of the Ministry Team he is available to speak to individuals, parish and deanery groups together with schools and colleges and oversees the provision of vocational literature and day conferences.

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