Training and Development

Regional Training Opportunities

The list to the left is our current programme for West Midlands CMD. If you are interested in booking a place on one of these, please contact your own diocesan CMD officer or administrator. You can find their details under the Contact tab.

In brief these courses are:

First Post of Primary Responsibility - Mostly first-time incumbents, though chaplains, pioneers etc are also very welcome

Developing Ministry: Leading in a Changing Church - A year long course focusing on leadership especially in early years of ministry

Developing Missional Imagination - May follow the Developing Ministry course or provide input for those who are mid-ministry

Celebrating Ministry - A mid-ministry course re-connecting vocation and preparing for the years ahead

Celebrating Wisdom - A later ministry course for renewing vision

Letting go to live anew - A pre-retirement course for clergy and spouses

Transforming Conflict - Part of a suite of three courses on the dynamics of leadership and pastoral relationships

Working with Change - Part of a suite of three courses on the dynamics of leadership and pastoral relationships

Handling Power - Part of a suite of three courses on the dynamics of leadership and pastoral relationships

New Area/Rural Deans - A look at the role and responsibilities of Area/Rural Deans

Multi-parish Benefices - a course for those new to ministry in multi-parish benefices