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ViB Exploring Vocation: Staying Healthy in Ministry

Vocations In the Oxford Diocese

Wednesday, 12 July 2017 from 20:00 to 21:30 (BST)

ViB Exploring Vocation: Staying Healthy in Ministry

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ViB Exploring Vocation

These sessions are designed for people very early in the process of discerning their call. You do not need to have met with a Vocations Adviser or to have any sense of where this process might take you.

Come and join us in a series of six stand-alone sessions for anyone exploring their sense of call to ministry in the Church of England.


All sessions to be held at the

 Church of the Good Shepherd, Churchill Avenue, Aylesbury HP21 8NH


Session Six

Wednesday 12th July 2017 8pm—9.30 pm

Staying Healthy in Ministry

Speaker: Dr John Sorrell

John is a former GP and occupational health practitioner.


 Session One

Wednesday 14th September 2016 8pm—9.30 pm

Understanding Priesthood as a Ministry of Word and Sacrament

Speaker: The Revd Nicholas Cheeseman, Area Director of Ordinands for Berkshire

Nicholas was appointed as ADO for Berkshire earlier in 2016, and was formerly a parish priest.


Session Two

Wednesday 9th November 2016 8pm—9.30 pm

Spirituality, Discernment and Making Choices

Speaker: The Revd Joanna Gallant, Executive Director of Pelagos Spirituality & Retreat Centre in Prestwood


 Session Three

Wednesday 11th January 2017 8pm—9.30 pm

Mission Shaped Ministry

Speaker: The Venerable Guy Elsmore, Archdeacon of Buckingham.

Guy was appointed as Archdeacon of Buckingham in 2016. He was formerly Area Dean of Toxteth and Wavertree in the City of Liverpool, and Rector of St Luke in the City Team Ministry.


 Session Four

Wednesday 8th March 2017 8pm—9.30 pm

Parish Ministry

Speaker: The Revd Dr Emma Percy

Emma is chaplain at Trinity College Oxford, and was previously a parish priest in Sheffield. She is also author of the book ‘What Clergy Do: Especially when it looks like nothing’.


 Session Five

Wednesday 10th May 2017 8pm—9.30 pm

Change and Continuity in the Church; Sources of Inspiration

Speaker: Revd David Meakin

David is currently Team Rector of the Schorne Benefice, having previously worked in parish ministry near Sunderland and Durham Cathedral





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When & Where

Church of the Good Shepherd
Churchill Avenue
HP21 8NH Aylesbury
United Kingdom

Wednesday, 12 July 2017 from 20:00 to 21:30 (BST)

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