Continuing Ministerial Development (Clergy)

We have tried to respond to needs identified in MDR summaries.   There are a wide variety of events on offer. Please open this link: CMD Brochure – 2017-18. Towards the end of the brochure there are also some events organised by other organisations that may be of interest to you.

There will be one or two more events arranged as the year progresses and we will email you about these in due course. However, I encourage you to take a look at what is on offer here and book up.  Attending a training event such as these can give us new perspectives, as well as the opportunity to share our experience with others. Of course it comes at a cost; our work does not go away while we are out of the Mission Community. It is our responsibility to feed ourselves though. Taking time out to do so can give us new energy as well as new skills and perspectives. It is part of the task of ministry.

I encourage you to take a look and book some training now. Inevitably some events will be oversubscribed. If the system does not allow you to book, please contact Cathy Scoffield email to be added to a waiting list.

The easiest way to book is to follow the instructions below and book online. You will receive a confirmation that we have received your booking and 7–10 days before an event you should receive joining instructions. Most events are in Exeter and lunch is normally provided, but do check the joining instructions, as timings may change slightly.

I really hope that you can protect your diary, but it helps so much, if, in the event that you absolutely need to cancel, you let us know in good time, not least because we may well have a waiting list. To cancel a place on a course, or if you encounter any difficulties when booking, please email Cathy Scoffield.


I look forward to seeing you,

Best wishes,

Philip Sourbut

Director of Mission and Ministry


Diocese of Exeter Clergy CMD Online Booking 2017-2018

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