Discipleship, Vocation and Ministry

Welcome to the pages for the Discipleship, Vocation and Ministry Team

​The DVM team deals with any matter relating to lay and ordained authorised ministry as well as helping people to discern what God is calling them to do and to be (vocation) and enabling them to grow in their walk with Christ (discipleship).

Follow the links below to find out more. 

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Discipleship Development

Resources and events, such as the Intentional Discipleship programme 2018, to support individuals and parishes develop in their discipleship. 

Prayer and Spirituality

Information about quiet days, weekends away, workshops on prayer, parish weekends away along with resources and events to improve prayer and spiritual lives.




Information and resources to help individuals explore a sense of calling from God to serve the Church. 

Information for Clergy

Resources to help clergy foster vocations and a guide to the process in the diocese of Guildford. 



Local Ministry Programme

Resources and the course for Licensed Lay Ministers, Ordained Local Ministers and Interested Learners. 

Licensed Lay Ministers

What are Licensed Lay Ministers? Further information, contacts, resources and a guide to the process of becoming an LLM.

Pastoral Assistants

What are Pastoral Assistants? ​Further information, contacts, resources and an overview of the process of becoming a Pastoral Assistant.

Continuing Ministerial Development

Information and resources to help all those in ministerial posts keep developing. 

Short Courses and Workshops

Information, resources and application forms for courses to ​help people to Lead Worship successfully and become Occasional Preachers. 

Enriching Worship

How might your church enrich their worship? Details of workshops on offer to help develop worship. 


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