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Ministry Development

This section relates to professional development for clergy.  Please have a look below to view details of the courses / options available:


Developing Leadership

Developing Leadership in a Changing Church’ is a project-based course for clergy and ministers of the West Midlands who want to develop their leadership in changing situations.  Link to DL Ethos & DL Flyer.


If you are interested in this course, please email


Post of First Responsibility

There is a conference for those taking up a post of primary responsibility for the first time, which will run at Offa House from 11 to 13 October this year.  The conference is run jointly with the Dioceses of Birmingham and Worcester, on an annual basis.

Subjects covered over the three days include; Discerning Vision & Strategy, Prayer, Working with Change, Issues in Ministry, and Looking After Yourself.

The diocese covers all the costs of the course. 

If you are interested in this course, please email



If you wish to apply for a sabbatical, you can use this Sabbatical Application Form.  However, if you would like a Word version of the form, please email

Please note that, if you wish to take a sabbatical, you must have permission from the Bishop.

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