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Initial Ministerial Education

Initial Ministerial Education (IME) falls into two parts.

  • Part 1 covers time spent at college or on a course
  • Part 2 normally covers the first four years of public ministry (three years after completion of degree for LLMs)

All those in training are working towards achieving the Learning Outcomes developed by the House of Bishops. Click here for more 


SafeguardingClick here for training info and booking

Continuing Ministerial Development (CMD)

Updated Listing2015 CMD BrochureClick here to download course materials. These include:

  • New 2015 Brochures now in one booklet for lay ministers, LPAs, LWLs, ordained ministers & retired ministers
  • Booking forms for lay ministers, LPAs, LWLs, ordained ministers & retired ministers
  • Ministry Development Leave Guidelines
  • Theology of Ministerial Development





Ministry Review Scheme

The scheme offers a Ministry Review every 18 months. This alternates between a peer review (conducted by a reviewer selected from the diocesan list) and a senior staff review (conducted by a Bishop or Archdeacon, or by arrangement by the Dean).
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The Archdeacon of Sherborne is responsible for wellbeing in the Diocese of Salisbury.

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