Authorised Lay Ministry

ALM (Authorised Lay Ministry) training is quality introductory level training in a range of church ministries to equip students to confidently develop their ministry with the support and guidance of their incumbent and parish.

We currently offer the following ALM modules:

  • Worship Leader
  • Pastoral Assistant
  • Healing and Wholeness
  • Fellow Pilgrims (Ministry with Children and Youth)
  • Funeral and Bereavement – this module is only open to existing ALM Pastoral Assistants, Worship Leaders and Licenced Readers.
  • Mission Shaped Ministry*

Electives only run when there is a sufficient level of interest expressed. As a result some electives are run annually and others less frequently. If you would like more information on the ALM programme or would like to register an interest studying an ALM module please contact Holly Adams hadams@diocant.org  or read the Course Leaflet.

*In the past we have offered a ‘Mission Enabler’ elective. This was replaced with the Mission Shaped Ministry course – a national initiate which Canterbury and Rochester dioceses have run jointly with ecumenical partners for nearly ten years. The course runs annually and takes a different structure to our ALM courses; teams from Canterbury Diocese churches can apply for funding. Find out more about the msm course here.

2018 Courses

A Worship Leader course is running in Sittingbourne starting in January 2018. Please download the information and application pack here. Applications are now being received. Please contact Holly Adams if you have any questions: hadams@diocant.org

We are looking to run ALM courses in ‘Healing and Wholeness’ and ‘Funeral and Bereavement’ in the spring / summer of 2018. To register interest please contact Holly Adams on hadams@diocant.org

Resources

www.allageworshipresources.org is a new site full of free resources. It includes full All-Age Services, Shorter Services, Short Talks, Seasonal Services, Dramas, Puppet Scripts and more.
Twitter: @aawresources    Facebook: allageworshipresources.org

Do take a look!

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