Resources

‘Why get ordained…in the Church of England…now?’

 

If you’re considering ordination within the Church of England, we have drawn together here a list of organisations and resources that will help you think about the following:

- Where has the Church of England come from?
- What are the current challenges within the Church of England?
- Where is the Church of England heading?
- What is the process of going forward for ordination?

If you have any questions related to your own particular situation we would be glad to have a conversation with you. Please complete the form below to contact us.

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The Church of England

The Church of England website has a Vocations section where you can find helpful information for those considering ordination, including information about the selection process, training pathways and funding. 

Find out more here 

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Church of England Evangelical Council (CEEC)

CEEC is a network of networks, bringing evangelicals in the Church of England together for the sake of the gospel. It is particularly concerned to encourage evangelism, bible-based and Christ-centred formation of discipleship, evangelical leadership within the Church of England, and evangelical unity within and outside Anglicanism.

Visit their website here

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Church Society

Church Society is a fellowship contending to reform and renew the Church of England in biblical faith.  They run conferences and provide many helpful resources. For those considering ordination, take a look at some of their publications such as ‘Reach, Build, Send’, ‘Fight Valiantly!’ and ‘Foundations of Faith’. 

Visit their website here 

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Latimer Trust

The Latimer Trust is an evangelical think-tank, dedicated to encouraging biblical convictions and supporting people through publications, lectures, and research grants. They have publications specifically for those who are considering ordination in the Church of England.

Visit their website here

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Rt Revd Rod Thomas, Bishop of Maidstone

The Bishop of Maidstone has a national role in encouraging and helping local churches in the Church of England whose understanding of the Bible is that men and women should have ‘complementary’ rather than identical ministries in the Church. 

Visit Bishop Rod’s website here 

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Recent talks 

Mark Wallace is a graduate of Oak Hill, is serving in the diocese of Chelmsford, in Colchester, and spoke at our ‘Why get ordained…?’ event in January.  He also spoke at another conference in January on “Principles for exploring paid gospel work”. 

You can listen to it here.

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‘Gospel Driven Anglicanism’

This book by Mark Pickles will soon be available on Kindle.

Questions about ordination?

If you have any questions related to your own particular situation we would be glad to have a conversation with you.
Please complete the form below if you would like to have a chat.

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