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As part of the Ministries Council’s commitment to supporting all those involved in the ministries of the Church, we are pleased to provide for you the Ministers’ Handbook. You will be aware that, as ministers, you are legally considered to be ‘office holders’ rather than ‘employees’ – an important and historic distinction.
This guide is designed for those in ministry participating in a Ministerial Development Conversation (MDC) and provides you with the information and guidance you require to enable you to have a meaningful and productive MDC.
Offering consultations on a 1-1 or group basis to try and help you move forward and welcome those of us who are different into God’s family, and to offer support and advice at all levels within your communion and at all levels especially if you need to produce guidance booklets, run training courses or conferences.
Professor Tom Greggs delivers the third Christ’s College, Aberdeen, lecture entitled “Be Transformed by the Renewing of your Mind. What is Theology and how should we do it? – A particularly Methodist view”.
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