Upcoming Events

FFY Conference 2018

Aimed at ministers in the first five years of their ministry this conference, located at St Mary’s Monastery, Kinnoull, provides an opportunity to come together to worship, reflect and socialise with one another. The theme for 2018 is “You did not choose me, but I chose you“: Who you are matters (John 15:16).  More details about this conference can be found here.

FFY Retreat Series 2018

Ministeries Council invites those in the First Five Years of ministry to join them on one of the following retreats;

Retreat A – 23rd to 25th April 2018

The Coach House, Kilmuir, Inverness IV1 3ZG

Take this opportunity to come together for a time of reflection, prayer and relaxation led by the in-house retreat facilitators.

Retreat B – 9th – 11th October 2018

The Bield, Blackruthven House, Perth PH1 1PY

Take this opportunity to come together for a time of reflection, prayer and relaxation. Retreat facilitator to be confirmed.

Retreat C – 16th – 18th October 2018

The Bield, Blackruthven House, Perth PH1 1PY

Take this opportunity to come together for a time of reflection, prayer and relaxation led by Rev Dr Valerie Allen.

For more information and to book, please click here.

Support and development that matters

First five years’ support is changing. We are committed to providing support and development that makes a real difference.

Click here to read the First Five Years Consultation Report

Dr Katie Bradley is the primary point of contact in Ministries Council. You can contact Katie through the Contact page.

We plan to introduce additional support over the next two years in line with the consultation findings.

creating opportunities for the development of skills and gifts appropriate to the challenges of ministry today . . . [and] sensitivity to the pastoral needs of the minister goes hand in hand with a review of work and potential development

MDC

First step: MDC

We recommend that all ministers in the First Five Years of their ministry participate in an annual Ministerial Development Conversation. Visit the page now to book your session – and find out more information about the programme.


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