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

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

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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


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.