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Early years in Ministry

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Early years in Ministry

There are a number of support groups for those in the first 10 years of ordained ministry, including:

Probationers' group

Group of probationer presbyters and deacons meets regularly for study, mutual support, spiritual growth, and discussion of issues faced in early years of full-time ministry.
Outside work includes theological reflections on setting and ministry, meetings with mentor, and preparations for ordination.
There is an annual retreat held across the region
Contact for more information

Under Tens group

Those who are in their 3rd year in ministry are invited join the probationers' retreat (above)

Those in years 4-10 are invited to a two-day retreat with a variety of content related to ministerial practice and support.

Informal gatherings are held throughout the year.
Contact the District Office for details:

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0114 270 9990 / 0114 430 0255

Sheffield District Office
Room 47, Victoria Hall Methodist Church
Norfolk Street
S1 2JB

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