Lay ministry

Supporting the many expressions of lay ministry across the diocese

In this section you will find a wide range of information and lay training opportunities, either provided by the diocese or local and national organisations. Scroll down to find out more.


What are you looking for?

Training courses | Licensed Lay Ministry | Authorised Ministry | Licensed Lay Workers | I'm feeling called

You might also like to look at our wider Continual Ministerial Development programme, open to Authorised and Licensed Lay Ministers.

In addition, there are other dedicated pages for other expressions of lay ministries – youth, children and families ministers, new congregations leaders, small group leaders and churchwardens.

If you can’t find what you need, do be in touch.


In this section...

Lay training

Information on courses and training opportunities in Oxford diocese for enabling everyday faith and lay ministry.

Licensed lay ministry

An introduction to licensed lay ministry and resources for LLMs.

Authorised ministry

Policy, procedures and training requirements for obtaining a bishop's authorisation to preach, lead communion by extension or funeral services as a lay person.

Licensed lay workers

Information on becoming a lay worker in the Diocese of Oxford.

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