Vocations activities 1: Opening conversation

Rev Heather Waldsax, Young Vocations Resource Officer, Diocese of Salisbury
Many young people do not know themselves and their characteristics and so find it hard to know what their gifts ...

Vocations activities 4: Following up God’s call

The Rev Heather Waldsax, Young Vocations Resource Officer, Diocese of Salisbury
A call from God can come through our gifts and passions, as well as directly. However, it is not easy ...

Spreading the Word

Claire Whitmore, National Young Vocations Adviser
Rochester Diocese’s vocations team worked with their Diocesan paper to create a Vocations special edition, including interviews with people holding ...

Book review: Hearing the call: stories of young vocation

Dr Tim Ling, Head of Ministry Development
This is a short, well-priced and accessible book that may be of particular value for young people trying to discern ...

Reflection for children on calling

Catherine Nancekievill and Joanna Cox
This is an activity that can be used for children, young people and adults.  The format is suitable for very ...

Sermon Ideas for Vocation

Rev Jules Middleton
Creative sermons are good for engaging minds and provoking self-reflection. Here are some ideas for engaging sermons around the subject ...

Vocations activities 2: What is a vocation?

The Rev Heather Waldsax, Young Vocations Resource Officer, Diocese of Salisbury
The word 'vocation' literally means ‘calling’. God calls us in many different ways and in every aspect of our lives. These ...

Running a Vocations Focus Group

David Stroud
Focus groups are a way of drawing together different people with different experiences and are a great way to explore ...

Clergy prompt sheet

Catherine Nancekievill, Head of Discipleship & Vocation
What could I say to encourage other people to pursue their vocation? Trusted people play a very important part in ...

Vocations activities 3: Experiencing God’s call

The Rev Heather Waldsax, Young Vocations Resource Officer, Diocese of Salisbury
Making choices is hard for students especially when under the pressure of exam and further education choices. These activities can ...

Presentation ideas for Vocations events: Godly Decision Making talk

Naomi Hill, Young Vocations Champion, Southwell and Nottingham Diocese
This is a talk I have given several times at joint Diocesan weekends away thinking about 'God's Call'.  It opens ...

Running a vocations event

Running a vocations event (large or small) is a great way to increase knowledge about the subject and reach out ...