Events

Find out what vocations-related events are happening in your area and who to contact for further information.

July

 

Mirfield, West Yorkshire: Monastic Experience (2nd-5th July)
Are you wondering if you might be called to the religious life? Come and spend some time living in a monastic community, and looking at how the Rule of Saint Benedict provides instruction on balancing the various parts of life. Through sharing in CR’s worship and prayers, household and garden chores, studying scripture, attending addresses and discussions on the religious life, participants can experience this life from the inside, explore questions and embark on a journey of discernment.  Open to single men and women aged between 18 and 45. Please see the website for more information and to register your interest.

Stone, Staffordshire: Encourage Festival (7th July)
Encourage is a mini music and arts festival celebrating that we are all called to play our part in God’s kingdom in a whole variety of ways.  The day is all about enjoying the things that other people are passionate about and seeing why they feel called to do the things they do.  It’s taking place on Saturday 7th July at Shallowford House, ST15 0NZ.  Please see the website for further information.

 

September

 

Camberley, Surrey: It’s Your Call (29th September)
Have you ever asked yourself ‘Who am I?’ and ‘What am I here for?’  This event will provide an opportunity to hear clergy and lay ministers’ stories of calling and find out about all kinds of ministry.  Please see here for further information or email glynis.beazley@cofeguildford.org.uk.  To book a place please visit the diocese of Guildford’s website.

 

November

 

Birmingham: It’s Your Call Weekend (2nd-4th November)
Aged 18-30? Wondering what God wants you to do with your life? Is it to lead in a church, pioneer something new, transform your community or something else? This lively, interactive weekend is for you. A chance to connect with God, connect with others, connect with God’s call in your life. A weekend of prayer and worship, workshops and stories and an opportunity to ask loads of questions.  Please visit www.cpas.org.uk/itsyourcall for further information.

 

To submit an event for listing please email vocations@churchofengland.org