Step Forward Programme

Sample Programme

Morning Session

10:30   REGISTRATION AND REFRESHMENTS

11:00    OPENING WORSHIP:

Preacher – Rev Dr Philip Plyming, Warden, Cranmer Hall

11:30     STEPPING FORWARD – ‘CALLING’

12:15     STEPPING FORWARD – ‘DISCERNING’:

Break into diocesan groups to meet Diocesan Directors of Ordinands (DDOs) and hear about discernment process.

13:00     LUNCH

13:45     STEPPING FORWARD – ‘FORMING’:

A chance to hear what training is like with Fr Peter Allan, College of the Resurrection, Mirfield, West Yorkshire, Mark Powley, Principal of St Hild’s College, Yorkshire and Rev Dr Philip Plyming, Warden of Cranmer Hall, Durham.

14:30     STEPPING FORWARD – ‘SERVING’:

Stories from a variety of people serving as ordained ministers in very diverse settings.

15:30     STEPPING FORWARD – ‘WORSHIPPING’:

Closing worship in which Archbishop Sentamu is the preacher, including opportunity to receive prayer, laying on of hands and anointing.

16:00     TEA AND DEPART

Saturday 2nd March 2019

11.00am to 4.00pm

Bishopthorpe Palace, York, England YO23 2GE

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