Part of the core strategy of the Diocese is to provide training and learning opportunities for ministry and personal growth and is all part of St Peter's College - the diocesan learning community for mission and ministry.
Membership of St Peter's College
Below are the main training courses which are part of St Peter's College:
For a full list of safeguarding training dates, click here.
Lay Ministry Training - School of Ministry
Lay Ministry Training is for those training to become Readers, Lay Parish Evangelists and Pastoral Workers in their own parish in the Diocese of Sheffield. The Foundations course is a common first year for all of these courses and gives the opportunity to explore your calling into ministry.
Click on the links below to be taken to the course page on the St Peter's College site.
Aurora is an opportunity for those involved in youth or children's ministry to gain some new skills, increase their confidence and learn with others. Aurora offers students a Cliff College Certificate in Youth or Children's Ministry and a Bishop's Certificate in Youth or Children's Ministry.
Worship 4 Today
Worship 4 today is a twelve session course specially designed to encourage and equip those involved or interested in leading worship in the local church. It is suitable for everyone – those with some experience and training and those with none; musicians and non-musicians; those who lead intercessions; those with skills in creative arts or technology; ordained or lay.
Part 1: Laying a firm foundation and
Part 2: Developing key skills are already available direct from Sheffield Diocese.
Part 3: Consolidating and expanding horizons is now published.
Mission Shaped Ministry
mission shaped ministry (msm) is a course produced by the national Fresh Expressions team that ta
mission shaped ministry course.is ideal for those starting from scratch as well as those who are thinking about joining the
Urban Theology Unit Sheffield
UTU has a variety of short courses and study days available on a wide range of subjetcs, from Exploring Hebew Scriptures to Public Life and Politics in Multi-Faith Britain. Details of these courses are available from the UTU Sheffield website.