40 new ALMs have received their certificates from Bishop John.
40 people received a certificate from Bishop John last Sunday to mark the completion of their courses to become Authorised Lay Ministers (ALMs). The special service at Worcester Cathedral was a celebration of this form of lay ministry.Authorised lay ministers train over a year to be equipped for specific roles in the parish. This year’s ALMs have been in trained in either administration, children’s and youth work, pastoral work or as worship leaders.They will work alongside ordained clergy and licensed lay ministers as part of the ministry teams in their individual parishes. During the service, the Revd Canon Doug Chaplin, ... more