Continuing Ministerial Development

Continuing Ministerial Development refers to the professional development work undertaken by licensed ministers to equip themselves to stimulate and enable the whole church to participate more fully in the mission of God in the world.

Ways of Learning, Ways of Development

Other Links

CMD/IME Officer: Revd Canon David Herbert   PA to CfM:Jane Hood  Tel:  01928 718834 ext 257 


CMD Subject Areas
CMD - meeting the needs of continuing ministry development

Diocesan Events and Programmes
A collection of opportunities for CMD for licensed ministers in the Diocese of Chester

External Events, Conferences, etc
Links to CMD opportunities around the country Links to CMD opportunities around the country Links to CMD opportunities around the country Links to CMD opportunities around the country

Sabbaticals for Clergy
Sabbatical and discretionary grant information

CMD Grants and Funding
CMD Annual Grants are available for all clergy and licensed lay ministers (ie Readers, Church Army, Pastoral Workers)

Consultancy for Mission and Ministry
a Community of Practice for consultants, coaches and facilitators in the Diocese of Chester

Reading Matters


Churches and Schools Learning Together
To clergy/minister/missioners Are you interested in taking part in a pilot project for clergy/ministers/church workers to engage with schools? 2018-19