There are five authorised ministries in the Diocese of Salisbury.
Lay Worship Leaders are commissioned to assist in planning and leading worship in the parishes where they live.
Download our Lay Worship Leader leaflet here
Download our Lay Pastoral Assistant leaflet here
Licenced Lay Ministers (also known as Readers) are licensed by the Bishop for a preaching and teaching ministry in the parishes where they live or work.
Download our Licenced Lay Ministry leaflet here
Ordained Ministry – priests and deacons are ordained by the Church to lead local churches and share responsibility in pastoral care for everyone living in the parishes where they serve.
Download our Ordination leaflet here
Commissioned Lay Pioneers – are trained and authorised to gather people into new expressions of Christian Community. They have a sense of calling to mission outside the regular church structures
Download our Commissioned Lay Pioneer leaflet here
If you think God may be calling you to one of these ministries, come along to a Vocation Enquiry Day – information about our next one is on the Events Page