Continuing Ministerial Development

The Church of England emphasises that the purpose of Continuing Ministerial Development (CMD) is to “strengthen a culture of lifelong learning in the Church”. CMD focuses not just on learning and training but takes seriously the flourishing of the whole person in their ministerial context.

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CMD provides a foundation of practical skills and valuable space for Clergy and Readers to gather around scripture, listen and talk to one another and deepen their insights.  We hope that our CMD programme achieves this by providing support and resources.

Is there a theme or topic that you would like to see in our CMD programme? Any suggestions are very welcome. Please email them to



Ensuring that children and young people as well as adults are kept safe whilst in our care in an integral part of our diocese life.