Curates in IME phase 2
The director of Mission and Ministry, the Revd Canon Matt Barnes, is currently responsible for the training of curates and their training priests in the Diocese of Derby.
The Curacy Handbook contains useful information for both curates and their training incumbents along with the training programmes for each. It is updated each Petertide.
CMD and applications for CMD grant
The director of Mission and Ministry, the Revd Canon Matt Barnes, has responsibility for the CMD programme for clergy and for authorising applications for CMD grants.
The application form was revised in 2019. Please note applications should be made on the new form and in advance of the event rather than retrospectively.
Download the CMD grant application form (Word doc)
Application forms should be sent directly to Marietta Forman at Derby Church House or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have any queries, do please get in touch with Marietta on 01332 388673.
Applications for Sabbaticals and Study Leave
The Guidelines and applications form have recently been revised.
If you are interested in applying for a Sabbatical or Study leave in 2020, do get in touch with Matt by the end of Feb 2019 to allow sufficient time to meet with him to plan and prepare your application for submission in June 2019. Appointments can be arranged through Marietta Forman tel 01332 388673.
The process is set out in the Sabbatical and Study Leave Guidelines (Word doc).
All applications will be considered at the Bishop's Staff meeting in June.
Other sources of funding
Clergy seeking funding for personal development or for academic courses might also consider applying to Lichfield Theological College Trust: Please note that Application Forms for grants from the Lichfield Theological College Trust must be submitted via The Revd Canon Matt Barnes, to be counter-signed before they are sent to the Trust.
It is also worth looking at the following sites:
ministry bursary awards ecclesiastical.com/insights/ministry-bursary-awards/