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Vocations advice

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A still small voice? A tap on the shoulder? A question from a friend? A burning inner voice? Could God be calling you to ordained or authorised ministry in the Church? For over 50 years, CPAS has been helping people explore God's call.

The following pages are packed with advice and support to help you, or others, to discern God's call. If you have any queries, please feel free to contact us on or 0300 123 0780 (option 3).

You and Ministry weekends

Do you wonder what God's purpose is for your life? Do you sense God's calling to ordained ministry? CPAS You and Ministry weekends have helped more than 10,000 people, over more than 50 years, to engage with some of the issues through a helpful mix of specialist knowledge, good listening skills, practical advice and encouragement.

It's Your Call

What does God want me to do with my life? Aimed at 18-30 year olds, this weekend will include prayer, worship, Bible teaching, workshops, stories and opportunities to ask loads of questions to help you answer this question.

Talk Calling

Want to help young people discover what God wants for their lives?
Talk Calling is for anyone in church leadership and vocations work (e.g. clergy, lay leaders, youth workers, school chaplains, young vocations champions, CPAS Ventures and Falcons leaders etc) who wants to enable young people to explore the God possibilities for their lives.

Resource sheets

Download free resource sheets which focus on issues of exploring call and different types of ministry opportunities. The complete set of all 19 printed resource sheets can be purchased from the CPAS shop.

Fostering vocations

If you are a church leader, youth leader or vocations officer, visit this page to see how we can help you to encourage men, women and young people to respond to God's call.


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