Lay Funeral Ministry

Lay Funeral Ministry

Our first Lay Funeral Minister was licensed in 2018. Lay people licensed for this ministry will have the Bishop’s certificate in Christian Ministry (or something equivalent ) as well as to successfully complete our module in Bereavement and Funeral Ministry. Bereaved families are at a very vulnerable time, and the Bishop’s licence (like a Diocesan Kitemark) is a reassurance that they can trust the minister to have been trained and nominated and have the backing of the Diocese.

Lay funeral ministers will usually be licensed to their own parish, but might be available to take funerals across the deanery. For more information click here


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