Shared Ministry Team

Archdeacon Pete Spiers commissioned the 9 members of the Shared Ministry Team on Sunday 24th July at the 10.30am Eucharist Service.  Adrian Ball, Diocesan co-ordinator, and Marian Pope, diocesan trainer, were present too.  The team have been meeting monthly for over 12 months for training and will continue to meet on a regular monthly basis from September.

The members of the team are from back row – left to right, Shirley Fairclough, Julie Dray, Sam Rooney, Laura Gear, Keith Thornborough and Adrian Ball (co-ordinator).

Front row – left to right are Pete Spiers (Archdeacon) Helen Pennington, Joyce Batey, Claire Jones, Janet Roberts and Marian Pope (trainer).

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The shred Ministry team will meet in September to begin implementing their ‘Agreed Statement’.

Q & A Sheet on Shared Ministry Team

  • Where does the idea of Shared Ministry Team come from?
  • Why does St Nicholas’ Church need a Shared Ministry Team?
  • What is a Shared Ministry Team?
  • Why should we be involved?
  • Who can be involved in the SMT?
  • What commitment is required to be on SMT?
  • What will the SMT do and achieve?
  • Have other parishes set up SMTs?
  • What have they achieved?
  • What is the nomination procedure?