Diocesan Formation Team
The Formation Team is based at the St Philip Howard Centre (formerly the Christian Education Centre DABCEC)
Tel 01293 515666
The Diocesan Formation Team supports parishes by:
offering advice and support in areas where additional information is needed or where new initiatives are being set up
suggesting appropriate resources
providing training for deanery/parish group leaders
maintaining a network of Diocesan contacts
enabling parishes to work collaboratively
supporting Diocesan liturgical celebrations & events
All members of the team are experienced parish workers and can support a range of deanery / parish activities.
You can view and download a copy of the current Courses and Resources Booklet here
Each team member is a specialist adviser and has specialist responsibilities.
Current specialisms within the team are:
- Dialogue and Unity
- Formation and Spirituality
- Inclusion (includes Physical & Learning Disability)
- Liturgy and Music
- Marriage and Family Life
- Social Action (inc. Justice & Peace)
Links to the Bishop
The Bishop meets from time to time with the Formation Team, and is available to them for support and guidance.