Call Waiting - The Church of England Church of England

Church of England Ministry Experience Scheme (CEMES)

The Church of England Ministry Experience Scheme (CEMES) offers the chance to experience ministry first hand and explore if this is for you.

The Church of England ministry experience scheme offers placements in churches around the country for young adults (under 30). The scheme provides a means of testing God's calling and is measured against the criteria for selection to ensure experience in all areas is gained.  

As well as reflection on practical experiences there will be some theological learning and a chance for personal reflection. We welcome all enquirers and are particularly keen to attract UK minority ethnic people, women, and people from diverse social and cultural backgrounds as these groups are currently under represented.

Each of the schemes has a slightly different flavour, and you can find out more by making contact with the scheme co-ordinator whose contact details can be found by clicking on the diocese on the map available here.