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Lay leaders

Lay ministry in its widest sense covers a huge range of roles and activities, but some of those roles need specialist training and authorisation through a licence from the Bishop. 

In this section you’ll find links to explore more about those roles, the training that is available and other links and resources to support your discipleship and mission.

Learn more about this role, the selection procedure for becoming a Licensed Lay Minister (LLM) and resources for existing LLMs

LLMs (Readers)

See helpful links and further information for Lay Associate Ministers (LAMs)


Support and resources for Lay Pastoral Visitors, Occasional Preachers and Worship Service Leaders

Other locally-recognised leaders


More to help

The training, support and resources offered through the Diocese of Guildford are focused on three priorities of its vision and strategy:

Growing discipleship, including ‘everyday faith’
Growing community
Growing diversity


For training opportunities and queries about courses, contact the Diocesan Training Lead, Sarah Slater

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