Diocese of Chichester


Whom should I contact?

If you feel God might be calling you to some kind of vocation, it's good to have an initial conversation with your vicar or chaplain. If they are supportive, the first person you would normally speak to is one of our Vocations Officers:

The Revd Dr Paul Redparth, Diocesan Vocations Officer (if over 32)

The Revd Robert Norbury, Diocesan Young Vocations Officer (if under 32)

The Diocesan Director of Ordinands has oversight of the selection and training of candidates for ordained ministry:

The Revd Dr Daniel Inman

and is supported in this work by the Deputy Diocesan Director of Ordinands

The Revd Canon Lisa Barnett

Authorized Lay Ministry in the Diocese is overseen by

The Revd Jayne Prestwood

01273 421 021