At the forefront: Chaplains in Further Education

Did you know that 2.2 million people in England are studying and training at a Further Education or Sixth Form College? Did you know that FE and Sixth Form colleges educate a higher proportion of 16-19s than school sixth forms?

Did you know that there are 257 FE and Sixth Form Colleges in England, often major organisations in their local communities and employing hundreds of thousands of staff nationally?

Further Education chaplains are at the forefront of the churches’ efforts to love and serve this important sector of society. Chaplains come in all shapes and sizes – lay and ordained, paid and voluntary, from a couple of hours a fortnight to full-time. But what does Further Education chaplaincy actually look like, and how do chaplains make a positive contribution to their local colleges?

Introduction to FE Chaplaincy

West Midlands Churches’ FE Council present five two-minute videos, filmed in three colleges, introducing the FE sector, the life and work of chaplaincy teams, and how you can get involved.

20 May 2022

Invitation to attend CIGB’s Annual General Meeting

The workplace chaplaincy ‘Churches And Industry Group Birmingham-Solihull’ (CIGB) will hold its Annual General Meeting on Tuesday 14 June at…

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06 April 2022

Workplace chaplaincy 

Workplace chaplaincy group ‘Churches and Industry Group Birmingham/Solihull’ (CIGB) is seeking to appoint an energetic Development Director to take forward…

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10 January 2022

The Woodbrooke Centre

Woodbrooke has been a place of meeting and fellowship for nearly 120 years. Once the family home of prominent Quaker…

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