Christian Ministry and Mission

The Certificate in Higher Education in Christian Ministry and Mission is designed specifically to grow you in your calling as a Licensed Lay Minister in the Chelmsford Diocese.

Key Information

Full-time: N/A
Part-time: 3 years
Entry Requirements:
Completion of the Course in Christian Studies (CCS); or equivalent learning.
Durham University

The Christian Ministry and Mission programme is validated by Durham University.

What is validation?
LLM Certificate Banner

The Certificate in Higher Education in Christian Ministry and Mission is a 3-year programme, for those training in Licensed Lay Ministry, in partnership with Chelmsford Diocese who provide training and resources; encouraging and enabling the ministry of all God's people.

Modules on this programme lay the building blocks of Christian theology by introducing subjects such as Foundations for Theology and Reflective Practice, Introduction to the Bible, Christian Faith and Ethical Living, and Topics in Christian Doctrine. It also includes modules designed to help students in their local ministry responsibilities such as Introduction to Aspects of Pastoral Care, Creating New Christian Communities, and Introduction to Preaching.

Book an Open Day

Visit us on an Open Day to experience a day in the life of the College and find out more about what it's like to study with us.

Book An Open Day


Written assignments comprise the majority of assessments for the Christian Ministry and Mission programme, and most of these are essays, but they also include other written assessments like reflective journals and book reviews.

If you require further information about this programme, or anything related to studying at St Mellitus College please get in touch.