Ministry of the Whole People of God

Ministry of the Whole People of God


“Ministry is the shorthand term we use for the work we are invited to undertake in love of God and neighbour. On Trinity Sunday and afterwards the resource ‘The Ministry of the Whole People of God’ is available for use in our churches. I hope many will make use of it and benefit from its inspiration.”

~ Bishop Frank White

31st May 2015

Welcome to the web page supporting
Ministry of the Whole People of God Sunday.

Churches across the diocese are invited to look at the question, 'What is ministry?'
On Trinity Sunday and throughout June you can join a conversation in your parish begun between the Diocesan Task Groups for Local Ministry, Continuing Ministerial Development and Vocations, with the Diocesan Readers' Executive, about the opportunities and challenges of ministry in our diocese.
How is each one of us a minister, how do we minister together
and what does it mean to minister as the Church in the World?

For the letter of invitation to this event please click here.


Roots Trinity Sunday supplement



  • Download resources for worship on Trinity Sunday and an opportunity to explore the theme of the ministry of all God’s people (produced in partnership between Newcastle Diocese and ROOTS for Churches):

Download as printable PDF
Download editable version in Word



The Church of England website also has some useful resources for worship
on the theme of ministry and vocation:
click here.


Collect Prayer:

Almighty and everlasting God,
by whose Spirit the whole body of the Church
is governed and sanctified:
hear our prayer which we offer for all your faithful people,
that in our vocation and ministry
we may serve you in holiness and truth
to the glory of your name;
through Jesus Christ, our Lord. Amen.



If you require further information or have any questions please e-mail the Revd Rachel Wood,
Local Ministry Development Officer:


Go to Local Ministry Development pages