Clergy Training
Continuing Ministerial Development (CMD)

From October 2016 a new team of Clergy Development Officers began work across the diocese.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

Clergy Training Events 2017The Clergy Development Officers are responsible for:

  • Curate training programmes (IME)                                  
  • On-going clergy development (CMD)
  • Individual training needs generated by Ministerial Development Reviews (MDR)
  • Administration of CMD grants

 To access all downloadable files - please see below   

For Christian Development courses visit our Directory of Learning Opportunities     

Christians Learning Across Yorkshire                                                                                                                                                                                                      



 Please contact one of the following with any of your enquiries about CMD or with requests for CMD grants:

Clergy Training Officers                                  

Revd Andrew Tawn

Director of Clergy Development & Clergy Development Officer for the Leeds area:
Revd Andrew Tawn 
Office: 0113 3530 284, Home: 01274 567898


Clergy Development Officer for the Bradford area:

Vacancy – please contact Andrew Tawn (see above)

Revd Louise Taylor-Kenyon

Clergy Development Officer for the Ripon area:
Revd Louise Taylor-Kenyon
01756 798057

Revd Canon Stephen Kelly

Clergy Development Officer for the Wakefield area:
Revd Canon Stephen Kelly 
01226 382550


Clergy Development Officer for the Huddersfield area:

Vacancy – please contact Stephen Kelly (see above)