Volunteer Chaplaincy Ministries Level 1 & 2

  • Facilitator: Virginia Thomas
  • Level: Certificate
  • Study time: 1-2 Days
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Our Learning Programmes:

  • CIMS
  • 1-2 Days
  • CAMS
  • 2 Years
  • MIP
  • 2 Years
  • CMDP
  • 2 Years
  • Joshua Programme
  • 3 years full-time/6-8 years part-time
  • Pentecostal Theological Seminary Certificate
  • 4 years part-time
  • European Theological Seminary Certificate
  • 3 Years full-time
Course overview
Explore the practices of chaplaincy within the contextual settings within prisons, hospitals, universities and other institutions. Delivered by experienced chaplains who are accredited and licensed faith leaders, offering first hand experience and insight into the multifaceted role of chaplaincy; religious, spiritual and pastoral care to individuals and working alongside their families and professionals.

After completing this course, students will be able to:
- Better understand and apply knowledge gained to the practices of chaplaincy within a variety of institutions and settings.

- Identify the skills and competencies of chaplaincy, and also identify opportunities through the route of chaplaincy volunteering within the local community.

- Identify the pathways of chaplaincy and routes toward becoming a chaplaincy volunteer or a vocational credentialed chaplain.

- Demonstrate the foundational principles and practices of chaplaincy.

- Explore the biblical and theological elements of chaplaincy and how this relates to the spiritual, religious and pastoral care of those in need.

- Recognise the importance of theological reflective practice and how this links the role of chaplaincy as a ministry area both within and outside the church setting.

  • Zoom Session (Live) View date in prospectus.
  • Video time: 4 hours 
  • Test
  • Certificate
Live sessions are only available on the dates listed in the prospectus.

Meet the facilitators 

Rev. Virginia Thomas 

Virginia is an Associate Minister at NTCG Northampton and works as a healthcare chaplain. She is a member of the LTC Education Board and facilitator of the course “Living the Faith”.
Virginia was appointed as National Chaplaincy Director in 2018 and
co facilitator of the revised Volunteer Chaplaincy Ministries Courses (Level 1 and 2).
With over 20 years’ experience as a social worker, Virginia previously served as a Youth & Christian Director and Youth Pastor at NTCG Nottingham and obtained an MA Pentecostal and Charismatic Studies in 2006.

- Bishop David Edwards: DDIV
- Min. Jackie Gayle: Dip,MTh, BA
- Rev. Paulette Derby-Johnson: CAMs, BEd jobs, NPHQ, NPLTD
- Rev. Dennis Hines:  Prison Chaplain
- Rev. Audrey Browne: MSc, BSc, Cert.Ed.
- Min. Paulette Peters: CQSW Cert, Dip, PGDip, PTLLS, QCF