What do we do?

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The Ministry Team's main responsibilities are to:

  • promote the Gospel
  • develop spiritual life
  • encourage vocations
  • provide regular services in sign language
  • provide services for baptisms, weddings and funerals in sign language
  • seek and establish religious educational opportunities for deaf children and adults
  • offer personal pastoral care in times of need
  • encourage and enable deaf and deafblind people to take part in running their church at local and wider levels
  • raise deaf awareness in the diocese
  • provide sign support where appropriate
  • provide sign language support to enable deaf people to share worship in their local parish church or cathedral