External Clergy Support
Dr Yvonne Warren
A retired therapist with significant experience working within the Church, who has offered to make herself available for conversation or to mentor clergy and LLMs within the diocese.
39, Church Road,
Clergy Support Trust
This charity exists to help serving clergy, spouses and partners, retired and former clergy, widows and widowers, other clergy dependents (including separated or divorced clergy partner) and ordinands with financial support.
There is an online application form and a telephone number for a confidential discussion about need and eligibility.
Ecclesiastical Ministry Bursary Awards
This exists to assist stipendiary Anglican clergy in England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland who have been ordained for at least 10 years towards the cost of extended study leave.
Isla Johnston Trusts
These are administered by the Representative Body at Callaghan Square in Cardiff (by Natasha Aldridge). They exist to support:-
a) study and meditation by any of the bishops, clergy, licensed lay readers or ordinands:
b) diocesan and other church conferences and meetings
c) a place of rest and recuperation for tired clergy of the Church in Wales and their spouse/civil partner
The G I Evans Memorial Trust
The terms of this trust is to provide support for Welsh Language Courses at established educational institutions.
Contact Natasha Aldridge at the Representative Body
The James Pantyfedwen Foundation
Existing for the benefit of the people of Wales, grants are available for students undertaking post graduate study. Grants are also available for fabric repairs for churches and chapels!
St. Luke’s exists to provide Healthcare support for clergy and families as well as offering wellbeing training for clergy and advocacy and collaboration. They supported the Reflective Practice Groups that ran in this diocese over the last few years. St. Luke’s have been publishing a series of helpful practical papers as part of their Clergy Wellbeing Programme.
Charities of The Reverend John Jones for the Clergy
The charities provide funds for clergy individual and collective retreats and courses and can provide relief in case of domestic hardship.
The Sheldon Hub
This is a new online extension to the work of Sheldon in Devon and provides a safe place for mutual support and resources for those in ministry.