Contact the team

The whole Vocations team are part of the Diocesan Training Partnership.

The Discernment Advisers and ADDO teams are made up of a variety of clergy and lay people who work with candidates at different stages of the vocation discernment process.

In the first instance and for more information about vocations in the diocese, please contact any of the core team:


Sarah Palmer in the Diocesan Training Partnership office

Tel:02476 521316


The Revd Canon Dr Richard Cooke, DDO and Principal of the Diocesan Training Partnership

Tel: 07952 544820


The Revd Ellie Clack, Diocesan Vocations Advisor & ADDO

Tel: 02476 521316  or  07802 657768

Please note Ellie's usual working days are Wednesday and Thursday.