The Scottish Episcopal Institute forms those preparing for a variety of authorised ministries in the Scottish Episcopal Church, lay and ordained, and in the United Reformed Church in Scotland, shaping vibrant missional ministers for today’s world. It encourages an ethos of ongoing learning for all involved in ministry, both through its oversight of IME 4-6 and in the encouragement and resourcing of lifelong enquiry in a learning church.
The SEI Prayer Diary (2019-20) provides the Church with a way of praying daily for all involved in the SEI Community.
The SEI Foundation Year Rationale and Curriculum offers suggestions for study prior to formal training.
The IME 1-3 Handbook 2020-21 offers a wealth of information about the Scottish Episcopal Institute, and about Initial Ministerial Education 1-3 in the Scottish Episcopal Church and its ecumenical partner, the United Reformed Church in Scotland. It includes three Supplements detailing Mixed Mode Training, information for Final Year students and a section on Field Education (placements).
The Placement Agreement Form (2019-20) provides the form that the Diocesan Advisor should complete at the initial meeting with a Placement Supervisor and candidate.
The Placement Supervisor’s Assessment Form (2019-20) is completed by the Placement Supervisor towards the close of the placement for discussion with a candidate and his/her Diocesan Advisor at the End-of-Placement meeting.
The Curates’ IME 4-6 Handbook (July 2020) contains all the information needed for Initial Ministerial Education 4-6 regarding curacies in the Scottish Episcopal Church for incumbents, curates, congregations and bishops.
Curates’ IME 4-6 Pro Formas
The Curates’ IME 4-6 Pro Formas will be uploaded during July 2020. These include forms for use prior to receiving a curate, forms for review during and after a curacy, tools for use during a curacy, and the skills a curate should evidence.
The Lay Readers’ IME 4-6 Handbook (May 2016) is offered to all newly licensed Lay Readers and their incumbents to ensure that Lay Readers in their first three years of public ministry are properly equipped, resourced and supported.
The Lay Readers’ IME 4-6 Pro Formas are given here to chart the formational outcomes for Lay Readers by the end of their Initial Ministerial Formation.