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Welcome to the Churches' Ministerial Counselling Service

Churches' Ministerial Counselling Service (CMCS) is a network of professional counsellors operating in England, Scotland and Wales offering subsidised support to ministers and their households. It is sponsored by the Baptist Union of Great Britain, the Methodist Church, the Salvation Army, the Seventh Day Adventist Church, the United Reformed Church, the Anglican Dioceses of Exeter, Leeds, Sheffield and Southwark, and the Free Churches’ Group (acting on behalf of other Free Church denominations).


For more information on the services we provide, please use the tabs above.


To request counselling through CMCS, please

contact one of the Area Co-ordinators.

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New item added 17.7.19: CMCS is seeking to appoint a counselling Consultant, recruiting now.  An exciting opportunity to contribute, as part of a thriving team, to this leading and expanding national organisation. Closing date: 20 September 2019.


CMCS provides CPD Workshops for counsellors - The next series will be on the subject of Recognising Spiritual Abuse - the facilitator will be Dr Gillie Jenkinson - details were announced in the July 2019 Bulletin to counsellors on the CMCS Register.





CMCS is committed to Data Protection for the safety of its clients. To view our Privacy Notice for clients click here




CMCS is committed to work in such a way as to protect people at risk of harm. To view our Safeguarding Policy click here