FORGE: Ministry Apprenticeship Scheme

FORGE is a year long opportunity for Christians aged 18–25 to grow in faith, experience, and leadership through training, mentoring, and serving Jesus in the local church. 


Applications are open for 2024–25. CLICK THIS LINK to complete an online application form. (Closing date: 25 July 2024 at noon).

If you have any questions please contact Janine Armstrong (FORGE Coordinator) by email ( or phone 075 9252 9285.

The Diocese of Down and Dromore acknowledges the generous support of Benefact TrustChurch of Ireland Youth Department, Church of Ireland Orphans and Children Society for the counties of Antrim and Down, and the House of Vic–Ryn Trust.