Nicholas Cheeseman, area director of ordinands for Berkshire and Oxford in the Diocese of Oxford, is positive about pioneering and says CMS training is “excellent at helping people to develop their skills and confidence in creative mission”.
Once an atheist, now a mission pioneer on a new housing development: Fiona Mayne, a first year BA student with CMS Pioneer Mission Leadership Training, and a pioneer ordinand, told me her story. HH: Can I
Helen Harwood interviews Julie Thorpe, who is currently on Year two of her three year diploma with us. HH: I know you have told me you have been called to work with people with sexual convictions.
On Saturday 13 October the first cohort of students at the St Cedd Centre for Pioneer Mission will receive their certificates as Lay Pioneer Ministers. The St Cedd Centre is a partnership between Church Mission Society
During the last year I have had a couple of conversations with Kevin Colyer, and built up a picture of his journey with us. I was delighted to be able to interview Kevin and other ordinands
Helen Harwood: You’ve told me: “I never thought I was Pioneer material; I remember a friend recommending that I look at Pioneer ordination training, and I wanted to run a mile.” Can you outline for us
Talking my pioneering language, thinking outside the box and treading those untrodden paths… Helen Harwood interviews final year diploma student, Jane Gray. HH: Jane, you told me: “I am a mature student. Since leaving school I had