Training and events

Training and events to help you find out all about fresh expressions of church and how to start and sustain them. For our calendar of events, see the foot of the page.

  • vision day

    vision days

    Dynamic and inspiring days presented across the country which open people's eyes to the missionary potential of fresh expressions of church. Forthcoming days are listed below.

  • mission shaped intro

    mission shaped intro

    A six-session freely-downloadable course which helps people to reconnect with their communities and think creatively about new ways of being church.

  • mission shaped ministry

    mission shaped ministry

    A one-year part-time course for those leading, or thinking of starting, a fresh expression of church to equip you for ministry in a new form of church.

  • Tape measure

    Bespoke training

    We're always happy to explore bespoke training packages and resources for your needs. Please contact us on to discuss your requirements.

  • Road

    Related training

    Training and courses provided by other agencies and institutions:

  • Seating


    Events put on by Fresh Expressions and other groups or agencies.



Calendar of training and events:

Saturday, 30 May, 2015

Fresh Expressions vision day in Perth, Scotland.

Wednesday, 3 June, 2015

An opportunity to gather with other pioneers for a coffee and chat.

Saturday, 6 June, 2015

mission shaped ministry course in Oxford.

Tuesday, 9 June, 2015

Find out more about the CMS Pioneer Leadership Course.

Friday, 12 June, 2015

Unique weekends exploring innovative mission and fresh expressions of church: an ideal introduction to pioneer ministry.

Saturday, 13 June, 2015

Fresh Expressions vision day in Broadway, near Evesham.

Monday, 15 June, 2015

Making and growing disciples in the countryside: the fresh expressions rural conference.

Monday, 22 June, 2015

Come and learn more about mission and leadership in 21st century Scotland.

Saturday, 27 June, 2015

A day for all those leading or interested in leading fresh expressions of church across the North East.

Saturday, 27 June, 2015

Free event hosted by CMS for mission pioneers and those who love them, to launch the Starfish Network for CMS pioneer students.