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.

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Bespoke training

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


Related training

Training and courses provided by other agencies and institutions:



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



Calendar of training and events:

Friday, 3 October, 2014

Discern together the practices and postures that open up new possibilities for the future of the church in the UK.

Friday, 3 October, 2014

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

Saturday, 4 October, 2014

mission shaped ministry course in North Shields.

Saturday, 11 October, 2014

mission shaped ministry course in Glasgow.

Saturday, 11 October, 2014

Be inspired, encouraged and equipped by people who understand the challenges and opportunities of rural mission and ministry.

Tuesday, 14 October, 2014

A day of conversations and workshops exploring pioneering spirituality.

Saturday, 25 October, 2014

Chat about starting, sustaining or joining a Small Missional Community.

Saturday, 15 November, 2014

Fresh Expressions vision day in South Croydon.

Monday, 17 November, 2014

A retreat for pioneers, led by Ian Adams.

Thursday, 20 November, 2014

A quarterly support day hosted by VentureFX pioneers for people in any kind of pioneering ministry.