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:

Thursday, 4 December, 2014

The Church Commissioners in partnership with Archbishops' Council are hosting the Evidence to Action Conference at Cutlers' Hall in Sheffield on Thursday 4th December 2014.

Thursday, 11 December, 2014

Want to get together with other Pioneers in your region? Pioneer Connection may work for you.

Saturday, 17 January, 2015

mission shaped ministry course in Burton-on-Trent.

Saturday, 24 January, 2015

mission shaped ministry course in Penrith and Preston.

Saturday, 24 January, 2015

mission shaped ministry course in Sheffield.

Friday, 30 January, 2015

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

Saturday, 14 February, 2015

mission shaped ministry course in South Croydon.

Tuesday, 3 March, 2015

Find out more about the CMS Pioneer Leadership Course.

Sunday, 12 April, 2015

A pilgrimage for pioneers to early Christian sites in Ireland, led by Russ Parker and Michael Mitton.

Monday, 27 April, 2015

A conversation hosted by Anglican Religious Communities and Archbishop Justin Welby.