i can't quite believe it but it's the end of the fifth year of the cms pioneer mission leadership training. five years ago we launched a pilot year with students doing a foundation degree and since then have added in various other things - certificate, diploma, ma, pathway for pioneer ordinands, and admitting people as lay workers in the church of england. we have had loads of people do modules with us who are not dong a university award - which works really well. this year we have had to transition to a new university which has had its own challenges but it's been a great year with an amazing group of new students. it was wonderful to celebrate on tuesday with students who were graduating, getting ordained as pioneers, completing their modules with us, and those being admitted as lay workers. i absolutely love what i do and i think that the gift that pioneers bring is much needed and hope that we help encourage it and those entrusted with the gift.
we're now into that time of year where people are signing up for next year (i.e. september). if you are pioneering in mission or wanting to in any way come and join us. do a module, do a diploma, do an ma… give me a shout.