Events and training opportunities 

As well as our certificate in pioneer mission we run a number of other events and training opportunities.

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Pioneer Fiestas
Informal weekends or days for those involved in pioneering and their families, may be hosted out of county.

This year held at Roundthorn Country House, Penrith on Saturday 19th November 2022. More details to follow. For any enquiries please contact

Pioneer Curate IME 2 Training
Created for any curate designated as a pioneer or with a specific pioneer brief to their curacy. Run on a three year rolling programme in partnership with Church Mission Society, these sessions are designed to support the fulfilment of the learning criteria for pioneer IME2. Examples of learning include: Listening in context, Pioneer Leadership, Pioneer Priest and Pastor, Pioneer Spirituality, Resilient Pioneer Ministry, Pioneer Ecclesiology. This training will help you explore what contextual pioneering looks like and what it means to be a pioneer leader.

Pioneer Accommodator training 
In partnership with the Diocese of Newcastle we have developed a unique training day for ministers and leaders who want to better understand and support pioneering in their local context.