The Pioneer Disciple
All over Britain, Christians are finding fresh ways of making the Christian faith relevant to people in their communities. The Pioneer Disciple is a one year part-time course which aims to equip people to shape the life of the church in new ways.
Who is it for?
- People who want to be part of mission-shaped churches
- Christians who feel they need to rediscover the true meaning of God’s mission in the world
- Those who have lost confidence in the church and its future, and want to find that confidence again
- People who have drifted away from traditional church, as well as regular church-goers
- Local church leaders who want to explore different ways of ‘being the church’ in our cultural setting
- People in rural settings, as well as people in towns
What will we learn?
- The Christian calling to share in God’s mission
- Listening to today’s cultural context while also listening to God on their behalf
- The nature and purpose of the Church
- The qualities and characteristics of Christian discipleship
- The nature of Christian leadership
- Growing new Christians and making disciples
- How to begin and sustain a Fresh Expression of church
To discuss the nature of the programme contact Revd David Muir via email or by telephone on 01837 840867.
Contact the Revd Dave Martin (Methodist Mission Enabler), for Pioneer Disciple in the Plymouth Area.
For practical details contact the Pioneer Disciple administrator, Mrs Ann Pantrey via email or on 01837 55830.
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