Ackroydon Community Church: Reimagining Church


What does a priest look like? What kinds of things do they do and say in lockdown? What does the church do when large gatherings are prohibited? Is Zoom the only way? I used to work for a charity going door-to-door. It can be tough. Lockdown has changed that. It’s fun timing how long it … Continue reading Ackroydon Community Church: Reimagining Church

Mission Shaped Ministry Course


With the launch of the new ministry of lay pioneers within the Diocese of Southwark it is even more important to support and encourage pioneering and to develop not only pioneers but teams around them and churches and teams around the Diocese. One of the key ways that we do this is through the Mission … Continue reading Mission Shaped Ministry Course

Lay Pioneers


On Saturday 14 September, at the Croydon Lay Conference, Bishop Christopher will be commissioning our first three Lay Pioneers for the Diocese of Southwark. Lay Pioneers are an exiting new ministry that will sit alongside other lay ministries in the Diocese and will help us in encouraging new ways to reach new people with the … Continue reading Lay Pioneers