From September 2018, Andrew will be Tutor of Context-Based Training and pioneering at Ridley, Hall Cambridge, an Anglican theological college training lay and ordination candidates for ministry. Ridley have been a trailblazer in training for pioneering ministries. Currently, he is finishing up being Tutor in Pioneering at Cranmer Hall, Durham, where pioneers are taught alongside regular ordinands for Church of England ministry. In addition to this, he oversees the East Durham Mission Project, a collaboration of ten church in villages around Peterlee who are seeking to engage with their communities and form new types of church.

From 2010 to 2015, he was Pioneer Minister to the St. Crispin and Upton new-build housing communities on the western edge of Northampton, a medium sized town in central England. Andrew was ordained in the Church of England in 2007 and has completed a curacy in Plymouth. He is married to Sarah, and they have a two primary-aged children, a boy and a girl.

In his spare time, Andrew likes to play football (following Newcastle United and Northampton Town) and run, read books, watch movies and play the piano. Together they like to visit National Trust properties for cheap days out, and go anywhere that will entertain a young children.

This blog covers only the pioneering side of Andrew’s work. For more general discussions on wider ranging topics, go to onliving.wordpress.com.

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