Our Vision

A people with hearts on fire, loving God, walking with Jesus and led by the Spirit

People, Training & Events


Stephen Hance is available for bookings for preaching and consultancy

Abigail Sanderson is the Department Administrator (Thursdays and Fridays)

Vanessa Elston is the first contact point for all enquiries regarding Mission Action Planning

Hugh Ridsdill-Smith is the consultant for Children and Young People’s Ministry

Will Cookson is the Dean for Fresh Expressions

Mission Enablers and Parish Development Officers:

Ian Mobsby Woolwich Mission Enabler, particularly churches in Anglo Catholic Tradition

Jonathan Roberts Woolwich Parish Development Officer

Shane Wood Croydon Parish Development Officer

MAP Facilitators (to facilitate MAP process) – please contact Vanessa Elston

MAP Advisers for each Archdeaconry (for consultancy and advice) – please see mission action planning


Leading Your Church into Growth - Free ten session evening course run by Southwark Diocese delivering practical solutions to support church leadership teasm to create a bespoke strategy for growth, effective for churches of all traditions and sizes.
Sept 2017 - July 2018 - sign up via lycig17.eventbrite.co.uk

MAP 2: Implementation and Learning. Tuesday 7th March 10 am – 1 pm Trinity House
Bookings via ministryandtraining@southwark.anglican.org.

New Monasticism: An ancient:future form of missional community for a parish and deanery context
Wednesday 29th March 10.30 am - 3 pm, Trinity House with Ian Mobsby and Gareth Powell, bookings via ministryandtraining@southwark.anglican.org.

A Catholic Anglican approach to Evangelism with Bishop Stephen Cottrell – Friday 5th May
10 am – 3 pm, Barry Weston Library, Southwark Cathedral.  For details and bookings email ministryandtraining@southwark.anglican.org.

‘Exploring Vincent Donovan’s incarnational and apostolic approach to mission’ ‘with Ian Mobsby has been re-scheduled to Wednesday 14th June 10.30 – 3 pm Trinity House.
Bookings via ministryandtraining@southwark.anglican.org.


Messy Celebration in Southwark Cathedral, Saturday 25th February 11am – 1 am. A large and colourful celebration of intergenerational worship. More info at http://www.southwark.anglican.org/cypmm/messy-celebration/