The Revd Dr Gavin Wakefield

The Revd Dr Gavin Wakefield

Director of Training for Missional Ministry

gavin.wakefield@yorkdiocese.orgSend Email
01904 699504

Gavin Wakefield is the Director of Training for Missional Ministry for the Diocese of York. He leads the Diocesan Training Team, in its work of 'encouraging mission and ministry across the diocese'. He, and the Training Team, are here to help lay people and clergy if you are looking for advice on training events, further study of any kind, or want to think through issues around mission or ministry.

The Revd Canon Angela Bailey

The Revd Canon Angela Bailey

Diocesan Lay Development Adviser and Training Adviser for the Cleveland Archdeaconry

01642 576085

Angela is responsible for providing encouragement, resource and training for lay people in their ministries across the diocese, including the Recognised Parish Assistants scheme. Also, as Training Adviser for the Cleveland Archdeaconry, she works to provide the appropriate skills and support to enable the laity and clergy in Christian mission and ministry.

The Revd Canon Elaine Bielby

The Revd Canon Elaine Bielby

Diocesan IME Phase 2 Adviser and East Riding Archdeaconry Training Adviser

ebielby@ebielby.karoo.co.ukSend Email
01482 666677

Elaine Bielby is half time Training Adviser based in the East Riding Archdeaconry where she is responsible for the IME Phase 2 programme for curates and contributes to the general CME programme with the archdeaconry. She is also responsible for the Diocesan IME Phase 2 programme and provides a link between the Training Team and the Diocesan Healing and Deliverance Advisory Group. Elaine is also half-time Priest in Charge of Welton with Melton and Dean of Women’s Ministry.

Lynn Comer

Lynn Comer

Director of the York School of Ministry and Reader Studies

lynn.comer@yorkdiocese.orgSend Email
01904 699525

Lynn is the Director of the York School of Ministry and also co-ordinates learning and teaching across the three Diocesan hubs. She acts as the Academic Tutor, carrying responsibility for the admission, teaching, learning and assessment of students studying on the Foundation Degree in Theology and Ministry programme. Please contact Lynn, if you have questions about the nature of programme, its relationship with vocational discernment and ministry development in the diocese and the entry requirements. Lynn is also responsible for the pre-licensing ministerial formation of all candidates recommended and approved for Reader training in the diocese. She also oversees the provision of continuing ministerial development for all licensed Readers and works with the Warden, the Reader Board and the Diocesan Training Team to develop the diocesan vision, policy and practices for Reader Ministry and is currently the National Advisor for Reader Continuing Ministerial Development. Please contact the Lynn if you have questions about Reader Ministry and initial training as a Reader or your on-going development in Reader Ministry.

The Revd Canon Terry Joyce

The Revd Canon Terry Joyce

Clergy CMD Adviser and York Archdeaconry Training Adviser

terry.joyce@yorkdiocese.orgSend Email
07714101340

Terry is responsible for providing encouragement, resource and training in support of clergy continuing ministerial development in parishes, deaneries and, where appropriate, chaplaincies across the diocese. This includes the ‘Fit for Post’ programme and oversight on the York Leadership Programme. Also, as Training Adviser for the York Archdeaconry, he works to provide the appropriate skills and support to enable laity and clergy in Christian mission and ministry.

Mrs Allison Ward

Mrs Allison Ward

Acorn Listening adviser

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Allison Ward co-ordinates the development of listening skills through the use of Acorn Listening Courses in the diocese

The Revd Pete Watson

The Revd Pete Watson

IME Phase 2 Adviser for the York Archdeaconry

pete.d.watson@outlook.comSend Email
01757 704707

Pete Watson is part-time (one day a week) IME Phase 2 Adviser for the York Archdeaconry and Rector of Brayton. He did his theological and ministerial training at Cranmer Hall, has been ordained 9 years, is an ex-German teacher, graduate in Arabic and Social Anthropology from St Andrews University, and PGCE at Westminster College, Oxford. Born in India, Pete spent formative years in Bangladesh and India, and is proud to be a Glaswegian!

Jo Jones

Jo Jones

Academic Tutor - York Hub

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01904 699500

Jo is Academic Tutor at the York Hub of the York School of Ministry, carrying responsibility for the admission, teaching, learning and assessment of students studying on the Foundation Degree in Theology and Ministry programme. Please contact Jo if you have questions about the nature of programme, its relationship with vocational discernment and ministry development in the diocese and the entry requirements.

Most mornings Jo can be found working in the Communications Department.