The Revd Dr Gavin Wakefield

The Revd Dr Gavin Wakefield

Director of Training for Missional Ministry

gavin.wakefield@yorkdiocese.orgSend Email
01904 699504

Gavin 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 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 Diocesan Director of Reader Studies

lynn.comer@yorkdiocese.org Send 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.

As Diocesan Director of Reader Studies she is responsible for the pre-licensing ministerial formation of all candidates recommended and approved for Reader training in the diocese.

Jo Jones

Jo Jones

Academic Tutor - York School of Ministry

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01904 699527

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

Revd Canon Terry Joyce

Revd Canon Terry Joyce

Clergy CMD Adviser and York Archdeaconry Training Adviser

terry.joyce@yorkdiocese.orgSend Email
01904 400811

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 responsibility for the ‘Fit for Post’ programme and 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.

Angela Bailey

Angela Bailey

Mustard Seed Associate Programme Leader, and YSOM Tutor

angela.bailey@yorkdiocese.orgSend Email
07729 189241

Angela is one of the people leading Stepping Up, the first step for a parish to be involved with the Mustard Seed Programme. She lives and works in Bridlington and the surrounding villages, where people from local parishes are ready to begin Stepping Up in 2021, coming together once a week to grow as disciples of Jesus. They will be exploring what mission looks like in their parish and supporting each other to Step Up into what God is calling them to do in local mission.

Angela also works part-time in the Training Team and is currently based in Bridlington. She shares with colleagues in teaching on the York School of Ministry courses.

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Cathy Lane

Cathy Lane

Training Team Administrator

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01904 699504

Revd Mike Peatman

Revd Mike Peatman

East Riding Archdeaconry Training Advisor

mike.peatman@yorkdiocese.orgSend Email
01482 881458

Revd Derek Simpson

Revd Derek Simpson

IME Phase 2 Training Adviser

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01845 574742

Derek is part-time (one day a week) IME (Phase 2) Training Adviser for curates in the Cleveland Archdeaconry, and works closely with Elaine and Pete. He holds this responsibility alongside being the Rector of Thirsk, having previously held posts in London for 28 years.

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!