The role of a Mission Accompanier (MA) is key in helping Christian communities like yours develop in their mission and ministry in their own unique contexts. These are people who share the vision for the Diocese to Grow in God and to develop flourishing congregations making a difference. They offer their skills and expertise to walk alongside Benefice Churches and Lightwave Groups as these Christian communities seek to grow.
How do they help?
The role of a MA is to walk alongside you:
What does a MA look like?
The skills and experience offered by a MA will vary. Many will have experience from their working lives which can be put to use in this context, or skills which they have developed which are relevant.
However, there are some foundational characteristics which describe what a mission accompanier looks like:
How do we get the right person?
We have invited those offering as mission accopmaniers to provide a simple biography of what they have been doing and what they believe they might offer. This will include their training and experience. Those working with Lightwave should have experience of missional small groups.
If you want to talk any of this through please be in contact with Revd Phil Dykes firstname.lastname@example.org tel 07917 385843
A Series of small group studies to help your group to listen for mission in your context
Coaching handbook and other resources for mission accompaniers, incumbents and others who are seeking to coach Lightwave group leaders and accompany their groups