Pioneer Ministry

YMC runs a three-year programme for ordinands recommended for Pioneer Ministry.  In addition to covering the core ministerial curriculum of standard programmes, students receive specially-focussed input to prepare them for their particular area of ministry.

This includes:

  • Personal tutoring from a Tutor familiar with pioneer ministry;
  • Module assignments related to pioneer ministry;
  • Dedicated formational groups for pioneer ordinands;
  • Two major placements in pioneer contexts with accompanying reflection;
  • Participation in relevant module;
  • A related research project/dissertation.

Please also see the ‘full time contextual route’.