Pioneer Ministery

Pioneer Ministry in the Eastern Synod

 Ipswich-Pioneer-logo3The Bridge Logo

The metaphor of 'a bridge' useful when thinking about church and the pioneering. The Church's role is to reconnect people with God, frustratingly the culture that separates us from God is constantly moving and just when we think we've got a grip on it, it changes. This story is reflected in the design of logo for the ministry. The orange represents the dawn of a new day, the Orwell Bridge identifies it with Ipswich, and we only see half the bridge because we don't always get the full picture with God, we have to take a step of faith.

What is a Fresh Expression of Church?

A fresh expression is a form of church for our changing culture, established primarily for the benefit of people who are not yet members of any church.

  • It will come into being through principles of listening, service, incarnational mission and making disciples;
  • It will have the potential to become a mature expression of church shaped by the gospel and the enduring marks of the church and for its cultural context.

Download: Helping the Synod and its Churches engage with Fresh Expressions and developing and offering tools to

Download About Fresh Expressions of Church            Website:  Fresh Expressions

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Vision Initiatives

Find out more about Vision4Life; Vision2020 and Fresh Expressions.

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The aim of the Newsletter is to improve communication across the Synod, which will require your input and feedback to help in offering worthwhile information.

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The Purpose and Mission of the Synod; the Synod Meeting; our Area Partnerships; each of our Committees and the calendar of meeting dates.

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Who's Who?

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Find out who's who on the Synod Office Team.  If you are unsure who to get in touch with, use the Contact Us form and your query will be routed to the right person!

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