Every baptised Christian is called to share the good news. Some Christians have a particular gift of evangelism and sharing good news in communities where it has not been heard before.
Commissioned Evangelists are trained as leaders of mission and evangelism. Often they are members of the Church Army
In Birmingham, there is a Church Army base in the Langley Centre of Mission lead by Val Legg and Simeon Jarvis
The Church of England also commissions Pioneer Ministers to pioneer mission in new areas and communities.
Learn about a pioneer ministry in Solihull Parish.
You may also like to read this article, 'Blessed are the tea makers' about Andi Thomas, a pioneer minister at St Andrew’s Church in Chelmsley Wood.