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Half employed development worker and radical theologian.


Diploma Theology and Mission, Urban Theology Unit Sheffield 1982

Methodist Local Preacher 1984

Master of Theology in Applied Thoelogy, Westminster College, Oxford 1996.

Graduate Diploma in Consultancy Ministry and Mission, Sheffield University, 2004

1977 - 1980 Research Assistant, Biological Treatment of Coke Oven Effluent.

1982 - 1983 Church Community Worker in North Tyneside.

1983 - 1987 Church Community Worker with the Middlesbrough Methodist Inner Area Project

1989 - 1992 Lay Worker with the Sheffield Carver Street Methodist Circuit.

1992 - 1998 Community Economic Development Worker with Industrial Miission in South Yorkshire

2000 - 2003 Commmunity Planning Officer with Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council

2003 to date Development Officer for Local Mission and Unity, The Methodist Church.

The views expressed in this blog are my own speculations and should not be understood to necessarily reflect the policies of my employers.


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