Transforming the communities of Essex & East London through Christ’s presence


To be intentional in this ministry enabling many to actively share their faith.
We therefore offer training throughout the diocese for Certificate of Evangelism  and Evangelism Enabler.


Certificate of Evangelism

​Open to all  with no prior training required, a course of 12 sessions working in small groups which  help you develop your personal evangelism skills and support others in sharing their faith. 
On completion you are awarded the Certificate of Evangelism.

Subjects include:
What is evangelism? -  Biblical basis and how Jesus did it -  The Gospel & conversion - Evangelism in today’s society -  How to share our faith story - The ethics of evangelism - Evangelism and prayer - Enquirer’s and nurture courses - Teamwork - How to encourage others - Organising evangelistic events.

During this course you will be invited to apply to  continue training and  become an Evangelism Enabler.

Locations, dates and contacts for Certificate of Evangelism course 

Leyton - NEW DATES for 2017
St Catherine and St Paul's  (The Cornerstone). 149 Canterbury Road, Leyton, E10 6EH
Course dates - 4th,18th March.  1st April.  6th,20th May.  10th June 2017,  9.30am - 12.30pm
Contact - Hugh Dibbens, 01245 248173,

Barking -  NEW DATES for 2017
St Patrick's, Blake Ave, Barking, IG11 9SQ
Course dates - Saturdays 18th March, 1st April, 6th May, 20th May 2017.  10.00am - 4.00pm
Contact  - Graham and Josie Dowling 0208 507 7487,   
                 Mark Blakely  020 8593 4992, 

St Mary at Latton, The Gowers, Harlow, CM20 2JP
Course dates - TBC
Contact - Charlie Kosla, 01245 294419,

Chelmsford -  NEW DATES for 2017
St Michael & All Angel's Galleywood, Margaretting Road, Galleywood, Chelmsford, CM2 8PW
Course dates - 29th April,   6th,13th,  20th May 2017. 10am to 2.30pm 
Contact - Nigel Bolitho 07949 784429, 

Southend  - 
Christ Church 56 Colbert Avenue, Southend-on-Sea SS1 3BP  
Course dates - TBC  
Contact - Simon Roscoe 01702 582585, 

Colchester -  
Christchurch, Ireton Road, Colchester, CO3 3AT.
Course dates - TBC
Contact - Dub Gannon, 01245 231795,

Earles Colne -  NEW DATES for 2017
Earles Colne Baptist Church, Halstead Rd, Earles Colne, CO6 2LR.
Course dates - Saturdays 13th, 20th May,     3rd, 10th June,  9.30am - 3.00pm (last day ends 1pm)
Contact - Peter Allen,   07772926278


Evangelism Enabler training 

Enabler (noun) - a person who encourages and  empowers others. 

The role of evangelism enabler:  
To share the Good News of Jesus Christ - work with their church encouraging others to share their faith and reach their community for Christ -  support the work of the church in mission and evangelism -  be team players working with groups in mission.

Do you feel called to this exciting and important ministry of Evangelism Enabler?

 Evangelism Enabler training consists of...

  • Completing the  Certificate of Evangelism course.
  • An experience  of mission at another church or agency
  • A project in your own church.
  • Small group sessions to prepare for and reflect on placements and projects.
  • Support from your church and minister.

On completion you are awarded a certificate as Evangelism Enabler, commissioned by the Bishop of Chelmsford and authorised by your church.


Download Evangelism Enabler application form.

(this form is not required to do the Certificate of Evangelism course)


if you are in  Newham Deanery

'Time to Share'  evangelism course for Newham churches.
St Paul's Church, Stratford.

Feb - August 2017

Contact - Rev Jeanette Meadway 
St Paul’s Church 
Maryland Road 
E15 1JL 
Phone 07973739604

For more information please contact Charlie Kosla
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