Rev. Elisabeth Spence, has newly been appointed as Pioneer Minister at Hopefield
The main purpose of the post is to develop, grow and nurture a new ecclesial community in the Hopefield area of Bonnyrigg, supporting residents of this large and growing area of new housing to find faith and to grow in faith.
Pioneering Ministry was highlighted in the General Assemblies of 2014 and 2015 as an opportunity for the church to explore new forms of ministry. Presbyteries were encouraged to consider making such appointments as part of their Presbytery Plan.