Tutors & Contributors

Regular contributors

Michael TeutschMichael Teutsch

Michael is an Associate Pastor at Highfields Church and will be the Network Course Director. He studied at London Theological Seminary (London Seminary). He has served as a Pastor for 34 years. In 2017 he joined the staff at Highfields. Michael will be leading the Bible overview, Changing lives, Biblical Leadership and Grasping the Word.

Rev Dave Gobbett

Dave Gobbett

The Lead Minister of Highfields Church, Dave studied Engineering at Cambridge University and Theology at Oak Hill College, London. He has served with UCCF in student ministry in the north east of England and was the Associate Pastor of Eden Baptist Church, Cambridge, for nearly six years before moving to Cardiff in 2014. He is a trustee of Word Alive. Dave teaches the Engagement with Scripture module weekly throughout the course.

Photo of Jon ReevesJon Reeves

An Associate Pastor at Highfields Church, Jon studied Geography and Meteorology at University before working for the Environment Agency for 10 years. In 2012 he changed vocation and studied Theology at Wycliffe Hall, Oxford whilst working part-time for Highfields church. He has served as a Pastor of the church for the past 7 years.



smallElspeth Pitt

Elspeth Pitt grew up in West Wales and has been involved in word ministry for more than twenty five years, working in a large city centre church in London and a medium sized suburban church in the Wirral before joining the staff of Highfields Church in Cardiff in 2016. She loves to help people grow in their walk with the Lord Jesus and become more confident in handling the bible for themselves.



Visiting lecturers

The course benefits from visiting lecturers including Ted Pilling, Geoff Cresswell, Kevin Moss, Geoff Gobbett and others.


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Dates for 2019-2020

Semester 1
24th September-10th December 2019
(Half Term: 28th October 2019, No meeting 12th November) 

Semester 2
14th January-24th March 2020
(Half Term: 17th February 2020) 

Semester 3
21th April-30th June 2020
(Half Term: 25th May 2020)


Application Form

An application form is available for download (click link to download):

or on request from the church office

Completed applications should be submitted by 19th September 2019


Ministry Training Programme (MTP) Level 1 costs £330 (£110 per term) and Level 2 £240 (£80 per term).  Together £450 (£150 per term).  Payable either as one payment, or termly.

For more information contact Programme Co-ordinator Michael Teutsch: