Cecilia Francis




Cecilia is Director, Institute for Ministry Development Inc. and part-time Emily Gavan Lecturer in Practical Theology and Coordinator of Supervised Theological Field Education at Trinity College Theological School. As a qualified Clinical Pastoral Educator (ASACPEV Inc.) and training in Spiritual Direction, Cecilia provides training, professional supervision and ministry development programs for individuals and groups for a diverse range of ministries. She brings to this work over 30 years' experience in ministry, which includes cross-cultural work and hospital chaplaincy. Her doctorate explored the interface between understandings of God and practices of leadership, and she continues writing and research on their connections with supervisory practice. Cecilia is passionate about the integration of theological thinking and ministry practice, informed by sustained reflection.

  • DMinSts
  • B(Theol)
  • Pastoral Supervisor (ASPEA, Inc)
  • Clinical Supervisor (ASPEA, Inc)
  • Clinical Pastoral Educator (ASPEA, Inc)
  • STFE Supervisory Training Program: Coordinator, Teacher, Consultant.
  • Ordained Anglican Priest