Prior to training for Baptist Ministry Lis Pearce was a Community Occupational Therapist. She began studying at Bristol Baptist College in 2003 and was subsequently appointed Pastoral Leader at Thornbury Baptist Church where she served as part of a team for some years before moving to West Somerset.
Lis has several years experience in pastoral counselling and is a trained Spiritual Director. She has taught on the Prepare for Service course and led retreats and Quiet Days in the Bristol area and further afield. As Chaplain to the ministerial students Lis has responsibility for coordinating the worship life of the college community, and is involved in teaching and leading groups as part of the Ministerial Formation Programme.