The Diocesan initiative ‘Living God’s Love’ encourages and challenges all people to explore ways of going deeper into God, transforming communities and making new disciples. Equipping God’s People includes Continuing Ministerial Development for Clergy and Readers, Lay Training and courses run by the Schools Team.
Below you will find a variety of courses, training events and workshops provided by the Diocese and others.
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The Reaching New People Training Course is a practical and inspiring learning experience that will help you to develop your fresh expressions of church and make new disciples of Christ. Who is it for? For anyone who wants to imagine and explore how to reach out to new people in new forms of church or to help your own congregation experiment with fresh expressions of church. Engage (Day 3) you will cover: Generous Evangelism. Exploring the dynamic relationship between God’s…Find out more »
This event will cover all key areas - documenting weddings and funerals; record-keeping; archives; burials and churchyard memorials This will be a practical session covering the legal requirements and good practice, equipping you to do what is needed for good administration. Speakers include: Chris Bennett, Hertfordshire County Archivist and Diocesan Archivist Neil Turpin, Chief Clerk to the Office of the Court of FacultiesFind out more »
As many as a fifth (22%) of teenage girls self-harm, whilst rates in boys are 9%. As a professional, it’s increasingly likely that at some point you will be faced with a self-harm disclosure - but how would you respond? This course will give you the confidence and knowledge to respond and offer the right support. The rise in the numbers of young people harming is well documented but it’s still a much-misunderstood issue. The first thing many people who…Find out more »