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 for all 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. Some courses can be booked directly by using the ‘Book Now’ button on the course information page. For others, including courses “available on request”, you will need to contact the course organiser.
The course is for anyone interested or involved in Christian pastoral ministry. It aims to support and equip anyone who is seeking to share Christ’s love and compassion with those they meet, be that simply as a friendly ‘good neighbour’ popping in for a chat or helping with a coffee morning, or as part of a more formal church team such as pastoral visiting, bereavement, healing or prayer ministry, or taking home communion. Please note that this course is every…Find out more »
An overnight retreat for paid Youth & Children's Workers - taking time to eat, share, think, rest, imagine, pray and plan. £68 - includes overnight en suite accommodation, 2 meals and all retreat resources.Find out more »
Holistic Heath Care has become mainstream even among Christians. With the rise of complementary and alternative medicine practices being offered today, it is important to understand the origin and religious implication of each of these modalities. Christian medical professionals and consumers are invited to an evening of discovering the truth about new age healing practices and their religious roots in direct opposition to Christianity. Join us for what you need to know to navigate your healthcare as a believer in Jesus Christ. Speaker Jo Moody spent 23 years in…Find out more »
Free monthly training for everyone who helps with church youth work. Real insights into young people's lives. Practical skills you can apply straight away. Support for you to grow in your confidence and faith. Organised by Youthscape, each evening takes place at Bute Mills and is suitable for those starting out in youth work as well as established volunteers. Tuesday 28 February's training for volunteers will focus on the following - Insights into young people's experiences: Young People's Relationships. Practical…Find out more »
Connecting and equipping young leaders on our regional UK tour! A day to unpack the biblical call to Godly leadership with practical teaching around leadership impact. Exclusive interviews from established leaders. A chance to connect with others from the same region. Fuelling our vision to connect and equip young people and students to become exceptional leaders in every sphere of society. Cost £10 if booked online in advance, or £15 on the door.Find out more »
Exploring effective Mission Action Planning for Mission and Growth Each workshop will cover: Exploring vision for mission Identifying mission opportunities and community engagement Effective action and progress monitoring Don’t miss out! The workshops are: For every parish – whether you have a MAP or not! There to enable key leaders to review the effectiveness of your MAP For everyone – ideally the parish priest with two or more from the PCC or leadership team Free Arrive 9:30 (for coffee and…Find out more »