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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Do you want to advertise your group or activity to young people? Need to create a poster or programme but don't know how to make it look cool not cheesy? Trying to communicate using social media like Instagram or Facebook and need to create great graphics? This training day run by Youthscape is for busy youth workers with limited design experience who want to learn how to create stunning graphics and images. You'll learn the principles of great layouts, how…Find out more »
'Be Still' is a relaxed evening with a focus on being still and hearing from God, so that we are energised to go out and fulfil the mission of God. The evening is for anyone in the Diocese who would like to come together with others to hear from God, spend time in stillness, interact with a variety of prayer stations, connect with community and worship together. Tuesday 4th June, 7:30pm - 9pm St Martin's Church, St. Martin's Road, Knebworth,…Find out more »
Help! There are people in my congregation with addiction and I don’t know what to do (MDT) (05/06/2019)
Practical workshop to explore addiction and the effect it can have on people, families and the community. The facts presented in a digestible way, with myths busted and guidance on the language to use when you suspect addiction may be affecting health and behaviour of people you come into contact with. The Living Room has been providing abstinence-based, addiction recovery treatment in Hertfordshire for 18 years, to over 2500 people, who go forward in life to live free from the…Find out more »
'A Pilgrim's Progress - prayer and reflection with the aid of John Bunyan' - a walk led by the Bishop of Bedford starting and finishing at Elstow Abbey, with a pub or sandwich lunch. This event is for licensed clergy in the Diocese of St Albans.Find out more »
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 »
Jesus said, “become like little children …” and that’s what we’re going to do. Join us for a 24-hour residential where we will explore, through demonstrations and experiences, a variety of creative ways to worship with children – not just on Sunday mornings, but at other times and in other formats. There will also be time for formal and informal discussion and space for us all to develop our own ideas and try new things. The time will finish with…Find out more »