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.
www.stalbans.anglican.org/msm In St Albans diocese our vision is to live God’s love. One way that we want to do this is by developing fresh expressions of church to reach people who don’t connect with traditional expressions of church. If you are thinking about wanting to start a fresh expression and wanting to be equipped to do this, the ‘mission shaped ministry’ course is for you and your team. Whilst individuals will be welcomed to the course, it is hoped that…Find out more »
What are young people’s emotional and mental health needs and how can you help them? In this day you’ll learn: what voluntary groups can offer to schools to support mental and emotional well-being key insights into children’s and young people’s emotional development running small groups helping young people overcome anxiety support for young people who selfharm up-to-date knowledge of the relevant. This is one of a series of training days for church youth and children's workers, ministers and those in…Find out more »
'Help! I'm a volunteer in our Church Youth Work' is a free monthly training opportunity for everyone who volunteers for their Church Youth Work. Held over 10 sessions and organised by Youthscape, each evening is suitable for those starting out in Youth Work as well as established volunteers (but you don't need to attend all of the sessions!). Come and have an inspiring evening, meet volunteers from other churches and get encouraged and equipped. Real insights into young people's lives Practical…Find out more »
This is the training day we all wish didn’t have to happen. We all feel instinctively that the deaths of babies and children are fundamentally wrong. And yet, walking alongside parents, grandparents, and others affected by the loss of a baby or child can be a profoundly sacred act, one that cuts to the very heart of what it means to be in ministry. With opportunities to hear from professionals, chaplains, and bereaved parents, this is a day that will…Find out more »
This course, which is open to Churches across Watford and surrounding areas, will interest and equip anyone who as a disciple of Christ wants to know more about caring for people who have been bereaved, whether within the church or wider community. Tea and coffee will be served throughout the day, and you are asked to bring a packed lunch. The course is provided free of charge. For further information please contact Christine Massey: email: firstname.lastname@example.org, Tel: 01923 244188.Find out more »
How can you make the best possible contribution to RE, PHSE and other lessons in schools? In this day you’ll learn: developing curriculum content that will engage and enthral students changing law and practice in schools on RE and SMSC hands-on practice and resources you can take away and use the legal framework and good practice for exploring faith in schools third space faith work using school corridors and alternative spaces. Tutor: Lat Blaylock This is one of a series…Find out more »