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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Webinar Wednesdays As part of the Reaching New People project, we are hosting a series of webinars around presenting topics relevant for new forms of church. These will be “presentation based” discussions enabling learning from others experiences and expertise. The topics covered will major on the specific practical, theological and ecclesiological aspects required when creating new Christian communities. This is an opportunity to share your own learning, whilst learning from others. Anyone who is interested in the topic. We really…Find out more »
Having a great vision for your youth work is one thing, but how do you actually put it into practice? To do that, you’ll need a strategy, which considers exactly what you’re going to do, and how you’re going to do it. This one-day course run by Youthscape will help you demystify strategy, begin planning your own, and get some practical tools to complete and refine it. Part of this will be asking you to consider: How do you decide…Find out more »
This day will help us explore the fundamentals of children’s ministry, looking at children’s spiritual lives, the Bible, and a choice of workshops to explore storytelling, music, prayer, and relationship-building. The ideas are designed to be as flexible as possible – so whether you lead Junior Church, help with All-Age Worship, do assemblies, or work with schools or toddler groups, there should be something there you can take away. Led by Margaret Pritchard Houston, Children's Mission Enabler for St Albans…Find out more »