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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Our young people's attention is being constantly hijacked by multimedia, bombarding them from the palm of their hands. So, how do we interrupt and re engage them with hope-filled values based content? The answer- story based video! Stories capture attention and communicate on a deeper level which develops lasting transformation of behaviour and belief. Video is the medium that this generation uses to gather information and learn so we need to be part of that. This interactive session is run…Find out more »
17% of the UK population live with additional needs... This is an opportunity to reflect and respond to this need. A free seminar hosted by J.John with pioneer Craig Johnson, for church leaders and their teams. Craig Johnson is the father of a child with Autism. As Senior Director of Ministries at Lakewood Church, Texas, he launched the Champions Club - a developmental centre for children, teens and adults. He now works worldwide to increase awareness and help churches better…Find out more »
'Journeying with the Psalms' - an opportunity to spend some time for quiet reflection with the Bishop of St Albans. This event is for licensed clergy in the Diocese of St Albans.Find out more »
For Church Leadership Teams (Lay & Clergy) in St Albans Diocese. A Diocese of St Albans residential conference to encourage and equip you and your church, to grow in numbers, in spirituality and in mission. Under 30s go free!Find out more »
Cris Rogers, Rector of All Hallows' Church, Bow, London will be sharing how he has considered making disciples as not as easy as it is presented in the gospels. We know we want to help disciples mature and grow in their formation but we often struggle developing a discipleship action plan for our congregations. During this training day we will.... Explore tools useful for assessing the whole life discipleship shape of individuals and congregations Use this to help map a…Find out more »
Event run by the Youthscape mental health team Mental wellbeing impacts every area of a young persons’ life - from their ability to learn, flourish socially/emotionally and make healthy choices. However, as young people navigate the often stormy landscape of adolescence their resilience can be knocked by many things. This session not only gives an overview of brain/ identity development during adolescence but also explores the impact of the digital world on mental wellbeing and how we can nurture emotional…Find out more »