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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Are you trying to raise funds for your church youth ministry or organisation? Wondering where to apply for a grant, and how to get started filling in an application? Need to find a way to convince funders about the value and importance of your work? This day is a comprehensive guide to finding grant-making trusts and knowing how to go about creating a winning application. You'll have the chance to hear from representatives from grant-making trusts about what they look…Find out more »
Growing a Loving Community A chance to come together to explore how we might show the love of Christ to the people in our midst. A fun morning of sharing, learning and exploring how Jesus loved and built a community of disciples. 17th June, 9:30am - 12:30pm St. Hugh's Church, Lewsey, Leagrave High Street, LU4 0ND To book, and for more info, please contact Gemma: email@example.com or 01582 664433Find out more »
This exciting puppet training day is designed to give you hands on experience within the following areas: basic and advanced puppetry skills, solo and theatre style puppetry, how to start a puppet ministry (including finances, equipment, recruiting etc.), props and scenery, choreography, putting a song together and much more! There will also be performances and demonstrations throughout the day to give you plenty of starting ideas. The day is for adults and young people, those who are curious as to…Find out more »
'A Pilgrim's Progress - prayer and reflection with the aid of John Bunyan' - a day led by the Bishop of Bedford, with a sandwich lunch provided. This event is for licensed clergy in the Diocese of St Albans.Find out more »
You know your work makes a difference to young people, but how do you prove it? Everyone supporting young people should have a good working knowledge of monitoring and evaluation - whether you are working for a church that doesn’t care about outcomes, or have to report to large funders. Over the course of this day, run by Youthscape, you will look at how you can use evaluation to understand the impact you have, make a clear case for resources…Find out more »