On the first Tuesday of each month join us in person or online for a free session of practical equipping for ministry among children, young people and families led by experts in their field. The same session is repeated both morning and evening so as many people as possible can attend and all sessions are entirely free.
Morning sessions run as follows:
10:15-12:30pm (including lunch)...
Coffee available from St. Peter's Cafe from 9:30
10:15-10:45- Prayer & Worship
10:45-12noon - Training Session (inc. interactive live stream on Zoom)
12-12:30pm - Soup Lunch
Evening sessions run as follows:
6:30-8:45pm (including wine and cheese)
6:30-7 - Wine & Cheese
7-8:15 - Training Session (inc. interactive live stream on Zoom)
8:15-8:45 - Prayer & Worship
5th October: Managing Challenging Behaviour
Led by Luke Luke (CEO, Red Balloon Foundation)
Explore the basic principles of where challenging behaviour comes from when leading children's and youth groups and learn some practical ways that behaviours which become disruptive can be engaged with and transformed.
2nd November: Understanding Faith Development
Led by Ali Campbell (The Resource)
Faith is a journey and this session will help you understand the milestones on it and equip you to be able to shape your ministry effectively so everyone is being met and engaged with at the right level.
7th December: Reading and Owning a Space
Every time we walk into a space there is a physical and a spiritual dimension that we need to be aware of. In this session we will explore the skills necessary to be confident to lead - ideal for people who are new to children's and youth work or who want to build their ability to take control and lead sessions effectively. We will also be exploring effective communications with partners and parents/carers.
4th January: Engaging with Additional Needs & Looked After Children
1st February: Contextual Safeguarding
1st March: “Belong, Believe, Become” – Discipleship as a Journey
3rd May: Trauma Informed Practice, Bereavement & Transitions
7th June: Equity, Diversity, Race & Gender
5th July: Health & Safety and Risk Assessments
All sessions in person at
St. Peter in the Forest Church,
Woodford New Road,
and also be streamed live via Zoom
Sign up now for your free place either in person on Zoom!