Mission Beyond Lockdown: Digital discipleship: how do people learn?

The Methodist Church Evangelism & Growth Team – Webinar series: Mission beyond lockdown
We can’t do what we usually do right now. And if, as expected, social distancing measures remain for some time, our church buildings may remain closed for months yet. What does this mean for God’s mission through the church?

Register: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/mission-beyond-lockdown-webinar-digital-discipleship-tickets-107672403056

Mission Beyond Lockdown: New Places for New People

The Methodist Church Evangelism & Growth Team – Webinar series: Mission beyond lockdown
We can’t do what we usually do right now. And if, as expected, social distancing measures remain for some time, our church buildings may remain closed for months yet. What does this mean for God’s mission through the church?

The desire to plant or pioneer a new Christian community is in a lot of our circuits and churches. It can seem daunting, but don’t worry – this webinar will share some advice and good practices for those who want to start something new.

Register: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/mission-beyond-lockdown-new-places-for-new-people-tickets-107795780080

Circuit Steward Induction (Day 2) – NOW RESCHEDULED

This Circuit Stewards Training Day was planned for Saturday 18 April 2020  to cover modules 3 and 4 of the course. Due to the safety measures of social distancing and isolation, this course has been rescheduled until after the crisis.

The role of Circuit Steward is one of the key lay ministries in Methodism and so deserves the best support and training possible to do the work effectively.

The new handbook and induction course, along with the Creating Safe Spaces Foundation Module, provide information and learning for new Circuit Stewards but also offer ongoing learning and reflection for existing Circuit Stewards as a means of Continuous Professional Development. Reading materials to accompany this course can be found on the Connexional Website.

There is no charge for this event, and lunch is provided, which will cater for a variety of dietary needs. Please register on Eventbrite. For any further information please contact Lorraine Darlow darlowl@methodistchurch.org.uk

Refresher Training for Foundation Module Trainers

The Foundation course has changed and this day is for all trainers wishing to continue delivering this module. It aims to refresh knowledge and understanding and delivery of the new foundation materials.

Lunch will be provided, catering for those on gluten free, low sugar and vegetarian diets. Please contact the Learning Network if you have any other need that we should be aware of to help you participate in this day.

Register through Eventbrite.

Contact Lorraine Darlow, Learning & Development Officer, for more information:
email: darlowl@methodistchurch.org.uk
mobile: 07799 900471

Bible Month Training Day

This is an ONLINE event which participants will be able to engage with from Sat 21st March, and additional materials will be made available in the comming weeks to suppliment resources in preparation for Bible Month in June.

Bible Month is an opportunity for churches to spend 30 days focusing on a single biblical book, and this year it will focus on the beautiful story of Ruth, in all its joys and lows.

In preparation for this, we are excited to be offering a range of resources, including key note talks, to support preachers, worship leaders, Messy Church leaders, small group facilitators, and children and youth leaders. These will help you to consider how you can utilise materials in your context as you prepare for Bible Month, and is an opportunity to develop confidence and skill in engaging with a single biblical book.

For more information about Bible Month visit http://www.preachweb.org/biblemonth

Find all the resources to participate in this Online event here.

For more information contact Lorraine Darlow darlowl@methodistchurch.org.uk

Safeguarding Trainer Refresher Training

This day is for all Trainers who are delivering the Foundation Module in Creating Safer Space. Whether you have been training for several years or more, or only just started, this day is for you! It aims to refresh knowledge and understanding as preparation for delivering the new foundation materials. All existing trainers must complete this training before delivering the new module. Lunch is provided.
Please book a place using the booking link https://trainer_refresher_training.eventbrite.co.uk