Learning Network Events

The Learning Network seeks to facilitate a variety of gathered events in the District and local events in Circuits according to needs and Connexional requirements. Bespoke training is available on request and additional opportunities are available for informal learning and support.
Details of confirmed events and those in planning are below. For more information contact the LN staff.

Dates for 2018:

November
Youth & Family Ministries Forum – 7th Nov, Anniesland Methodist Church, 11am-2pm, lunch provided. INVITE ONLY
An opportunity for those, in paid roles or significant volunteer leadership roles, who are shaping work with youth, children and families or developing community work across the district to gather together.

Godly Play Discovery Day – 17th Nov, East Kilbride (Claremont Parish Church) 10am-4pm. Lunch Included.
An opportunity to experience a full Godly Play Session, find out about the different story types, have a close look at the objects we use to tell stories and find out how you might get started. Book here: http://www.godlyplayscotland.co.uk/event/717/?v=79cba1185463

Intro to Biblical Engagement – 21st Nov, Netherton Methodist Church, 10.30am-3pm. Lunch Provided.
An opportunity to experience Godly Play, Community Bible Study, Take Time Together; Scripture and Apologetics; explore a range of resources for Bible Engagement for personal or group use suitable for adults, young people and children, and check out what might suit your Circuit, Church, or Small Group.
Book here https://biblicalengagement.eventbrite.co.uk 

Leadership Training – 26th Nov, Barrhead Methodist Church, 7.30pm

Facilitation Visit – 29th Nov, Strathclyde Circuit Local Preachers’ Meeting

December
Leadership Training – 1th Dec, Paisley Methodist Church, 7.30pm

Dates for 2019:

January
Learning Conversations
– 8th Jan, (venue and times tbc). An opportunity for one or more ministers and lay workers in a circuit to gather together and consider areas of practice with learning network staff, and where necessary identify future learning and support needs.

February
Facilitation Visit – 4th Feb, Forth Valley Circuit Local Preachers’ Meeting
Advanced Module Creating Safe Spaces – 9th Feb, (venue and times tbc)
Youth & Family Ministries Forum – 13th Feb, Anniesland Methodist Church, 11am-2pm, lunch provided. INVITE ONLY
An opportunity for those, in paid roles or significant volunteer leadership roles, who are shaping work with youth, children and families or developing community work across the district to gather together.
Intro to Biblical Engagement – 16th Feb, Central East (venue and times tbc)
Facilitation Visit – 19th Feb, ADP Circuit Local Preachers’ Meeting
Godly Play Making Materials Day – 23rd Feb, Netherton, Strathclyde, 10am-4pm, lunch included.
Book here: http://www.godlyplayscotland.co.uk/events/category/materials/?v=79cba1185463

March
Godly Play Discovery Day
– 2nd March, St Ternans, Banchory, 10am-4pm
Book here: http://www.godlyplayscotland.co.uk/events/category/discovery/?v=79cba1185463
Facilitation Visit – 3rd Mar, Inverness Circuit Local Preachers’ Meeting
Learning Conversations – 5th Mar, informal gatherings for ministers and lay workers to consider areas of practice and learning needs –  (venues and times tbc)
District Safeguarding Support Day – 9th March, Stirling Methodist Church, 10.30am-3.30pm
Bible Month Event – 23rd March, Perth Methodist Church, 10.30am-3.30pm

April
Intro to Biblical Engagement
– 28th Apr, North East (venue and times tbc)

May
Youth & Family Ministries Forum
– 8th May, Anniesland Methodist Church, 11am-2pm, lunch provided. INVITE ONLY
An opportunity for those, in paid roles or significant volunteer leadership roles, who are shaping work with youth, children and families or developing community work across the district to gather together.
Learning Conversations – 14th May, informal gatherings for ministers and lay workers to consider areas of practice and learning needs – (venues and times tbc)
Intro to Biblical Engagement – 18th May, North West (venue and times tbc)

June
Advanced Module Creating Safe Spaces
– 1st Jun, North East (venue and times tbc)
Advanced Module Creating Safe Spaces – 5th or 12th Jun, Central West (venue and times tbc)

August
Youth & Family Ministries Forum
– 14th Aug, Anniesland Methodist Church, 11am-2pm, lunch provided. INVITE ONLY
An opportunity for those, in paid roles or significant volunteer leadership roles, who are shaping work with youth, children and families or developing community work across the district to gather together.
Learning Conversations – 20th Aug, informal gatherings for ministers and lay workers to consider areas of practice and learning needs – (venues and times tbc)

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