Tracks - Plan a pathway to reflect your discipleship or leadership journey with support from a mentor

Track (noun) - a rough path or road, usually one that has not been built but that has been made by people walking there. 

Use the themes and tags to create your own pathway to fit your context and ministry leadership journey. Already registered for a Path to or Way of? You can choose modules in Tracks which extend your learning. 

Life has changed forever.  For children & young people the ‘honeymoon period’ of an extended ‘holiday’ has lost its novelty and there are no templates for how to ‘be’.  This module deals with the issue of loss with regard to our current situation.


Exercises and tools designed to help you deepen and increase your connection with God, through your everyday life.



This module offers the opportunity to learn, to get expert advice, hints & tips on how you can create great publicity.
Birmingham is home to a large diverse Hindu community. This module will give you a basic understanding of Hinduism and how we can help young people relate to Hindu friends.

Birmingham is home to a very large and diverse Muslim community. This module will give you a basic understanding of Islam and how we can help young people relate to Muslim friends.

Birmingham is home to a large diverse Sikh community. This module will give you a basic understanding of Sikhism and how we can help young people relate to Sikh friends.

Evangelism amongst Muslim young people can be controversial. Whilst we may want to share our faith it can cause tensions if done insensitively. Using the Christian-Muslim Forum’s ethical guidelines for witness, this module provides a way to negotiate this issue.


This module offers a great opportunity to explore why we choose to invest in young leaders and how we can effectively lead them, equip them release them into their full potential in Christ.

This module offers a perspective from Jenni Osborn a Freelance Trainer and Consultant in Youth Work and offers insight into Mental Health & Young People.

How can we help young people become more confident in sharing their faith with friends, and particularly with friends from different faith backgrounds? This short course looks at a simple model that many people have found really helpful in giving them the ideas and confidence of how to talk about faith in a multi-religious context.


This module helps you look at your youth program with fresh eyes, thinking about how to strategically plan; helping you think about your aims and objectives for the year, showing you how & where to look for good resources.

This module looks at ways you can raise money for the youth work you are doing, how to manage that money appropriately & transparently whilst thinking about the wider Church / community.

This module will help you think through everything you will need to set up your own piece of youth work from the beginning. From your vision and aim to funding and teams.

This module offers an insight into how shared stories can impact your youth work.

Here you are offered the opportunity to be inspired about the way you think about your youth ministry as Emma Sargeant, C of E Birmingham’s Growing Younger Advisor, takes you through what it means to Think Theologically about Youth Work.


This module offers the opportunity to gain a greater understanding of your context & what affect this has on your youth ministry. The module is split into two parts giving space for you to deeply think about your context.


Who we are affects both our ministry & the way we relate to God. This module offers the opportunity to learn more about your own personality type, how this might impact your ministry & the way you relate to God.



This module offers a perspective from an experienced youth worker and offers insight into Youth Ministry and the digital world we are living in.

A group of five youth and children's workers talking about the highs and lows, the pit falls and real wins of youth and children's work with their combined skills across schools, sports, church and community-based work and ministry.