connectivity

Courses tagged with "connectivity"

We are currently reviewing support and engagement in the Community of Practice. We would love to have your input into this process, so please email markbennett@cofebirmingham.com to comment or participate. Watch this space for more developments!

Estimated Time: 3hrs | Delivery Mode: Independent Learning

This is a space where you can chose to take time to reflect, take stock and create a plan for the future of your children’s, families, and youth work. There are several options open to you tailored to different areas of children’s and youth work.

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Estimated Time: 1hr | Delivery Mode: Independent Learning

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.

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Estimated Time: 2.5hrs | Delivery Mode: Independent Learning

This course aims to explore the everyday choices we make based on our perceptions, attitudes, and stereotypes. Unconscious biases (e.g. based on gender, race, ability, appearance, mannerisms and other characteristics) can lead to preferential treatment of some people and lowered expectations of others. Awareness of our thoughts and actions can enable us to support greater fairness in a diverse society and a more generous, collaborative, and inspirational church.

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Are you dealing with tricky issues in your church or community? Would you like to explore some simple biblical principles about how to discuss difficult things well? We live at a time when people are divided more than ever before. The world, society, and the church can feel complex and divided. Do you want to be involved in being part of bringing reconciliation?

Difference is a five-session course that equips you to explore differences in a way that can bring genuine and healing change in everyday encounters.

Estimated Time: 3hrs | Delivery Mode: Independent Learning

An overview of creative prayer, exploring how it can help people engage with God. With practical tips for using creative prayer methods in various ministry contexts, plus chance to use some example prayer ideas and reflect on the learning experience.

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Estimated Time: 2hrs | Delivery Mode: Independent Learning

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.

Category: Issue Based
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Estimated Time: 1hr | Delivery Mode: Independent Learning

An Introduction to Project Management is aimed at anyone who is directly and indirectly involved in Church of England projects and wishes to learn and apply basic project management skills to any given piece of work.

Estimated Time: 1hr | Delivery Mode: Independent Learning

Life has changed forever. For children and 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.

Category: Pastoral Care
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Estimated Time: 5hrs | Delivery Mode: Independent Learning

My Faith, My Story - Helping young people share their faith story.
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.
Category: Sharing Faith
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Readers learn in small supportive formation groups from tutors, teachers and each other. This is an intensive 11-month initial programme which includes confidence building as a preacher and teacher, leader of worship and encourager of mission. It features a four-week placement in another parish, assessed work (written and spoken) and incredible growth and friendships.   

Readers learn in small supportive formation groups from tutors, teachers and each other. This is an intensive 11-month initial programme which includes confidence building as a preacher and teacher, leader of worship and encourager of mission. It features a four-week placement in another parish, assessed work (written and spoken) and incredible growth and friendships.