discipleship

Courses tagged with "discipleship"

Estimated Time: 2hrs | Delivery Mode: Independent Learning

Learn how to use the Bible in your youth ministry, to find ways to mine its treasures with the young people in your care.

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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: 2hrs | Delivery Mode: Independent Learning

In this module we will explore the different ways you can create your own expression of outside church, hearing from people across Birmingham and beyond who have had a go and loved connecting with their Creator God through creation.

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Estimated Time: 3hrs | Delivery Mode: Independent Learning

This module helps you look at your children's and youth programs with fresh eyes, thinking about how to strategically plan, helping you think about your aims and objectives for the year, showing you how and where to look for good resources. This module comes in two offerings, independent learning and/or a facilitated group session.

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Estimated Time: 2hrs | Delivery Mode: Independent Learning

Prayer Spaces In Schools will lead you through step by step enabling you to plan and run your own prayer space with ready made Prayer space packs for you to download and use.

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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: 2hrs | Delivery Mode: Independent Learning

Sharing Stories includes watching a recorded gathered session on Sharing Your Story before moving on to activities which include creating your own social media post and social media plan.

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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: 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: 2hrs | Delivery Mode: Independent Learning

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.

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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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In this module we will explore different kinds of Christian spirituality as well as comparing and contrasting these to the same kind of expressions within other faiths. The hope is this will expand each person’s understanding to develop new insights, suggesting that we are not as different to one another as we thought in terms of our approach to God.

Estimated Time: 2hrs | Delivery Mode: Independent Learning

A chance to hear from parents who are living out faith at Home, with its highs and lows and how their insights can help you shape the support and ministry you do in your church context around faith at home.

Category: Sharing Faith
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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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Estimated Time: 3hrs | Delivery Mode: Independent or Group Learning

In this module, we will think theologically about your children's and youth work, using questions such as 'where is God at work here?' and 'what's next for us and our ministry?'. This module comes in two offerings, one which is independent learning, focusing on youth ministry and one which is a facilitated group session focusing on children and youth ministry.

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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.