formation

Courses tagged with "formation"

Ever wondered if there's a different way of having conversations — one where you come away feeling heard, and gain new insight on your stuff? Then this is for you... 

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 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: 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

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: 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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This is a six-session course designed to form a bridge into the Church of England Birmingham Reader Training programme. 

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.