nurturingcommunity

Courses tagged with "nurturingcommunity"

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... 

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: 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: 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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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

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: 3hrs | Delivery Mode: Independent Learning

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.

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Estimated Time: 3hrs | Delivery Mode: Independent Learning

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.

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Estimated Time: 3hrs | Delivery Mode: Independent Learning

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.

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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: 5hrs | Delivery Mode: Independent Learning

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.

Category: Sharing Faith
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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: 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.