witness

Courses tagged with "witness"

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: 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: 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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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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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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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: 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.