Mission Training

Below are what we currently consider the key dates for the Local Mission Department. For RNG Training Dates look here 

We are also trying to make sure that our various training and other related opportunities are featured on the diocesan calendar here

  • Thursday 24th January 2019
  • Baptism: Review and Resources
  • For Clergy or Lay Leaders, for anyone looking to review what they do around Baptisms to share findings and explore good practice in the area.
  • St John's Church, Bedford Avenue, Stafford. ST16 3RP
  • 12 noon - 3.30pm, starting with a provided lunch
  • Poster here
  • Book your free place Richard Barrett by email or on 01543 622592
  • We're currently full, but happy to put people on the reserve list, and are looking to repeat the session later in 2019
  • Saturday 26th January 2019
  • Church for Young Adults: a conversation and consultation
  • For young adults, church leaders, and leaders of young adult and youth ministries
  • With Deputy Director of Mission David Cundill
  • 9.15am - 12.30pm with breakfast baps to start
  • Beacon International Centre, 22 Anson Court, Stafford Technology Park, Stafford. ST18 0GB
  • Poster with more details here
  • Booking essential - do so with Richard Barrett by email or 01543 622592
  • Thursday 31st January 2019
  • Equipping Disciples for the Workplace
  • Sessions for Clergy or Lay Leaders wanting to equip disciples to serve in the workplace.
  • See an idea of what to expect here
  • A choice of 2 sessions;
  • EITHER: 1.30 - 3.30pm at Doxey Church STAFFORD. (ST16 1EQ)
  • OR: 7.30 - 9.30pm at St Matthew's Church, WOLVERHAMPTON. (WV1 2DN)
  • Poster here
  • Booking essential - do so with Richard Barrett by email or 01543 622592
  • Monday 4th March 2019
  • Community of Evangelists - Advance 2020
  • Keynote Speaker: Dr Rachel Jordan-Wolf (National C of E Mission and Evangelism Advisor)
  • Open to all members of the Community, and first-time guests welcome
  • 12noon - 3.30pm
  • St Leonard's Malinslee (Church Road, Dawley, Telford, TF4 2AS)
  • More details and booking here
  • More on the community available here
  • Saturday 9th March 2019
  • Refresh - Fresh Expressions Conference
  • Keynote Speakers Dr Michael Moynagh and Andy Milne
  • Seminars from a variety of local pioneer practitioners
  • Time to discuss thoughts, fears, and blessings
  • 9.30am - 4pm
  • Aldridge Parish Centre (The Green (far end), Aldridge, Walsall. WS9 8NH.)
  • More details and FREE booking here
  • Wednesday 20th March 2019
  • Urban Estates Conference
  • Keynote Speaker Canon Gordon Dey 
  • Author of the 'Jesus Shaped People' discipleship programme
  • For clergy and lay leaders of churches in urban estates
  • 12noon - 3.30pm
  • Doxey Church (Doxey, Stafford. ST16 1EQ.)
  • More details on flier here
  • Thursday 28th March 2019
  • Midi-Churches Consultation - Vision and Presence
  • Keynote Speaker Director of Mission George Fisher
  • Setting a vision that unites and sustains spiritual vitality for life and growth
  • For churches with ASA of 70+ and/or WC of 130+
  • 12noon - 3.30pm
  • Doxey Church (Doxey, Stafford. ST16 1EQ.)
  • Poster with more details here