Training

Bishop’s Certificate in Youth Ministry – 6 week introductory course for volunteers and others involved in youth ministry (or interested in doing so). In the past groups have included employed youth workers, volunteers, clergy, ordinands, ministry volunteers, church wardens, parents … so you would be very welcome to join us!

The next course will be online via Zoom, starting on Tuesday 29th September 7-8.30pm and running for 6 consecutive weeks.

Content includes: 

  • An introduction to church-based youth provision
  • Creating a safer environment and activities 
  • Developing spirituality in young people
  • Leading and team dynamics
  • Working with young people with additional needs
  • Running a good youth programme

The course is free and includes course materials. 

Over 60 people have completed the course in the last 3 years from across the diocese.

Booking either online or email Kate Martin kate.martin@durham.anglican.org

Growing Young Leaders – for young people in school years 10-13. This is based on a CPAS course. We intend to run a third cohort starting in September 2020 and run through to April 2021, including 2 short residentials. Further details are due out soon – please register your interest through Kate Martin kate.martin@durham.anglican.org