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Training for parishes

Any training sessions currently scheduled will be shown in the events calendar on the right of this page. Follow the links to find out more details of each event. If the session you are looking for is not on the list, contact the Training team to find out when it is next due to run. Sessions that are run centrally can sometimes be taken out to parishes or deaneries on request.

For a listing of current courses for your Church noticeboard, see the Training Update on the Publications page.


Equipping for ministry in the local church

A variety of training sessions are available for different roles, offices and ministries:

  • Teambuilding for Ministry Teams and PCCs  
  • Churchwardens’ training 
  • Eucharistic Assistants

Bespoke training sessions

Bespoke training sessions for parishes or groups can be arranged on a variety of subjects, such as:

  • Being a Welcoming Church
  • Leading Intercessions / Creative Prayer stations
  • Pastoral Visiting  
  • Exploring Gifts
  • Sharing our faith
  • Effective meetings & building consensus
  • Planning a process for major change
  • Understanding and handling conflict
  • Sound and projection systems
  • Prayer and Worship through art / dance
  • Setting up small groups / nurture groups 
  • Seeds of Faith - the basics of Christian faith
  • An introduction to studying the Bible

For more information, or to request these or other parish training, please contact either Revd Adrian Holdstock or Revd Dr Linnet Smith, the Parish Training Team.


Contacts for resources and training in other areas:

Historic Churches Support Officer 
ben.smith@peterborough-diocese.org.uk

Buildings: Church fabric / Faculties  
DAC@peterborough-diocese.org.uk

Children’s work
rona.orme@peterborough-diocese.org.uk

Communications
shelly.stevenson@peterborough-diocese.org

Meditation days
richard.stainer@theunitedbenefice.org.uk

Mission & Growth Action Plans  / Fresh Expressions of Church 
miles.baker@peterborough-diocese.org.uk

PCC Secretaries / Church administration
andrew.roberts@peterborough-diocese.org.uk

Prayer labyrinths
mary@familygarbutt.plus.com

Spirituality and quiet days
sister.rco@icloud.com

Stewardship and funding
paul.adams@peterborough-diocese.org.uk

Treasurers
andrew.roberts@peterborough-diocese.org.uk

Working with the elderly 
elizabethkelly08@btinternet.com

Youth internships
peter.white@peterborough-diocese.org.uk

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