(UK) West Midlands 2017

Saturday, 23 September, 2017 - Saturday, 16 June, 2018

Black Country MSM Course is taking place in the West Midlands from September 2017.  

The Diocese of Worcester, Wolverhampton and Shrewsbury District areadelighted to make MSM available locally. We believe it will be a significant resource for building the Kingdom of God in this area. Individuals are most welcome, but we particularly hope that small groups from a church or fresh expression will come as this will deepen the impact of the course.

Who is it for?

  • Those exploring how to begin, sustain and grow a fresh expression of church;
  • Experienced pioneers who want to reflect on what they are doing;
  • Those wanting to learn qualities of Christian ministry;
  • Christians who want their churches to be more effective in mission;
  • All denominations, traditions and ages;
  • Urban, suburban and rural contexts.

Features of the course

  • Designed for busy Christians;
  • Delivered ecumenically;
  • Local and national teachers;
  • Reflection on your context and story;
  • Varied learning styles and resources;
  • Coaching, mentoring, learning networks;
  • Full materials and extra online material.

Modules include

  • Mission context;
  • The mission of God;
  • Vision, values and call;
  • Starting something new;
  • Listening for mission;
  • What is church?
  • Gospel and culture;
  • Team roles and behaviour;
  • Discipleship;
  • Evangelism;
  • Spirituality, worship and the sacraments;
  • Growing to maturity.

Your local course

The course leaders and teachers include Graham Horsley, Ian Bell, Andrew Roberts, Tim Lea, Deb Walton

Course timetable and venue

  • Saturday 23 September 2017
  • Wednesday 11 October 2017
  • Wednesday 8 November 2017
  • Friday 24 - Sunday 26 November 2017
  • Wednesday 10 January 2018
  • Wednesday 7 February 2018
  • Saturday 17 March 2018
  • Wedsnesday 11 April 2018
  • Wednesday 9 May 2018
  • Saturday 16 June 2018

This year, the course will run on weeknights and Saturdays. Weeknights run from 19.30-21.30 Cradley Heath Community Link, 72, High St, Cradley Heath B64 5HA. Saturdays run from 09.30-16.00 Christ Church Lye, High St, Lye, Stourbridge DY9 8LX.  The residential takes place at Holland House, Main Street, Cropthorne, Worcs WR10 3NB.


£225, but subsidy of £75 available for members of churches in the Diocese of Worcester and the Methodist District of Wolverhampton and Shrewsbury.

Download the flier and booking form below or book online.


Emma Woollaston – training@cofe-worcester.org.uk / 01905 732812

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