Kent & South East 17

Saturday, 23 September, 2017 - Thursday, 12 July, 2018

The Rochester and Canterbury Diocese, the South East District of the Methodist Church, the URC, the South East Baptist Association and the Salvation Army are delighted to make MSM available locally.  The course begins on 23 September.

The Rochester and Canterbury Diocese, the South East District of the Methodist Church, the URC, the South East Baptist Association and the Salvation Army are delighted 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: Kerry Thorpe, Penny Marsh, Geoff Cook, Sue Vallente-Kerr.

Course timetable and venue

a) Bluewater Shopping Centre

  • Saturday 23 September 2017
  • Tuesday 10 October 2017
  • Tuesday 4 November 2017
  • Tuesday 12 December 2017
  • Tuesday 9 January 2018
  • Tuesday 13 February 2018
  • Weekend 2-4 March 2018
  • Tuesday 10 April 2018
  • Saturday 19 May 2018
  • Tuesday 12 June 2018
  • Thursday 12 July 2018

b) Diocesan House Canterbury

  • Saturday 23 September 2017
  • Thursday 5 October 2017
  • Thursday 2 November 2017
  • Thursday 7 December 2017
  • Thursday 11 January 2018
  • Thursday 8 February 2018
  • Weekend 2-4 March 2018
  • Thursday 19 April 2018
  • Saturday 19 May 2018
  • Tuesday 12 June 2018
  • Thursday 12 July 2018

Tuesdays run from 19.30 to 21.30 at Bluewater Management Suite, Upper Row Gallery, Greenhithe. DA9 9ST

Thursdays run from 19.45 to 21.45 at Board Room, Diocesan House, Lady Wootton's Green, Canterbury CT1 1NQ

Both courses: Saturdays run from 09.30 to 15.30 *Thursday 12 July is a joint session
all at St Justus Church, The Fairway, Rochester, ME1 2LT

The residential weekend is at Ashburnham Place, Battle, East Sussex TN33 9NF

 

Cost

£250 per course which includes all materials, refreshments and the weekend away. Support grants may be available from your church or denomination

Download the flier and booking form below or book online.

Contact

Carol Evans, Course Administrator carol.evans@rochester.anglican.org
01634 560000

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