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Below are direct links to information on training for the specified areas:

• Children and Families
• Personal Development
• Safeguarding
• Young People
Offering Pastoral Care & Community Skills (OPCCS)

Or see below for upcoming Training & Development events.


Training and Development News & Events

Unconscious Bias: Train the Trainer 11 June 2020 Unconscious Bias: Train the Trainer

This is open to anyone who has previously completed Unconscious Bias Training

Diverse and United 2020 - POSTPONED 21 March 2020 Diverse and United 2020 - POSTPONED

Postponed due to Coronavirus. Please read for more details.

Growing with God 2020 7 March 2020 Growing with God 2020

Journeying Together - For those who work with children, youth and families

Spiritual Accompaniment Training Course
12 February 2020
Spiritual Accompaniment Training Course A one-year ecumenical training course for lay and ordained Christians
Pathways for Discipleship
12 February 2020
Pathways for Discipleship ​Seven opportunities in March/April to learn about the renewed pathways for discipleship and servant-leadership coming in September 2020.
Unconscious Bias Training 28 November 2019 Unconscious Bias Training

Increase our understanding of what it means to authentically relate to one another.

Youth Work in a Multi-faith Context 20 November 2019 Youth Work in a Multi-faith Context

One of the core modules for Flex (Youth) learning.

Book now for Growing With God
13 November 2019
Book now for Growing With God Growing with God is our annual celebration and training day for everyone involved in mission and ministry with children, families and young people.
The Deborah Gathering 2019 2 November 2019 The Deborah Gathering 2019

A space for lay & ordained Christian women to come together to celebrate and affirm the unique gifts

Linking with your Local School 24 October 2019 Linking with your Local School

For those looking to connect with their local school

Why do we do Youth Ministry & Transforming Church? 15 October 2019 Why do we do Youth Ministry & Transforming Church?

One of the core modules for Flex (Youth) learning.

16 September 2019 Thinking Theologically about Youth Work

Come and be inspired about the way we think through our Youth Ministry.

Commissioning of Director of Learning for Discipleship & Mission, and Head of Ministry Formation 14 September 2019 Commissioning of Director of Learning for Discipleship & Mission, and Head of Ministry Formation

A service of Cathedral Evening Prayer with Commissioning

FLEX 2 September 2019 FLEX

FLEX - our new learning pathway for those working with young people

Birmingham Diocesan Course for Developing Disciples
5 August 2019
Birmingham Diocesan Course for Developing Disciples The 3D course is specially designed to help transform your discipleship and enable you to grow as a confident follower of Jesus