Learning and Training opportunties

Here is a list of some of the Learning and Training Opportunities that are happening both locally and further afield.

Certificate in Faith & Change in Conflict

Tue 30 April – Thur 2 May & Tue 11-Thur 13 June 2019 (Please note: attendance is required at both blocks of teaching).

Maximum of 16 participants, so book early! The cost of £425.00 includes all teaching materials, tutorial support, all board and 4 nights accommodation in single en-suite rooms.

Full details on the website here: https://www.cliffcollege.ac.uk/students/shortcourses/cliff-certificates/certificate-in-faith-in-change-and-conflict/

Grants may be available from the Sheffield District Learning & Development Group.

Regional Safeguarding Conference

Watching Over One Another in Love

Saturday 8th June 2019 – Boston Spa Methodist Church

10am coffee and registration, 3.30pm finish

Please book by 20th May on Eventbrite – search for ‘Yorkshire Plus Region Safeguarding Conference’ or email admin@yorkshirenemethodist.org for a link to follow for the event.

Keynote Speaker: Revd. Helen Cameron


  • ‘Watching over the vulnerable’ – Revd. Keith Albans
  • ‘Watching over our mental wellbeing’ – Penny Johnson
  • ‘Watching over our boundaries’ – Grahame Snelling
  • ‘Watching over each other in a social media world’ – Katy Spencer-Madden

Full details here: Regional Safeguarding Conference

More than Welcome

Thursday 9 May – Ossett, Wakefield

Livability’s Community Engagement Team are holding a More Than Welcome training event in Ossett on Thursday 9th May. This is an event to encourage churches to welcome and include people with disabilities in church.

For more information, please click on the link below. https://livability.org.uk/event/mtwossett/

or download the flyer here: More Than Welcome flier Ossett

Learning & Development Grants

A reminder that there are grants towards Learning & Development Opportunities available. You can download an application form here:

L and D grant Application form (booklet version)