Online Training

Forthcoming Training:

Top Tips for Recruiting and Keeping Volunteers

Friday 25 September | 11am - 12.30pm

This webinar will explore how we can better recruit new volunteers and once recruited, how we can keep them and build a sustainable youth and children's ministry. The session will cover:

  • The Process of Recruitment (Top Tips)

  • Barriers to volunteering

  • Keeping volunteers

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Young People and Pornography

Friday 02 October | 11am - 12.30pm

This webinar is intended to address the impact of online pornography is having on young people and equip you in talking with your children and young people about it in ways that are factual, sensitive and appropriate for them. It will also offer some practical guidance about what you can do to support the healthy sexual development of the children and young people in your care, and where you could go for further support and information.

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Developing Youth Participation: enabling children and young people to be a full part of the community of the Church

Friday 23 October | 11am - 12.30pm

Participation is about everybody, not just children and young people. It’s part of the Methodist Church’s bigger vision to see the whole Church participating more; making and moulding the shape and substance of the church, together. This training (based on the Voice Activated handbook) attempts to share that vision and the learning that had taken place over the years journeying with the Church.

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Tackling Knife Crime

Friday 06 November | 11am - 12.30pm

This webinar aims to raise awareness knife crime, looking at the issue, interventions and initiatives, including how to empower young people to stay safe and make better choices. Winning the fight against knife crime in the UK is something that involves us all.

The session will cover:

  • The evolving laws which have been passed to reduce the risk of gun and knife crime

  • The reasons why young people carry knifes

  • Knife and Gun Crime Interventions and Initiatives

  • How can churches and community groups get involved?

  • Staying Safe: Advice for Young People

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Past Training:

Understanding the Teenage Brain: A Webinar

Please find below the .pdf version of the PowerPoint presentation for this course; as well as the webinar. This course was held on Friday 19 June 2020.

Understanding the Teenage Brain: A Webinar Presentation (.pdf)

Understanding the Teenage Brain: A Webinar Question & Answer (.pdf)

Building Sustainable Youth Ministry: A Webinar

Please find below the .pdf version of the PowerPoint presentation for this webinar. Please note that this webinar was initially held on Thursday 09 July 2020.

Building Sustainable Youth Ministry: A Webinar Presentation (.pdf)

Recovery Curriculum: Reaching the 95% of children and young people in the UK who don't come to Church

Please find below the .pdf version of the PowerPoint presentation for this webinar, as well as the pre-reading material. Please note that this webinar was originally held on Wednesday 22 July 2020 and was led by Rich Barr of Faith in Schools.

Jesus Did Schools Work (webinar pre-reading material) (.pdf)

Recovery Curriculum: A Webinar Presentation (.pdf)

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