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Christian Youth Work Training

Training for work with children

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Aurora Children

Accredited by St Peter’s College (Sheffield Diocese), moderated by Ian White from Cliff College.
Delivered at academic level 4, students can work towards a level 3 or level 4 certificate.

Students join a diverse mix of students from different churches and denominations, forming friendships that go beyond the course itself.

Course content includes: What is Children’s Ministry?, Children today and their context, A church-wide responsibility (new), Ministry with children, Children’s spirituality and formation, Spiritual formation and discipleship, Gifts and skills of a Children’s Leader, Theology of the child, Child development, Faith development, Learning styles, Godly Play and story-telling, Messy Church (crafts and games), Creative prayer, Schools, Inclusive Ministry, Children in the Church, All age (inter-generational) worship, Programme planning, Sustainability (new), Planning for change in the church (new), Making teams work (safer recruiting, supervision and training), Legal: Child protection policies, safeguarding, risk assessment and insurance

At the end of the course, we hold a Graduation Ceremony in Sheffield for all students to invite friends and families to celebrate their achievements.  (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MwCiFAiy4aE)

from St Peter’s College (Sheffield Diocese)

St Peter’s College (Sheffield Diocese) Logo

Aurora Youth

Accredited by St Peter’s College (Sheffield Diocese), moderated by Ian White from Cliff College.
Delivered at academic level 4, students can work towards a level 3 or level 4 certificate.

Students join a diverse mix of students from different churches and denominations, forming friendships that go beyond the course itself.

Course content includes: What is Youth Ministry?, Young people today and their context, A church-wide responsibility (new), Ministry with young people (new), Relational discipleship & Spiritual formation, Informal education, Empowerment, Equal opportunities, Gifts and skills of a youth worker, Personal growth, support and pastoral care, Theology of the young person, Youth identity, Faith development, Needs of young people, Development theory and learning styles, Discipleship, evangelism, mission and worship, Creative arts, Mentoring, Detached work, Schools, Young people and mental health, Young people in the church, Social Media, Vocation, Programme planning, Sustainability, Planning for change in the church (new), Managing a team of volunteers, Legal: Child protection policies, safeguarding, risk assessment & insurance.

At the end of the course, we hold a Graduation Ceremony in Sheffield for all students to invite friends and families to celebrate their achievements. (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MwCiFAiy4aE)

from St Peter’s College (Sheffield Diocese)

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Bristol Baptist College ~ CertHE Theology, Ministry and Mission

The Certificate in Theology, Ministry and Mission combines cutting edge vocational training in Children and Family ministry, with the highest level of theological education, to provide some of the leading training available for those called to specialist ministries and mission with children, families and the communities where they live.

from Bristol Baptist College

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Bristol Baptist College ~ MA Theology, Ministry and Mission

This postgraduate programme aims to develop students’ knowledge and understanding of Christian Theology, Ministry and Mission. The programme is designed to provide a solid background in Children and Family Ministry for students who wish to develop their understanding of this area of ministry and theology, those who wish to reflect on their practice at an advanced level or who are planning to go on to do research in this area.

from Bristol Baptist College

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Cliff College ~ CertHE in Mission and Ministry (Children)

This course is for those working mainly with children up to secondary school age, in or for the church on a paid or voluntary basis. It covers: how children grow and learn and the issues they face in that process; theological understanding and principles related to children and childhood; the spirituality and faith of children; an introduction to mission to and with children; and management of self, team and leadership skills. Students who pass their Certificate qualification, will be eligible to progress to Diploma stage. Students who pass their Diploma qualification, will be eligible to progress to Degree stage.

from Cliff College