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Churches Child Protection Advisory Service

The Churches’ Child Protection Advisory Service (CCPAS) is the only independent Christian charity providing professional advice, CRB checks, support, training and resources in all areas of safeguarding children and for those affected by abuse.
Our services are used not only by churches and groups across the denominational spectrum, but increasingly by other faiths as well as non-faith based organisations keen to utilise the resources and expertise we offer. We also give advice to Children’s Services Departments, Police and other agencies across the UK.

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Cliff College ~ Certificate in Children’s Ministry

Cliff College is delighted to be running this short course Certificate in Children’s Ministry under the leadership of Carolyn Edwards. If you want to resource your passion and experience with the latest thinking on children’s spirituality and faith development, then this is the course for you! The short course Certificate in Children’s Ministry course is a week-long course designed to stretch, inform and inspire. It is aimed at those who are working regularly with children on a paid or volunteer basis or are just looking for ways to test their calling in this area of ministry. Subject areas include: the spirituality of the child; faith development; the child in the church; being a children’s leader; working in teams.

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Cliff College ~ Certificate in Family Ministry

Designed for family work practitioners within the church and the community, the short course Certificate in Family Ministry is a week-long course in this growing area of ministry. Cliff College is excited to be working in partnership with the Methodist Learning Network and Bible Reading Fellowship in the delivery of the course. he aim is to enable family workers to reflect on their practice, learn new skills, and gain greater confidence in their ministry. Subject areas include: biblical and contemporary reflections on the family; the importance of family, and ideals surrounding family; the seasons, celebrations and significant moments of family life; the role of relationships in family life, between families and the Church, and in the community; the well-being, wholeness, and health of the family; practical approaches to working with families.

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Cliff College ~ Certificate in Youth Ministry

This week-long course is designed for those who are working regularly with young people on a paid or volunteer basis or just looking for ways to test their calling in this area of ministry. It would be an ideal course for those on a youth ministry internship, and on a gap year. The course is led by John Hawksworth from Youth for Christ and includes contributions from Cliff College faculty and other expert adjuncts in the field of youth work and ministry. It aims to enable new learning and provide the student with skills and resources for both individual and Church applications. Subject areas include: Exploring Gen Y & Z; Best practice, motives & ethics; Leading & building teams; Engaging and communicating with young people; Discipleship & faith formation; Skills & resources useful for ministry

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Cliff College ~ Children’s Ministry in a Time of Pandemic

The aim of this online course is to reflect on this important ministry during the changed circumstances that we find ourselves in around the world due to COVID-19. Whether you have been involved in children’s ministry for many years, or are just starting out, this 6-session online course will explore new ways of reaching and discipling children, and give you the confidence to do what you are already doing only better! Topics covered include: the faith of children; he spirituality of children; children and the Bible; working with families; intergenerational worship; sustainable leadership and team building.

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