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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 ~ 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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Cliff College ~ MA in Mission (Children’s and Youth Mission)

Taught by a range of both practitioner and academic experts in the field, this course investigates the biblical/theological foundations and contemporary sociological implications of children’s and youth mission, particularly in relation to the theory and practice of children and youth ministries within the Church.

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CMS Pioneer ~ BA (Hons) Theology, Ministry and Mission

The BA (Hons) in Theology, Ministry and Mission on the CMS Pioneer Mission Leadership Training prorgramme can be completed as a full degree (part-time); or a Certificate of Higher Education (six modules completed over one – two years); or the Diploma in Higher Education (12 modules over two (or three) years);
Some modules include practical weekends where you will visit different mission contexts and learn from them.
The certificate is accredited by Durham University through a partnership with Ripon College Cuddesdon.
There are three ways of completing the programme, each of which create a series of modules relevant for pioneer ministry, pioneer youth ministry or pioneer children and family work.

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