Training Events in the Midlands

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Sticky Faith and Beyond Sticky Faith

Sticky Faith and Beyond Sticky Faith are Scripture Union and Urban Saints events

Sticky Faith

Based on the research from the Fuller Institute Sticky Faith is a training workshop on how to make faith stick in young people even after they leave home.  This covers important material for all parents, youth and children's workers and those involved in children and youth work in churches or schools.

Thank you for your interest in Sticky Faith. We have run Sticky Faith in 22 venues in the Midlands Region over the past 18 months and new venues for the 2014 Autumn term are being arranged. We are still setting up more Sticky Faith events for this term and further venue details will be published here on this page once they have been confirmed.

Sticky Faith Events:

Stafford - Thursday 6th November 2014

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If you are interested in hosting a Sticky Faith event at your church please contact:


Further dates and venues to follow soon
For all those who have already attended a Scripture Union/Urban Saints Midlands Sticky Faith Training Workshop, this is the follow-up workshop which builds on the training from our previous workshops and responds to the feedback that you have given to us for more specific input to positive promote faith formation in children, youth and young people.

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How to grow a thriving youth group

This event will help you think through some of the key principles involved in creating an environment where young people have fun, build community and encounter God

When: Saturday 8th November 2014 9.45am - 3.00pm
: Christ Church, 2 Priory Terrace, Leamington Spa, CV31 1BA
: Andy Castle - Thrive Youth Ministries
Further information and booking
: Click here

Unfortunately this event has been cancelled

Connect - School at the Heart of the Community

Schools Conference Connect 2014

Connect: with the Schools in your parish

: with your communities

Connect: with ideas and support for reaching out to schools

The Connect conference is for anyone who is interested in building links between church and school

Saturday 18th October 2014

Sir Graham Balfour School, STAFFORD, ST16 1NJ

Running from 9:30am until 3pm - Cost £10 per person

Refreshments will be provided but please bring your own lunch. With a variety of workshops, exploring different ways to engage and serve, and discovering the latest resources available.

For further information contact:
Libby Leech, Diocesan Adviser for Schools Outreach, 07891 290564

To book your place contact:
Richard Barrett, 01922 707863

Unfortunately this event has been cancelled

Supporting Young People and Children through Loss

A training event for adults is taking place in Cheltenham for those who want to support
children and young people through loss presented by: Scripture Union Midlands & This
Way Up.

Supporting children and young people in loss

When: Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Time: 7.00-9.30pm

Where: C3 Cheltenham, The Pavilion, Hatherley Lane, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL51 6PN

Click here to book a place

Further details from

Children's Ministry Course

When: Saturday 17th January, 7th February, 28th February and 21st March 2015

Children's ministry course 2015

Jesus affirmed children, telling his disciples to welcome them and not turn them away. Redcliffe's popular Children’s Ministry course gives present day disciples the tools and skills they need to affirm and welcome children, and introduce Jesus to them.

Each day covers a different aspect of working with children. There will be plenary sessions and workshop choices, and the concluding session explores worship as it relates to children and adults

Taught by experienced children’s workers from Scripture Union and other organisations, the course is a designed for those who want develop their ministry to children, including those who feel they may be called to work with children in the future.

Click here for further information and booking details or contact Steve Hutchinson