It is highly desirable that those responsible for nurturing children in Christian faith should have appropriate skills, values and knowledge for this important ministry. But how can parishes respond to this? The Bishop’s Certificate in Children’s Ministry could be the way!
The Bishop’s Certificate is awarded at three levels.
Level 1 is an enjoyable, user-friendly, non-threatening and largely DIY package comprising six sessions:
To receive the Level 1 Certificate, a volunteer must have:
A pilot of the material was run in the diocese during summer 2008 and of the 133 participants who completed feedback questionnaires, 86% said they would recommend it to other children’s work volunteers.
Click here for the introductory section and the sample ‘Children and Prayer’ session.
For more information or to sign up, contact Karen Beal on 0161 828 1433 or email firstname.lastname@example.org