CPAS Courses Offered

New Chapters (for clergy starting a new post)

When: 6-9 November 2017
Where: Elim Conference Centre, Malvern

Who: Clergy moving to a new incumbency or area of ministry. Suitable for anyone who is already appointed to a post but hasn't yet moved, and anyone within the first 9 months of a new appointment

What: This practical and spiritual retreat will include letting go of the past and grabbing the potential of a new beginning, making the early days count, discerning fresh vision and establishing new patterns. You will be offered tools that will help you fire up a new phase of ministry in a fresh place that God is calling you into.
Cost: £225

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The Buck Stops Here (for first-time incumbents)

When: 31 October-2 November 2017
Where: Elim Conference Centre, Malvern
Who: Clergy who have recently started (or are about to start) their first post of responsibility.

What: An opportunity for first-time incumbents to explore the new responsibilities which God has called you to and grow as leader. There will be input and discussion on a variety of themes, including expectations of leadership, changing roles, managing a PCC, self-organisation, managing change, strategic planning and leading in different contexts (e.g. multi-parish benefices).
Cost: £320

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Moving On (for clergy considering a move)

When: 23 November 2017
Where: CPAS, Coventry
Who: Clergy who are considering a change of role

What: Led by CPAS patronage secretary, John Fisher, this forum-style day event will offer insight into the tricky subject of moving jobs. It will provide some biblical framework to the discernment process and how to make good choices. It will also look at the practicalities of completing good applications and handling interviews well. Moving On will give godly space to think about this important subject.
Cost: £28

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