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NewWinetrainingCFEastern region kids' worker training open to all 

New Wine and the Diocese of Norwich have joined up to run this year’s Kids’ Workers Training Day on Saturday May 11. The event is for paid workers, volunteers, church leaders, and team members.

This is an annual opportunity for kids and youth workers from across the Eastern Region to meet together, be encouraged, equipped and inspired.

This year organisers are excited to welcome Rick Otto and Lee Kirkby to be the keynote speakers. Rick has been head of New Wine Kids ministry for four years and is the Kids and Youth Leader at St Philips Chapel Street, a vibrant church plant in central Manchester. Lee is New Wine’s Head of Ministry for Youth and is Head of Children’s and Youth Ministry at The Belfrey in York. In 2015, Lee was awarded Youth Worker of the Year by Christian Youth Work Awards! Both Rick and Lee are passionate about seeing local churches and local ministries resourced and equipped to share the gospel with children and young people.

There will also be practical seminars throughout the day focused on three areas of ministry: Working with Families, Working with Children and Working with Young People. The seminars are led by experienced local leaders who are incredible communicators. Here’s a sneak peek at some of the seminar options:

  • Missional Kids Worker
  • Engaging Children in Corporate Worship
  • Early Intervention Programmes
  • Effectively Reflecting on our Ministry
  • Youth Work or Youth Ministry: Let’s Be Intentional

Matt Schwarzenberger from Fountain Of Life Church, Ashill who are hosting the day, said, "This Kids Workers Training Day is a fantastic opportunity for children’s workers, families workers or youth workers from across the region to network, worship together, be encouraged and be practically equipped for their own local ministries."

If you are involved in church kids work, youth work or families work in any capacity the day will hold something for you, so why not come along and be inspired!


Kids Workers Training Day on Saturday May 11 10am - 4pm (Coffee from 9:30am!)
The venue is Fountain of Life Church, Swaffham Road, Ashill, IP25 7BT 
The cost of the day is £10. Don't forget to bring a packed lunch!
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Article printed from at 00:07 on 07 December 2019