Webinars

1.7.2021 | Congregational Life, Video,


Previous webinars

 

Fanning the Flame: Together again as kirk sessions – 17 June 2021 – Leading out of lockdown

 


 

Fanning the Flame: Together again as kirk sessions – 17 June 2021 – Main Session

 


 

Fanning the Flame: Together again as kirk sessions – 17 June 2021– Full Webinar

 


 

Fanning the Flame: Together again for youth ministry – 10 June 2021

 


 

Fanning the Flame: Together again for children's ministry – 3 June 2021

 


 

Fanning the Flame: An interview with Sarah Hargreaves

 


 

Mending the web: youth ministry relationships now – Thursday, 18 March 2021

This webinar recognised that the church is still here and it is vital to reconnect the web of relationships in which young people grow and thrive.

It heard stories of how leaders have connected to young people, parents and other adults, and looked at how the new Youth App from PCI can give congregations safe and effective ways to build those connections now and moving forward.

 


 

Discipling our children beyond the pandemic – Tuesday, 16 March 2021

This webinar, hosted by Ruth Bromley, PCI’s Children’s Development Officer, looked at how we, as parents, can continue to disciple our children along the lines of Deuteronomy 6 as we get back to more “normal” life and all the other organisations may come back into being? How can church leaders, ministers and children’s ministry leaders, help to support and encourage parents in their primary role as disciplers?

It also included stories from a parent and an interview with Rachel Turner, Parenting for Faith pioneer at BRF.

 


 

Pressing on together side by side – Saturday, 27 February 2021

This webinar hopes to come alongside those involved in leading Presbyterian Women’s groups, encouraging them to press on as they live for Jesus, serving him in whatever ways they find possible, still being His disciples and making disciples.

 


 

Engaging in worship – Wednesday, 17 February 2021

The webinar was hosted by Rick Hill with Sam and Sara Hargreaves from Engage Worship who shared some perspectives and practices that help develop our corporate worship to engage a scattered church.

Rev Karen Campbell also participated to help think about the unique contribution of worship in this season of church and life.

 


 

Faith for the long haul – Wednesday, 3 February 2021

This digital event explored the very real challenges that face emerging generations in their life and faith. The main speaker was Ruth Perrin, author of “Changing Shape: The Faith Lives of Millennials.” Ruth addressed the challenges for young adults but also shared evidence and examples of what builds resilient faith through findings from her research on the “lost generation” of emerging adults.

 


 

Living without the usual programme – Monday, 25 January 2021

This webinar will be hosted by Ruth Bromley, PCI’s Children’s Development Officer and will also include stories from David Penney, Boy’s Brigade NI and from Suzanne Craig, King’s Kids, Woodlands Presbyterian.

 


 

New skills and methods for different times – Thursday, 21 January 2021

This webinar will highlight simple approaches for any context to help keep youth ministry energized and focused. PCI's Youth Development Officer Graeme Thompson will offer some simple principles and some easy to use resources. Tim Gough, Director of Llandudno Youth for Christ and editor of “Youth Ministry Online” will share tips and experiences of successful online youth ministry. Jose Cummings, Director of Exodus will share some thoughts on how to get the best from small groups. There will be an opportunity to ask questions of all the contributors.

 


 

Living with it as a congregation – Wednesday, 13 January 2021

This webinar will pick up that challenge by reflecting on a recent Evangelical Alliance survey on church life, considering how a ‘less might be more’ approach to ministry might be fruitful and suggesting some basic patterns around which to encourage one another in following Jesus in this season. Contributors include David Smyth (Evangelical Alliance), Rev David Thompson (PCI) and Rick Hill (PCI).

 


 

Refining our Children's and Youth Ministry – Wednesday, 25 November 2020

This webinar identified core principles and practical solutions to enable effective children’s and youth ministry in today’s context.

 

 


 

Refining our witness to share Jesus today – Wednesday, 4 November 2020

This webinar shared how we can be refining our focus outwards both digitally and physically offering practical examples of how we can be sharing Jesus with others at this time.

 


 

Refining our discipleship in difficult days – Wednesday, 21 October 2020

This webinar explored the critical need for discipleship in this moment with input focused on how we can help shape resilient disciples as well as walk with people in their difficulties

 


 

Refining our discipleship in difficult days – Wednesday, 21 October 2020

This webinar explored the critical need for discipleship in this moment with input focused on how we can help shape resilient disciples as well as walk with people in their difficulties

 


 

Refining our leadership in uncertain times – Wednesday, 7 October 2020

This webinar unpacked some of the core challenges and primary practices of leading well in this season of church life from Jesus’ parable of the weeds in Matthew 13:24-30. It also had a focus on wrestling with anxiety as leaders in uncertain times.

 

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