Events Diary

 

What's on?

January

27th January 
Transformational Leadership Webinar, hosted by the Yorkshire Plus Learning Network 
Between 1.00 and 2.30 pm, join Dr Nigel Pimlott (Learning & Development Officer for East Central Region)
as he introduces six core practices essential for seeing transformation in the local church. 
Please click here to download a flyer. 
Booking is essential so please click here to secure your place. 
If you need further information, or are unable to book online, please contact Katrin Hackett:
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 0114 270 9990

February

10th February
Regional Lay Employees Community of Practice
From 10.00 am, a chance to meet and share good practice with others in similar roles.
Katy Spencer-Madden, from Yorkshire North & East District, will be discussing online safety in the morning session.
Booking in advance (by 5th February 2021) is necessary for this event, so please click here to secure your place.

11th February
Positively Rural: Mission Communities and the Rural Voice
Between 1.00 and 2.30 pm, the next online gathering focusing on rural life and mission. We will share good practice and consider how we move forward positively.
Speaker: Revd Richard Teal, President of the Methodist Conference
Richard says of himself, 'Brought up on a tenant farm in the Yorkshire dales from a non-church background. Worked in the textile Industry before training for the Methodist ministry.
Served in Circuit ministry in Gateshead, Berwick upon Tweed and Beverley. Chair of the Cumbria District before recently returning to Circuit ministry in East Yorkshire. President of the Conference. I have a heart for the rural church and community. Married and have two sons in Agriculture.'
Please click here to download a flyer.
To book your place and obtain joining instructions, please click here.
Registration deadline: Monday, 8 February 2021. 
For booking support please contact Katrin Hackett: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 0114 270 9990

22nd February
Lay Leadership Skills, hosted by the Yorkshire Plus Learning Network 
From 10.00 am join the Learning Network Yorkshire Plus Team online for a day exploring leadership for lay people working in the Methodist Church:
youth; children; family; and community leaders; class leaders; lay missioners; and local pastors. They will be exploring the themes of:

  • Leadership styles and skills
  • Leading meetings
  • Managing volunteers and Encouraging participation
  • Team and group dynamics

Please click here to download a flyer.
To register in advance please click here. Bookings will close on Thursday, 19th February 2021.

23rd February 
Being an Inclusive Church Webinar, hosted by the Yorkshire Plus Learning Network 
Between 1.00 and 2.30 pm - ensuring no-one needs to ask, ‘Am I not a Methodist too?’
with Bevan Powell, Connexional Equality Diversity & Inclusion Adviser. 
Please click here to download a flyer. 
Booking is essential so please click here to secure your place. 
If you need further information, or are unable to book online, please contact Katrin Hackett:
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 0114 270 9990

24th February
Lay Employees Community of Practice
From 10.30 am, we will have an online coffee and catch up gathering - please note that you are very welcome to drop in and out of these sessions as time permits. It is great to be able to say hello and see how everyone is getting on. To obtain the Zoom link, please contact Laura Tunnacliffe: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

March

6th March
Joined Up Conference
9.30 am - 3.30 pm
WE’RE MOVING ONLINE FOR 2021! We invite you to join us online for our annual conference for Schools, Children’s, Families, Youth and Chaplaincy Workers, for free!
We plan to live-stream to your homes from somewhere in South Yorkshire, bringing you ideas and resources, a chance to worship and pray together
and to be inspired to serve God and those we work with.
We are proud to announce three amazing keynote speakers for the day:
Krish Kandiah from Home for Good
Mark Russell from the Children’s Society
Susie Mapledoram from Manchester Diocese
Please click here to download a flyer.
Book your place here to receive links to the live-streams and workshops on the day.

9th March
Line Management Training hosted by the Yorkshire Plus Learning Network
10.00 am - 4.00 pm via Zoom video conference
If you are new to Line Management, join the Yorkshire Plus Learning Network Team to identify the key skills and qualities needed to manage lay employees,
gain clarity on the different functions of line management and understand the line manager’s role in the employment cycle. 
Please click here to download a flyer.
Booking is essential so please click here to secure your place by 4th March 2021.
For booking support please contact Katrin Hackett: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 0114 270 9990 / 07552 131455

10th March
All Shall be Well? Life, Suffering and the Love of God with Julian of Norwich -  
Yorkshire Plus Online Regional Retreat, led by Nick Helm, for Presbyters, Deacons and Lay Employees
The day will draw on the wisdom of Julian of Norwich, a 14th Century mystic, who lived through a time of upheaval and plague.
She provides much food for reflection and prayer on the loving presence of God that is relevant to Lent and a world living with Covid-19. am
Please click here to download a flyer.
The retreat is free of charge but booking by 5th March 2021 is essential so please click here to secure your place.
If you require further information please contact Katrin Hackett:
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 0114 270 9990 / 07552 131455

18th March
Ministry with Older People Webinar, hosted by the Yorkshire Plus Learning Network
Between 1.00 and 2.30 pm. More details will follow but you can click here to register in advance.

April

29th April
Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Webinar, hosted by the Yorkshire Plus Learning Network
Between 1.00 and 2.30 pm. More details will follow but you can click here to register in advance.

May

10th May
Regional Lay Employees Community of Practice
From 10.00 am, a chance to meet and share good practice with others in similar roles.
More details will follow but you can click here to register in advance.

21st May
Positively Rural Webinar, hosted by the Yorkshire Plus Learning Network
Between 1.00 and 2.30 pm. More details will follow but you can click here to register in advance.

25th May
Ministry with Older People Webinar, hosted by the Yorkshire Plus Learning Network
Between 1.00 and 2.30 pm. More details will follow but you can click here to register in advance.

June

17th June
Online Safety Webinar with Karl Hopwood
Between 10.00 am and 12.30 pm. More details to follow but you can click here to register in advance.

22nd June
Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Webinar, hosted by the Yorkshire Plus Learning Network
Between 1.00 and 2.30 pm. More details will follow but you can click here to register in advance.

July

7th July
Positively Rural Webinar, hosted by the Yorkshire Plus Learning Network
Between 1.00 and 2.30 pm. More details will follow but you can click here to register in advance.

 

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