Key areas of work in the Southern & Islands region

This is not an exhaustive list so please  contact a member of the regional team if you have a piece of work or project you would like to develop.

  • coordinating training, development and support for circuit stewards and circuit leadership teams
  • developing small group resources and opportunities to encourage confidence in discipleship
  • supporting Islands Ministry
  • developing and signposting resources and support for rural churches - including Discipling Presence
  • coordinating regional, Continuing Development in Ministry events
  • developing a vocational discernment programme, including support for a 'vocation day' event 
  • developing a regional communications strategy 
  • supporting regrouping for mission projects 
  • offering resources for group facilitation 
  • managing the ONE Programme process for host projects and One Programme Participants
  • coordinating 3Generate (Children & Youth Assembly)
  • coordinating regional lay employee support & resourcing - including an annual conference and retreat days
  • developing the regional forum and ways of engaging with a wide range of voices in identifying interests, opportunities and priorities
  • training mentors and tutors of the Worship: Leading & Preaching course
  • raising awareness of new pathways for pioneers 
  • developing resources to support candidates
  • exploring practice-based formation for ministers
  • developing further Chaplaincy Everywhere resources
  • developing conflict mediation resources - including promoting Positive Working Together and training on Growing Through Conflict and Bullying & Harassement
  • enabling and supporting church and circuit reviews, particularly using Appreciative Inquiry

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