Methodist Children and Youth is happy to recommend the Core Skills training books, written by the Consultative Group for Ministry Among Children (CGMC) and published by Bible Reading Fellowship (BRF):
To find out whether there are any Core Training events planned in your local Discipleship and Ministries Learning Network region, click here to visit the Learning pages of the site.
Core Skills for Children's Work
A practical and creative course to provide training for children's workers through six foundational modules.
More Core Skills for Children's Work
Building on the foundational teaching in Core Skills for Children's Work, this complementary resources offers six key modules of extended training for children's workers and their teams of adult helpers and young leaders.
Core Skills for Family Ministry
Core Skills is an interdenominational modular scheme offering foundational training for all those involved with church-based family ministry.
We are extremely proud of the Methodist Church's involvement in producing the Core Skills for Family Ministry resource and also of our involvement in the Certificate in Family Ministry Event that took place May 2015 at Cliff College in Derbyshire, and that was based on the resource.