Lay Employment Support

A collection of training courses available for those in lay positions in the Methodist Church.


Lay Employee Orientation

"This was such a helpful day as I began my new role in the Methodist Church."

An online one-day course for new lay employees to meet, explore their role, understand Methodism and get to grips with key employment practices and much more!

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For further information contact Rachel McCallam

Line Management Training

Designed for any new or existing line manager, this one-day training course covers the basics of line management, including key skills, management styles and conflict management.

Participants on this training day will join colleagues from across the Connexion online for a stand-alone session which runs from 10.00–15.30 hrs.

 This course is scheduled six times per year.

"It was so interesting and helpful, full of interesting content delivered in imaginative and thoughtful way. Best training I have had in my nine years if being a lay worker."

Further information, or to get a place on the next Training day, contact Rachel McCallam

Lay Leadership Skills Training

We’ll be exploring the themes of: leadership styles , leadership skills, leading meetings, managing volunteers , encouraging participation and team and group dynamics.

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