School of Leadership PLUS

In Depth Training.

Welcome to School of Leadership PLUS, which is a resource for church leaders and others involved in the key issues of the Church and it’s mission. School of Leadership PLUS is a series of two day training events taking place in Sheffield in association with the School of Leadership.

Martin Charlesworth

School of Leadership PLUS aims to provide in-depth training in two areas: the study of Scripture and specific key issues facing the Church today. You are welcome to come to any or all of the modules run. Please do invite others from your church – or other churches you are working with.

To apply for a module, click on the relevant link below. You must apply separately to each module you would like to attend.

I very much look forward to welcoming you to Sheffield!

Martin Charlesworth
Training Director (ChristCentral Churches)


Modules for 2021




Understanding the Environment (Friday 22nd October 2021)

Biblical, scientific and pratical perspectives to equip leaders

This fast-moving one day module is aimed at church leaders and key activists in particular. Participation is available both Online on Zoom and In-Person in Sheffield using our new 'hybrid' format, which has been well-tested on School of Leadership and has proved very successful.

In-person attendance will be subject to government regulations regarding COVID-19 and therefore in-person numbers will be restricted. The Jubilee Centre is a COVID-19 secure venue, with full protocols and risk assessments in place.


Dr Ruth Valerio (Tearfund) will be helping us to gain a dynamic biblical framework. Then Martin Charlesworth will be outlining the key findings of science and their practical significance for us as disciples of Jesus and for churches seeking to find a way to engage more effectively with environmental issues. This module is run by the School of Leadership in partnership with the ChristCentral environmental initiative, ‘Creation Call’ led by John Davy.

Speakers:

Dr Ruth Valerio Dr Ruth
Valerio (Tearfund)
Martin Charlesworth Martin
Charlesworth

Cost: £45
Early Bird price of £40 if booked before 23:59hrs on 31st August 2021.
Super Early Bird price of £175, if you book into all 3 SLPlus modules before 23:59hrs on 15th September 2021 - more information when you register.


Application form


Race, Cultural Diversity and the Church (Wednesday 16th & Thursday 17th March 2022)


A unique module looking at the subject of 'Race & Diversity'. Participation is available both Online on Zoom and In-Person in Sheffield using our new 'hybrid' format, which has been well-tested on School of Leadership and has proved very successful.

In-person attendance will be subject to government regulations regarding COVID-19 and therefore in-person numbers will be restricted. The Jubilee Centre is a COVID-19 secure venue, with full protocols and risk assessments in place.


In this unique module we will gather a range of speakers to address the biblical, cultural, practical and missional issues related to race and cultural diversity. The module is jointly sponsored by the School of Leadership and the Christ Central initiative on ‘Race and diversity’ headed up by Raj Saha. This will be an outstanding opportunity to reflect, discuss, learn and pray together is this vital area of church life and mission.

Speakers:

Raj Saha Raj
Saha
Martin Charlesworth Martin
Charlesworth
Owen Hylton Owen
Hylton
Rosie Hopley Rosie
Hopley

Cost: £95
Early Bird price of £75 if booked before 23:59hrs on 31st January 2022.
Super Early Bird price of £175, if you book into all 3 SLPlus modules before 23:59hrs on 15th September 2021 - more information when you register.


Application form


Genesis For Today (Thursday 23rd and Friday 24th June 2022)

Understanding the many ways that Genesis provides key foundations for our faith

Martin looks at how Genesis shapes our faith today. Participation is available both Online on Zoom and In-Person in Sheffield using our new 'hybrid' format, which has been well-tested on School of Leadership and has proved very successful.

In-person attendance will be subject to government regulations regarding COVID-19 and therefore in-person numbers will be restricted. The Jubilee Centre is a COVID-19 secure venue, with full protocols and risk assessments in place.


In this module Martin Charlesworth will be providing an overview of the book of Genesis before focusing in on the remarkable way that this book is a vital key to understanding many aspects of biblical theology. He will also discuss how the book of Genesis informs us about many key issues of our day such as creation, race, gender, sexuality, human identity and the environment. Another aspect of our study will be to review the unique way Genesis informs our understanding of God’s covenants. Come and be refreshed and equipped in the word!

Speakers:

Martin Charlesworth Martin
Charlesworth

Cost: £95
Early Bird price of £75 if booked before 23:59hrs on 30th April 2022.
Super Early Bird price of £175, if you book into all 3 SLPlus modules before 23:59hrs on 15th September 2021 - more information when you register.


Application form


A resource for church leaders and others involved in the key issues of the Church and it’s mission

Martin Charlesworth, Training Director - ChristCentral

We aim to provide in-depth training in two areas: the study of Scripture and specific key issues facing the Church today

Martin Charlesworth, Training Director - ChristCentral