Emerging Leaders’ Workshop – an online experience

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Emerging Leaders’ Workshop – an online experience

October 5 2020 | 1:00 pm - October 9 2020 | 1:00 pm

Called to lead in the workplace, in a charity or in a church? In your 20’s or 30’s and wanting to make a greater difference for Christ? Wanting to learn from those who have been before and from one another?

The Emerging Leaders’ Workshop is a structured blended learning space for you to engage with Christ, to be inspired and better equipped to lead radically and authentically now and in the future.

Hear God’s Word: Through biblical teaching, sung worship and input from one another, engage with vital biblical teaching on leadership and discipleship.

Become like God’s Son: Every part of the workshop is designed to help God’s Word take root in your life so your leadership is more Christlike.

The week will have a blend of individual and group exercises, teaching, individual and group coaching and mentoring, and forging relationships. Following the successful move online of the Influential Leadership Workshop (a related course), the workshop will now be a unique online experience of blended learning.

  • There will be space and time
    • to slow down, and experience reflective practices through one on one coaching, group coaching and local mentoring
    • to take stock, to reflect on where you are and where you’d like to be, by God’s grace
    • to regain strength, as you see afresh who you are in Christ and as you give and receive encouragement
    • to shape your future, as you consider the next steps to make a difference for Christ in the ministry God has for you.

Serve God’s mission: Go from the workshop, inspired and better equipped to lead radically and authentically now and in the future, so you can make a difference.

This workshop is aimed at leaders in their 20’s and 30’s who are already leaders of churches, leaders in the Corporate, Public Sector, voluntary Sector and small businesses.

It will help you, in an immersive, open and supportive environment, to become more alive in your role, more secure in your identity, more invested in your character development and more influential in your relationships.

The workshop is being held in partnership with Forge Consultancy and Keswick Ministries.


“Come prepared to be honest, open, challenged and changed and you will find that you meet Jesus in a new way, return refreshed and ready for your next challenge and look at the issues you face from a completely new perspective.” – Simon Barrington, founder and director at Forge

Delegates will also work closely with our coaches – individually and in groups – who will help leaders develop their own personal development plan based on five I’s of Leadership: Intimacy with Jesus, Identity in Christ, Integrity of character, Inner Strength and Influence. By the end of the week, delegates will have been supported to develop a personal development plan and will be partnered with other leaders to support them through the application.

The workshop format will be dynamic, interactive, and transformative. It brings out and develops each individual’s gifting and addresses each individual’s situation, rather than giving a formulaic grid.

Download the Emerging Leaders’ Workshop postcard


 Naomi Partridge

Naomi is an experienced coach and facilitator who works internationally with leaders from business, charity and church – and loves to blend her faith with coaching and people development skills. She is a social entrepreneur, who in recent years she has lead an anti-trafficking charity and founded a health drinks business that provides training and employment for survivors of trafficking. She is a firm believer in the power of knowing your call and purpose, and taking bold steps with your life to follow this.  


 Simon Barrington 

Simon is the Founder of Forge Leadership Consultancy. He was an experienced Chief Executive who is now utilising this experience in mentoring, coaching, advising and supporting executives and Church leaders in leadership development. Simon is currently developing the ideas on this course into a book and is undertaking research on the Leadership development needs of millennials.


James Robson 

Before leading Keswick Ministries, James was involved in the training of church leaders for nearly 20 years, helping with their formation and teaching them the Old Testament. He taught for 10 years at Oak Hill College, and then for seven years at Wycliffe Hall, Oxford University, where he was Senior Tutor and part of the Senior Management Team. 



Simon Potter

Simon is Associate Vicar of St Mary’s, Stoke Bishop in Bristol. He is an experienced worship leader and speaker in both Anglican and independent church settings. His current role enables him to combine helping to lead a diverse team in day-to-day local church ministry with encouraging emerging leaders – via youth camps; within theological colleges; and in the context of the Avonside Mission Area in Bristol.



Emma Ineson

Rt Revd Dr Emma Ineson is the Bishop of Penrith. Before moving to Cumbria in spring 2019 she was the Principal of Trinity College, Bristol. Her latest book, ‘Ambition: What Jesus said about power, success and counting stuff’, was published by SPCK last year. She is married to Mat, who is a vicar, and they have two grown-up children.


£250 per person, on acceptance of application.

Application to attend the workshop

You need to apply by completing the online form by Friday 18th September 2020. You will be notified shortly after this date if your application has been accepted. We’ve extended the deadline because there’s been a late surge in applications!

For further information please contact Carolyn at carolyn.south@keswickministries.org or on 017687 80075 option 4.


October 5 2020 | 1:00 pm
October 9 2020 | 1:00 pm
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