Emerging Leaders’ Workshop

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Emerging Leaders’ Workshop

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 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, coaching and mentoring, forging relationships and shared community physical activities together.
  • There will be space and time
    • to slow down, to enjoy the beauty of creation,
    • 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 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 timetable here


 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.





£375 per person (accommodation not included)

The following accommodation options are available:
a) A shared twin room at the Skiddaw Street Centre for 4 nights at a total cost £60 or
b) A single room at the Skiddaw Street Centre for 4 nights at a total cost £80 or
c) You can arrange your own accommodation (For more info, go to: www.keswick.org).
For further information and availability of accommodation at the Skiddaw Street Centre please contact Carolyn at carolyn.south@keswickministries.org.

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October 5 2020 | 1:00 pm
October 9 2020 | 1:00 pm
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Keswick Ministries
Rawnsley Centre
Keswick,CumbriaCA12 5NPUnited Kingdom
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