This is a safe, affirming, fun, refreshing, time of learning, as together we do business with the Lord.
The stunning Lake District location and the chance for fellowship, “all one in Christ Jesus”, with other serving in similar capacities from around the country reinforce this ethos.
A professional coach with a background in leadership development and HR, Emily’s work encompasses coaching of leaders in a wide range of contexts. She believes in nurturing and growing leadership talent. Recognising that how people feel has a massive impact on how they perform, she uses an approach based on collaboration, creativity, humour and challenge. A Christian since her teen years, she now worships at St John’s in Hartford, serving through a range of lay ministries there. She also offers her professional expertise to the St John’s leadership team and to the wider Chester Diocese.
Peter is an international leadership coach-mentor and consultant. He has many years of experience in both pastoral ministry and intercultural mission leadership, both nationally and internationally. His passion is to see leaders equipped, applying biblical truth and reality in their contexts.
Adrian Reynolds serves as Associate National Director for the Fellowship of Independent Evangelical Churches. He has previously served as one of the leaders of The Proclamation Trust and as a Pastor in Hampshire. Prior to Christian ministry he was a senior manager in business. Adrian has written a dozen books, including some on leadership, and three with his wife, Celia. They have three daughters and three grandchildren.
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 7 years at Wycliffe Hall, Oxford University, where he was Senior Tutor and part of the Senior Management Team.
Following 5 years as a teacher, and ordained ministry in central London and then Beckenham, Andrew has served as Vicar of Houghton and Kingmoor (Carlisle) since 2014. He Chairs both the Diocesan Board of Education and Church Society Council and is an Honorary Canon of Carlisle Cathedral. Katie works as a Town Planner; they have three children and a cocker spaniel. He loves mountains, books, music and cooking meals for people to relax over.
Cost and Venue
The workshop will be held at Keswick Ministries, in Keswick.
The cost for the workshop is £70 per person. This includes all materials, lunch, refreshment and 2 evening meals.
Accommodation should be organised on an individual basis. There are plenty of bed and breakfasts, hostels, hotels, self-catering cottages to choose from in Keswick.
Keswick Ministries also has a number of rooms in its Skiddaw Street centre available for £25 per person per night bed and breakfast and will be available to book on a first come, first served, basis.
Application to attend the workshop
To ensure maximum benefit for delegates, there is a limit of 60 places and we are asking every application to come with the written support of your pastor or minister. If your church does not have a pastor, it should come with written support of another elder.
You need to apply by completing the online form below. When you have completed the application please ask your pastor to email a reference to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note your application won’t be accepted until the pastor’s reference is received.
You will hear whether you have a place shortly after your application has been assessed.
Application deadline is 28th February 2023