Latest News and Events

Up and coming events that are of interest to you and your Congregations

The Association for Pastoral Supervision and Education
APSE 9th Annual Conference
September 4th-5th, 2018
Vanbrugh College, University of York, York
Keynote Speakers:-Anthea Millar and
Major Maureen Doncaster
Thames North Training 2018
what will you do?


ideas for preachers (or anyone, really)…..

We’ve got some interesting ideas here: Whether you’re a lay preacher, a Minister of Word and Sacrament, an occasional preacher, someone who is just starting to explore preaching or you just like the sound of one of these, come along to…….

Friday March 23rd: “An evening at the Museum”

an encountering evening the bible at the British Museum with John Campbell.

Saturday May 12th: “Avoiding death by Power Point”

a visual morning exploring using power point in worship with Anne Sardeson. venue TBC

Saturday July 7th: “More than a hymn sandwich”

a musical morning, considering ways of weaving music into worship with Anne Sardeson and John Campbell. venue TBC

Saturday September 22nd: “All ages welcome?”

a creative morning looking at worship through the eyes of all ages. venue TBC

Saturday November 3rd: “Looking at Luke”

a biblical morning looking at the lectionary gospel for 2018/19 with John Campbell.  venue TBC

some more ideas for later this year…..

(look out for more info)

The bible through different eyes…..

a series of evenings looking at the bible in different ways

Creative interruptions….

A chance to find out how you learn through doing things differently.

Be prepared to be surprised!

and not forgetting: Presiding at the Sacraments….

In previous years we’ve run these centrally, but this year we’re waiting for you to say what you need and where you need it.

Let Anne Sardeson know your local needs and she’ll get back to you.

For info about any of these events, to let us know you plan to come to one, or just to talk to the Synod Training Officer about your local training needs, contact

Anne Sardeson: