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Youth Growing Leaders

NEW COURSES STARTING IN SEPTEMBER 2018

Youth Growing Leaders is a course we run to enable Christian young people to grow in leadership gifting and ability. Our next course starts in September. This year we are running two courses – one based in Leamington Spa and another one in Coventry.

This page explains more about the course, includes some video testimonies and explains how you can apply online.

FIND OUT MORE AT ONE OF OUR EXPLORATORY EVENINGS

We are holding two evenings in April for you to come along and find out more about the course, hear from previous participants and ask any questions you might have.

Monday 23rd April 7-8.30pm St Paul’s Church, Leamington Spa (Leicester Street, CV32 4TE)

Monday 30th April 7-8.30pm Coventry – venue to be confirmed soon

All are welcome to the exploratory evenings. By attending, you do not commit to being on the course.

“It was great learning about what gifts we have so we could work out which area of leadership we should be in.”

“Thank you so much for running this course. It has definitely changed my life for the best!”

feedback from previous participants

GL14-15 fun photo2 webWho is it for?

The course is open to anyone who will be in year 10 and above from September, is a committed Christian and feels that leadership may be something that they want to grow in.

Do you want to understand more of what plans God has for you?

Do you want to help lead others to know Jesus?

Do you want to be more confident in your faith?

Join us for Growing Leaders!

GLYE_logoWhat is it?

Growing Leaders meets monthly from September to April. The course runs for 8 sessions (Monday evenings 7-9pm), including two sessions which are overnighters (Saturday afternoon – Sunday afternoon)!

This is an exciting opportunity to learn more about leadership, identify your gifts and develop your character, helping you to grow and lead more like Jesus.

The course is designed for those who are Christian, who want to grow in Christian leadership, and want to learn how to effectively use the gifts God has given them.

Where?

This year we are running two courses: one in Leamington Spa and one in Coventry, so sign up for the course nearest to you. Each course takes place on Monday evenings (except for the two overnighters when we will go away to Barnes Close). The dates of the session are below. Each evening runs 7-9pm. The overnighters run Saturday 6pm – Sunday 5.30pm at Barnes Close, near Bromsgrove.

 

The cost is £150 including the two overnighters

The Cost

The course costs £150 per person. The majority of this cost is for the accommodation and meals for the overnighters. It is possible to pay in instalments if this helps. (£50 initial payment, followed by five monthly instalments of £20).

Who runs it?

Andy Castle, CEO and founder of Thrive Youth Ministries, hosts both courses. The Leamington course will be co-hosted by Kate Wallis, youth minister at St Paul’s Leamington. They both have lots of experience of youth work and have run the course many times.

The Coventry course is co-hosted by Zoe Pimentel, vicar at St Alban’s Church, Coventry, and Stacey Gales, youth worker at St Martin-in-the-Fields, Finham.

How to apply

  1. Chat with your parents/guardians and your youth leader about whether they think this is a good time for you to do the course.
  2. Pray about it.
  3. By applying you are making a commitment to the course and will be expected to attend all the sessions.
  4. As part of the course, you will be assigned a mentor who you should meet up with monthly to see how you’re getting on, what things are challenging you and to make sure you’re growing!
  5. There are limited spaces on the course so it is of crucial importance that those chosen are able to commit 100% to this opportunity.
  6. Complete the online application form.

Course dates 2016-17

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What is Growing Leaders?

Growing leaders – youth edition is a course written by CPAS and is run in Leamington each year for young people aged 14-18

This is an exciting opportunity to learn more about leadership, identify gifts and develop in Christ-like character, helping young people grow and lead more like Jesus.

Find out what previous participants thought about the course

 

youtube  See all the video testimonies.