CRE National 2019 seminar programme

Seminar audience

Choose from over 40 seminars and presentations packed with fresh ideas, best practice, case studies and demonstrations – carefully selected to inform, challenge and inspire you and your church.

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CRE National 2019 main seminar programme

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Day 1 seminars: Tuesday 15 October

Being playfully serious: How Messy Churches create new space for faith with Claire Dalpra
Getting started with Messy Church with Dave Martin
Awkward, but essential: How to talk effectively about relationships and sex in church with Sarah Smith
The greatest secret: Why adoption changes everything about discipleship with Krish Kandiah
Metamorphosis: How to move beyond the church walls with Alison Fernandes
How to protect your church from terrorism with Richard Fidge
Sharing Bible stories in primary schools with Julie Jefferies and Val Ralston
Report on Bible distribution at the London Olympics 2012 with Edward Diggines
Church Buildings: How to make them happen with Jim Hamett and Nigel Walter
From detached to disciples: The building blocks of outstanding youth ministry with Dan Lodge
Can you hear me at the back? with Tim Horton
Free will: God’s choice, our choice with Anthony Mitchell

Special features

Arts Café
Study Zone
AfterWorkNet programme
Walk Through the Bible programme
The Original Cindy’s Bar

Seminar audience

Day 2 seminars: Wednesday 16 October

How to tackle loneliness and bring the Kingdom of God into our communities with Louise Morse
Can persecution be a shot in the arm? with Dr David Dean
The commissions of Christ with Michael Penny
How can I get my church talking about their faith? with Tim Moyler and Dave Pegg
How your church can protect those most at risk in society with Lyndon and Celia Bowring
Leaving a lasting legacy with Michele Price and Katrina Jackson
Inspire a faith that lasts with Gareth Hillier
Weddings, baptisms and funerals: Grasping the opportunity with Tom Pearson
Fundraising for capital projects with David Saint
Chaplaincy: The new missional frontline with Rev Jonathan Woodhouse
Healing for those hurting from porn and adultery with Mike Genung
Can you hear me at the back? with Tim Horton

Special features

Worship Wednesday
Arts Café
Study Zone
AfterWorkNet programme
Walk Through the Bible programme
The Original Cindy’s Bar

Seminar speaker

Day 3 seminars: Thursday 17 October

The gift of being a grandparent or godparent with Dr Sam Richards
Being a mother to the motherless with Lizzie Price
Exploring wellbeing for ordained women with Revd Jackie Johnson
Messy Vintage with Jill Phipps
Death, dying and bereavement with Revd Canon Dr Sandra Millar
The digital generation: Understanding young people and their lives online with Laura Hancock
Using digital technology to make women’s lives better with Jo Swinney
Where are the children? with Dr Sam Richards
Can you hear me at the back? with Tim Horton
Social action and church growth with Matt Adcock
Starting a community project in your church with John Marsh, Mark Eddison and Justyn Larcombe
Metamorphosis: How to move beyond the church walls with Alison Fernandes

Special features

Ladies’ Day programme
Arts Café
Study Zone
AfterWorkNet programme
Walk Through the Bible programme
The Original Cindy’s Bar

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Sandown Park, 15-17 October 2019