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Leading your Church into Growth




 As part of our 'Going for Growth' strategy we have actively encouraged churches in the diocese to be involvede with the Leading you Church into Growth course.  Now in its nineteenth year this highly popular course is specifically designed for clergy and lay leaders from across different traditions and denominations who are looking for help and encouragement in leading their churches into growth.

The course takes the form of an open seminar with interactive talks, practical exercises and time and space for personal reflection. Our leaders are available to answer questions and examine the profile of each of the churches represented by the participants on the course.


Course Topics Include: 

  • Becoming a positive leader
  • Leading a positive team
  • Understanding our context and mission field
  • Becoming a mission church
  • Sharing practical mission event ideas
  • Preparing and stimulating lay people for evengelism
  • Establishing growth structures, strategies and principles
  • Encouraging missionary worship
  • Developing a culture of invitation and welcome
  • Creating a church community

There is also a choice of more specific WORKSHOPS offered on each course.e.g Turning round a smaller church, Growing larger churches, The Purpose Driven Church, Fresh expressions and Church Planting, Refreshing a leaders own spirituality, Growth in a multi-church benefice  etc etc The workshops on offer are dependent on the leaders at each course. For more details of workshops please contact the Course Administrator

Tracie Hunt – Course Administrator1in10

34 Wesley Avenue
Low Moor
BD12 0NR

01274 604904; 07799845954




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