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Short Course:
Certificate in Christian Mentoring (Course is now full)

Christian theology applied.
A popular five-day course to help you successfully mentor and disciple others—both inside the Church, and within the community.

4 – 8 March 2019

The Greenhouse Christian Centre, Poole, Dorset BH13 6DT

From just £295

Moorlands College Certificate

Good news!

Our Christian Mentoring course has been so popular that we’ve decided to launch this one for March 2019. Thank you for the demand for this course – we’re looking forward to meeting you all! The details of the course are listed below, including the application form.

Certificate in Christian Mentoring

A popular five-day course to help you successfully mentor and disciple others—both inside the Church, and within the community.

Now a regular short course on the Moorlands College calendar, Certificate in Christian Mentoring is specifically designed to support church leaders, youth workers, children’s workers and anyone else who helps others move forward in their lives. Run in partnership with Catalyst Training and The Greenhouse Christian Centre, this course will equip your work with all age groups, by helping you understand an individual’s needs, identify what they want to do, and give them the tools to move forward.

“God has worked very profoundly in my life through my participation in the Mentoring course.”
Charlie, previous student

Training Team

Sharon Prior

Sharon Prior
Sharon is a Baptist Minister at a church in Bournemouth, Senior Tutor at Moorlands College’s Midlands Regional Centre, and a freelance trainer, coach and mentor. She lectures on various courses in mentoring, leadership and working with children and young people; helping students to be more effective in their work for God. Sharon is a Trustee of Urban Saints and seeks to use her mentoring skills in working with volunteers and young people on Urban Saints camps.

Paul Wilcox

Paul Wilcox
Paul taught in a high school in the West Midlands for 12 years, before working for a number of Christian organisations, including Scripture Union and Youth for Christ. Motivated by a God-given heart for investing in the next generation of leaders, Paul’s aim is to develop a network of people he can mentor. In more recent years, Paul and his wife Jane have started Chapel House Ministries and are based in Worcester.

Course content

Spread over five days, and comprising two assessment tasks, Certificate in Christian Mentoring covers a range of crucial topics for mentoring:

  • Definitions and reflections on terms
  • Organisation of the mentor
  • Different forms of mentoring
  • Self-awareness
  • Action planning
  • Spirituality of the mentor
  • Using the Bible and prayer in mentoring
  • Biblical basis of mentoring and coaching
  • Key stages in mentoring and coaching
  • Self-reflection and the mentor
  • Questioning skills
  • Mentoring through the arts

Students successfully completing the course will receive a Moorlands College Certificate in Christian Mentoring.

“Thank you so much for this course! I loved every minute of it! Thank you for your passion and clarity when teaching.”
Jane, previous student

From just £295

We offer three different accommodation packages to best suit your needs, with prices fixed at last year’s rates:

  • £295 to include training, lunch and refreshments
  • £430 to include training and four nights’ full-board accommodation (shared bathroom)
  • £450 to include training and four nights’ full-board en-suite accommodation

Location and timings

The Greenhouse Christian Centre
17 Burton Road
Dorset BH13 6DT

Monday, 11am–5pm
Tuesday–Thursday, 9am–5pm
Friday, 9am–1pm

How to book

This course is now full and we’re not accepting further bookings.

Good news though! We’re running another Christian Mentoring course in November 2019. Keep an eye on our website for more info.

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