An Evangelism Network Training Day is to be held on Saturday, 14th April 2018.

Sub-titled ‘Leading young people to faith – and helping them grow’, the aim of the day is to explore effective and sensitive evangelism and spiritual development among children and young people. 

Speakers at the event, are to include Matt Brown (National Director of Reality Youth Project) and Charlotte Bloom and Jonny Bell, the diocesan Children and Youth Mission Enablers.

This free training day will be held at Saint Luke and St Martin’s Church in Lincoln (52 Cydonia Approach, Lincoln LN6 0YQ; parking is available on site), and a hot lunch will be provided.

To book a free place, please follow this link.

Enquiries may be directed to John Leach (T: 01522 50 40 50), and a programme is published below.



10am: Coffee on arrival

10.15am: Welcome and prayer – Bishop David and Richard Steel

10.25am: Setting the scene – Jonny Bell

     (Quick overview of the current youth scene, first impressions, national approaches, connections locally)

11.15am: Don’t make history, change the future – Matt Brown

     (How can we change the world? One life at a time)

12 noon: Talking Jesus – Charlotte Bloom

     (A look at the recent national research and what that might mean for our youth and children’s work)

12.45pm: Lunch

1.30pm: Making the dream a reality – Matt Brown (Reality)

     (The story of Reality Youth Project, lessons from the frontline)

2.15pm: Story sharing – Bishop David and Charlotte/Jonny

     (What are we here to help with and things you want to share)

2.45pm: Prayer – Richard Steel

3pm: Close – Bishop David