SWYM Big Training Day
12th October 2019
Join us for a day of inspiration, keynote sessions and expert workshops for Line Managers, Mentors, Youth Workers and Children’s Workers.
10:00 Arrivals & Refreshments
10:30 Opening Session
11:30 Workshop Streams
12:45 Lunch Break
13:45 Workshop Streams
15:15 Closing Session
Discipling Children – Olly Goldenberg
Youth Work: Vision Into Reality – Matt Summerfield
Mentoring – Rob & Kath Smith
Effective Line Management – Sharon Prior
The Missional Conversation
With: Andy Thomas, Adam Dyer, Carl Smethurst, Revd. Barry Dugmore and Ruth Flanagan
It is so easy to let
Adam Dyer leads Yeovil Community Church and is passionate about community transformation and the church working in partnership to see our nation transformed. He is also an ambassador for Cinnamon Network, and a school governor.
Carl Smethurst works for the 100 Baptist churches across the South West as the Regional Minister for Mission. He gets excited about helping churches discover where God is at work in their neighbourhood and enabling them to get involved.
Rob Smith is curate of two churches in Swindon and has previously worked as a youth and children’s worker for a church in Bristol. Rob is an experienced mentor, having set up mentoring projects and serving with a school chaplaincy team.
Kath Smith is the Wiltshire Area Coordinator for SWYM. She has a wide experience of mentoring young people and SWYM trainees. She has a big heart for pastorally supporting individuals as well as equipping others to mentor.
Revd Barry Dugmore is the Diocesan Mission Enabler in Exeter Diocese. Barry’s ministry involves resourcing local churches to grow in discipleship, confidence in evangelism, exploring new expressions of church, and church planting.
Matt Summerfield is the Senior Pastor of Zeo Church. Matt is passionate about releasing potential in people and organisations, with a particular commitment to see young people live God’s great adventure.
Sharon Prior is a Baptist Minister, works for Moorlands College, and leads Catalyst Training and Mentoring. She has many years of line managing people in a variety of settings and has written a Grove booklet on Effective Line Management.
Olly Goldenberg is an international speaker and author. He and his wife Helen lead Children Can, a ministry that equips and inspires families and churches to raise up the next generation. They host At Home with God on TBN UK.
Ruth Flanagan is a lecturer at Exeter University training Primary teachers. She is also the Race Equality Resource Officer supporting students in cases of racism and equipping teachers to teach pupils from black and minority ethnic backgrounds.
Andy Thomas is the SWYM Training Manager and Moorlands South West Senior Tutor.