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EMW Ministersʼ Day Conference

EMW Ministersʼ Day Conference


14 Mar 2022 at 10:00am


14 Mar 2022 at 16:00pm


Borras Park Evangelical Church, Jeffreys Road, Wrexham LL12 7PG




Monday, 14 March 2022


Phil Swann


North Wales: Borras Park Church, Wrexham. LL12 7PG



Theme: Abuse of Power in the Local Church

You are probably aware of some well publicised cases where power has been abused by church leaders. This has raised awareness of the trauma experienced by those caught up in such situations.  It is important that we take time to support one another in considering and discussing this issue together that can be so damaging to the glory of God in a church.

Phil will be giving two presentations which will look firstly at setting the scene by considering the current landscape surrounding this issue along with some insight into how trauma may uniquely impact Christians, then secondly he will look at some possible ways forward for us as pastors to consider.

Session 1: Where we Currently Are – getting the issue out and on the table

Session 2: What do we Do? – moving towards a godly response


10:00 – 10:30:         Coffee

10:30 – 12:00:         Session 1

12:00 – 1:00:           Lunch (please bring your own – tea and coffee will be provided)

1:00 – 2:30:             Session 2

2:30 – 3:00:             Coffee

3:00 – 4:00:             Questions and Discussion

Before you come:

Please pray for these sessions that the Lord would give us understanding and equip us as under shepherds to serve well in our churches.

Biographical information:

Phil Swann who is the Pastor of Llanelli Free Evangelical Church and lectures in Pastoral Theology on the EMW Theological Training Course