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The South Wales Training Day


25 January 2020 (10am-4pm)


Registration will be clearly displayed by the church entrance. For more information see here  Waterfront Church Swansea

Waterfront Church
Langdon Road

Parking – Some people have contacted us to ask about parking at the venue. We’ll have stewards on site in the morning to advise and give out permits, we have ensured that we have space for 56 cars at the venue and the Dental centre next door (permits must be filled to park). If we fill these spaces there is a public car park within walking distance to the church (parking will cost £5 for the day in this car park).


9.15 – Doors open
10.00 – Main morning session ‘The comforting glory in our chaos’ (Phil Swann)
11.00 – Refreshments
11.15 – Morning seminars (more information here)

  • What are we aiming for? Mike Adams – youth and kids session
  • Welcoming people to church – John Funnell
  • Calling a Pastor – Mark Thomas
  • Understanding Scripture – Elspeth Pitt
  • Relationship and Sexuality education – Gareth Edwards
  • ‘Thriving, not just surviving as a church leader – how to ensure your own wellbeing’ – Geoff Cresswell
  • Lessons learned from a Pastor – Meirion Thomas

12.30 – Lunch (Please bring your own)
1.30 – Afternoon seminars (more information here)

  • Count it all joy – Phil Swann
  • This is all I’ve got! Mike Adams – youth
  • This is all I’ve got! Paul Davies – kids
  • Reaching different people effectively – John Funnell
  • Growing the next generation of leaders in the church – Jason Duffin
  • Juggling church commitments and work: keeping the balance – Gareth Jones
  • How to listen to a sermon – Tim Howlett

3.00 – Main afternoon session (Meirion Thomas speaking)
4.00 – Finish

*Sometimes, due to circumstances outside of our control we may need to change amend the order of the seminars.
Other information

Bookstall and refreshments provided