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Living Faith is a diocesan discipleship course which will be starting again in January 2019. It is designed to help people find and grow in the discipleship to which God is calling them. Living Faith is for lots of different kinds of lay people who want to serve God in the church and in the world.

People may go on the Living Faith course to explore many kinds of Christian service.

Living Faith is also part one of authorised lay ministry training in the diocese and candidates who wish to train as authorised lay ministers (ALM's) firstly need to complete this course.

Consisting of 18 evening sessions spread over three terms from January to June (6 evenings per term, 7.00 - 9.15pm), there is also an induction day and two study Saturdays.

The course explores the following areas -

  • God’s kingdom and what it means to be the Church  
  • How we apply our faith to life
  • What ministry is and how we can find and develop our own ministry
  • What are our own gifts and skills and how we can use them with others
  • How the Bible, prayer and working with others can support our ministry
  • Ways of working together that can enrich the ministry of the whole church
  • How small groups work
  • The challenge of mission and how we can share our faith as churches and as individuals

Living Faith is designed as a course where people from different parishes can meet together to learn from and encourage each other.

Locations: Holy Trinity Church, Crawley or Church House, Hove
Wednesday’s at 7pm on the following dates: Jan 16th, 23rd, 30th. Feb 6th, 13th, 20th. March 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th. April 3rd, 10th. May 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th and June 5th.       

 

Find out more at Diocesan Living Faith Website