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Support-raising training

 

  • New to support-raising? Or find it a struggle? 
  • Uncomfortable asking or receiving from others?
  • Often don't have enough or enough for savings?
  • Not sure about tax implications?

If you said 'yes' to any of the above, you're not alone and this training is for you!


Stewardship's Support-Raising Training is designed to prepare, inform and equip you to build an effective support team.

 

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About the training

Raising support for Christian mission can feel like hard work. That's why we've developed our two-day training to equip you to raise and maintain a strong support base and handle the financial aspects of your ministry with integrity.

Our two-day training is designed to help you understand Biblical principles around support-raising. It helps you to understand the how to do it well but also discover why support-raising is much more than a financial transaction. It's about partnership in the gospel.

What is covered?

Day One looks at what makes for a strong support base - both in the underpinning biblical principles and the financial good practice that gives it integrity. We give an overview of the following key areas: partnership, accountability, responsibilities in terms of tax and National Insurance, budgeting and long-term saving and introduces some of the practicalities of support-raising.

Day Two takes an in-depth look at the practicalities of support-raising and building your support team, setting it within the context of the rich, biblical model. Using content drawn from the Funding the Family Business handbook for raising personal support, the training picks out the key steps towards building and maintaining a strong, sustainable support base. It also tackles some of the 'heart problems' that can inhibit your support-raising efforts.

Please note: The training is designed to be undertaken as a whole, therefore attendance at one day solely is not an option.

Cost

We don't want cost to be a barrier so we heavily subsidise the event to make this level of training as affordable as possible. Click on the Book Now button for prices which include all training materials, refreshments and a light lunch on both days. We do have a bursary fund for those who are registered with us as individual recipients and who may struggle with travel or accommodation costs. If you would like to apply for support towards your travel or accommodation, please email [email protected] to request a bursary fund application form.


 

100% of all delegates rated our Christian worker training as good or excellent.
(source: Stewardship Christian worker training events 2014-2017)

 


 Our training has helped hundreds of people to grow and flourish in their ministry.

Watch these videos to see what our delegates say. 

“In all honesty, I was dragging my feet going and kicking my heels leaving. I don’t like conferences, training sessions, seminars, etc. as they always feel a distraction and a detraction from my primary calling, but this one was golden.” Neil Richardson, Church Community Worker

"The training was Biblically-based, interactive and fun and I left feeling better equipped to engage potential Gospel partners." Simon Lissak, Chosen People Ministries (UK)

upcoming training dates

Please note, in current circumstances we are not arranging any further in-person training for the rest of 2020. 

Our team are working to move as much of our training online as possible and we will update this page with details of new webinars as soon as we are able.