All GB leaders are invited to GB's winter conference - which will include a special session looking at supporting children and young people with additional needs.
The conference is for all GB's children and youth leaders and will take place on Saturday 3 November 2018 at St Luke's Church Centre, Great Colmore Street, Birmingham.
Mark Arnold, the Additional Needs Ministry Director at national Christian children’s and youth organisation Urban Saints and Co-Founder of the Additional Needs Alliance, a vibrant and fast-growing online community, will lead our Volumise session. This session will look at what supporting children and young people with additional needs actually means and how we can respond in practical ways so that our GB groups continue to be spaces that promote a sense of inclusivity and belonging for all - just like Jesus did.
Leaders will also enjoy fellowship, worship, get to hear encouraging news, be equipped to take what they hear back home and much, much more.
The day's programme, downloadable below, will be as follows:
Start your day with coffee/tea, a biscuit and time to chat.
10.30am Council Meeting of the Girls’ Brigade England & Wales’ Network
This session includes worship and prayer, feedback on the Travel Pool process, Build Hope challenge update, ICGB feedback, GB Trading news, news on next year’s fees, and other news from around the GB family. An agenda will be sent separately to the local area delegates.
Bring a sarnie, spend some cash at the GB shop, make some new friends, visit our prayer space and relax.
Mark Arnold will be leading our Volumise session looking at supporting children and young people with additional needs. We’ll consider what this actually means and how we can respond in practical ways so that our GB groups continue to be spaces that promote a sense of inclusivity and belonging for all - just like Jesus did. There will be a comfort break during this afternoon session and the launch of a brand new koko film.
GB’s prayer ministry team will be available to pray with and for you.
All GB leaders are welcome to attend the conference, please do encourage friends to come and share the car journey. It only costs £10 per person, and you can let us know that you’re planning to attend by completing the Delegate Registration Form, below, and emailing it to GBCO by Friday 26 October 2018.
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