National Estate Churches Network

Category: Discipleship & Learning

  • Online Leadership Resources from Church Army

    LEAD is the new leadership development offer from Church Army. It’s been designed and piloted with pioneers and evangelists in mind.

  • Urban Ministries – Two new online courses

    In September 2022, Urban Ministries are starting two different webinar courses: UMP Lite and Studying & Teaching the Bible in the Urban Context.

  • Unlock Bible Study Resources

    Unlock enables urban churches of any denomination to respond to their local contexts. They are especially concerned with helping oral learners engage with Bible Stories and explore the Christian faith.

  • Growing Good – Free discipleship course

    Find out about the Growing Good Toolkit, a free discipleship course. Explore how your church can grow and make a difference in your community.

  • Reflection – Renewal and ‘A new self’

    A New Year reflection by NECN chair, Lynne Cullens.

  • Reflection – Making Space for All God’s Children

      Joe Hasler is a priest and former community worker who has lived and worked on estates for many years. He blogs about his experience and has created resources on his website http://www.joehasler.co.uk/ Joe has written a reflection  paper to indicate his desire to be engaged in a social evangelisation, alongside his desire for a […]

  • English My Way

    English My Way is a programme designed specifically for people living in the UK, whose English language abilities are below Entry Level 1. The aim is to help adults who have very little or no English language skills to become a part of their local communities. The course can be taught through a mix of tutor-led sessions, […]

  • Joe Hasler’s blog on working class culture and estates ministry

      This Friday we introduce the blog of estates priest and practitioner, Joe Halser at http://www.joehasler.co.uk/ Joe grew up in a working class area in South London and  worked for 17 years as a community development worker and has been an Anglican priest for 25 years on estates in Birmingham, Essex, Liverpool and Bristol. His […]

  • Bible Society Free Resources

    If you are using August to plan discipleship courses for September in your church or community, the uncertainty of COVID-19 certainly makes things more complicated! Don’t panic, there are all sorts of free learning resources out there and help is at hand. The Bible Society distributes free Bibles all over the world and provides lots […]

  • Free Global Caring Films available to Live in Harmony with God’s Creation

    Care for the environment may have slipped a little below the media radar during the pandemic but this does not mean that climate change has been reversed or gone away. Despite the fact that travel has been greatly reduced at this time, summer temperatures in parts of the northern hemisphere have reached record highs this […]