Partners

The role of the Learning Network is to equip and resource the Church through a wide range of contextually relevant learning and development opportunities. Sharing responsibility with others within the Connexional Team and key stakeholders within the districts, circuits and churches.

The Children’s Ministry Network (CMN) is an official network of Churches Together in Britain and Ireland (CTBI) and was constituted in 1972. It was previously called The Consultative Group on Ministry among Children (CGMC). It exists to bring together all those with national responsibility for work with children in denominations and Christian agencies who are in sympathy with the aims and objectives of Churches Together in Britain and Ireland.

Cliff College is a centre for theological education and missional and evangelistic training. Established in 1904 and set in the heart of the Peak District, we offer degrees, MA and PhD study, gap year opportunities, short courses and so much more. At Cliff we encounter the living God; are equipped to share his message; and sent out to engage people with the good news of the gospel.

Situated eleven kilometers East of Harare, the United Theological College (hereinafter called the UTC) is the oldest and biggest Protestant Ecumenical Seminary in sub-Saharan Africa. This unique school was founded by the Wesleyan Methodist in 1954 and was then named Epworth Theological College. In the 1960s the mainline protestant Churches became shareholders in the College hence the change of name to United Theological College, in 1976, to reflect the institution’s Ecumenical nature. The UTC has continued to serve as the unique center for pastoral formation and leadership development not only for the Zimbabwean Church but across the continent. This College is home to just over four hundred (+400) persons (including children). This Institution trains Christian Pastors and equips them with practical and relevant skills of ministry response to the socio- political challenges and moral decadency. This is done through authentic and contextual theological discourse which enables awareness for rethinking the mission and role of the Church in a changing world order. Through such programs, a conscience to action is being realized through Christian education programs that emphasizes Christian ethics, norms and values which promote the common good of all.

A warm welcome to all. The full mandate to actively administer and manage all online course initiatives at the University of Zimbabwe has been given to the Faculty of Science Innovation Center (F.A.S.I.C), an office in the Faculty of Science, created towards the end of 2015. FASIC has been given a full mandate to actively administer and manage all short courses and all non-regular U.Z. programs and initiatives, provide on-going learning and national development opportunities to society, and generate third stream income for the U.Z. FASIC is actively pursuing the promotion, development and implementation of its innovative initiatives for the mutual benefit of U.Z, FASIC, the participants and their departments and the community at large. Kindly find our online courses below.

Effective Leadership in a culturally complex world requires a combination of Cultural Intelligence and cross-cultural experience. The Perkins Global Theological Education Program prepares Christian leaders for culturally complex churches and communities. Through seminars and significant immersion experiences in other cultures we prepare our students for lifelong growth in cultural intelligence and cross-cultural competence. Students gain firsthand experience in building intercultural relationships, resolving cultural conflicts, and guiding intercultural ventures.

Partner description: The Methodist e-Academy is an initiative of Methodist Churches in Europe to meet the challenge of equipping people for ordained and lay leadership, so that they can equip Methodist churches to bear faithful and effective witness to God’s enlightening, forgiving and transforming grace and thus become agents for personal and social renewal manifesting and anticipating God’s reign. It focuses on courses in Methodist Studies designed as supplementary or further education for lay and ordained leaders.

Taketime meditations use your imagination to provide a calm, comfortable space in which to meet God. Anyone can use these meditations, regardless of background or religion, and you can meditate anywhere you like. Taketime creates weekly meditations which can be listened to from the website or app and we also offer training for those wishing to use the meditations for ministry or discipleship.

Wesley House Cambridge exists to resource Wesleyan leadership and scholarship for the transformation of church and world.Established in 1921 as a Methodist college within the precincts of the world-famous University of Cambridge,Wesley House has since trained church leaders and theological scholars who have served the global church faithfully and creatively, rooted deeply in the Wesleyan tradition. The college focuses its current research, teaching and training in the three areas of Global Wesleyan Theology, Faith and Public Life, and Ministry Development and Pastoral Supervision.

We believe that every community has the power to transform its present and define its own future. We work with people of all faiths, through local churches and communities, equipping them with the tools and the confidence that they need to work together, take responsibility for their own development and achieve holistic change. They identify their problems, find lasting solutions and take actions so that they are self-reliant, resilient and have an improved standard of living and an active faith.

Ecclesia Theological College offers short courses for ministerial development within Christianity. Biblical theology is the spine of the teaching structure and entails three main streams, Biblical, Theological and Practical. Ecclesia Theological College aims to assist pastors with relevant training and resources to fulfil their calling. Continuous learning is an intricate part of Christianity as it creates a platform for discussion and to address contextual matters.

The Queen’s Foundation is one of England’s oldest theological colleges, preparing candidates for ordained ministry in the Church of England since the early part of the 19th Century. From 1970 Queen’s pioneered ecumenical training with the Methodist Church as a primary partner. Queen’s pioneered ecumenical part-time training, and has a long-established dedicated research centre. Queen’s is dedicated to excellence in theological education and personal formation by: Nurturing and equipping Christians in their discipleship; Preparing people for mission and ministry in lay and ordained roles; Resourcing research that serves the mission of God in the world. We celebrate unity in diversity, in a community that is international, multi-cultural, and ecumenical. We actively support Christians in deepening their spiritual life, and continuing growth in a faith that is generous, enquiring, deeply rooted and creative in thought and practice, trusting in God’s work in God’s world.