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Children's Ministry Training Webinars

27 February 2023

New Price! $180 for all workshops or $35 per individual workshop


Children's Ministry Training

Raising the next generation is part of what we do as people of faith. Equipping you as leaders is what we do at Morling. Join us for our full online unit for academic credit or sign up to attend all or some of the zoom workshops below.

The online unit

Unit Code: DE020*
Offering: Semester 1 2023

This 13-week online unit looks at the theology and practice of children’s ministry. You will cover a wide range of topics, including child development, spirituality and discipleship for children, curriculum design, leading a ministry team, and children’s ministry within the life of the whole church community.

Assessment involves three short assignments over the course of the semester, as well as 20 hours of supervised field education in a children’s ministry context. You must also complete, or already have completed, the Creating Safe Spaces training (or equivalent) to pass the unit, as it is a prerequisite to work in church-based children’s ministry.

The weekly lessons and field work are supplemented by six livestreamed workshops led by current practitioners in NSW Baptist Churches.

*This unit can be taken as part of an undergraduate or postgraduate course of the Australian School of Theology (ACT), or in a single unit study mode.

The workshops

The six livestreamed workshops are on Monday nights (7.30-9.00pm Sydney time) throughout the semester:

  • Workshop 1: Planning a Children's Ministry Curriculum
      Feb 27 - Robyn Garlick, Children's Pastor at Narwee Baptist Church
  • Workshop 2: Ministry to families; after-school ministry
      Mar 13 - Jono Murray, Associate Pastor at Boambee Baptist Church
  • Workshop 3: Running a School Holiday Programme; Evangelism with Children
      Mar 27 - Cassy Eccleston, Children's Pastor at Menai Baptist Church
  • Workshop 4: Preaching with children present
      May 1 - Kirsten Long, Children and Families' Pastor at Wyong Baptist Church
  • Workshop 5: Training and equipping leaders in children's ministry
      May 15 - Roxanne Lawler, Associate Pastor at Gymea Baptist Church
  • Workshop 6: Children in Churches - Theology and Practice
      May 29 - Louise Bartlett, Co-ordinator of Children and Family Ministries, Baptist Association of NSW and ACT.

Cost for the six workshops: $180 (or $35 each)

Cost for the full online unit (for credit within an ACT award): standard unit fees - FEE-HELP available.

Register below:


PRESENTER: Current Practitioners in NSW Baptist Churches

DATE: 27th February 2023