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29th February @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Local Church Leaders’ Day

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Organised by SWBA and led by the Association Team, this day is for anyone who is in leadership in a local Baptist church (particularly Deacons and Elders) or for those who might be considering serving their church in this way in the future but want to know more about the role.

The day will include,

  • What is a leader? Elder, deacon, trustee.  Biblical basis.
  • What are the roles & responsibilities of a leader?
  • What are the roles & responsibilities of the leadership group?
  • Relationship between leadership group and church meeting
  • Caring for your minister
  • Dealing with conflict
  • Your constitution/governing document – it is your friend
  • Introduction to charity trusteeship
  • Important topics – liability, conflicts of interest, financial management
  • Safeguarding basics

Feedback from previous Local Church Leaders’ Days:

“All the topics were useful and relevant – so glad I came!”

“I think all our leaders need to come on this training.  Even those who have been leaders for some time will benefit.”

“A great day with lots of practical stuff to go away and think about.  Thank you so much.”

Cost – £5 per person, including lunch – come as a group if you can!

To book, please complete this online booking form – click here.

Your place will be confirmed when we receive your completed booking form & payment.

Any queries, please contact Kathy – kathy@swbaptists.org.uk


29th February
10:00 am - 3:00 pm


01395 433533


Hope Baptist Church
Peverell Park Rd
Plymouth, PL3 4QG United Kingdom
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01752 708090

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