Prepare – Feed – Sustain

We are delighted to be partnering with Bristol Baptist College to offer their Prepare, Feed, Sustain (PFS) course at our Exeter Office.

This modular course is designed to help you explore your faith more deeply in the company of others who love God and to equip you to serve God in your church and community. No previous qualifications are required.

Each module has two Saturday teaching days, which run from 10am-3.30pm. You can join us onsite at the SWBA Offices in Wonford, or online via Zoom.

There are two ways of engaging with the PFS course:

Single Modules (£30/module)
This option is ideal for those wanting to dip in and out, choosing the modules that are most relevant or most interesting to you. You will get to join in with the teaching days for the modules, but won't be asked to complete assignments.

Full PFS Student (£60/module)
This option is for those who want to engage a bit more deeply and receive the full range of teaching that the PFS course offers. You will attend the teaching days but also be asked to complete assignments designed to help you with your thinking, reflection and practical skills. Once you have successfully completed the requirements for all the modules, you will receive a certificate from the SWBA and Bristol Baptist College.

If you would like to register as a Full PFS student, please click here to complete the short form.

If you have any questions about the PFS course and what it entails, please don't hesitate to get in touch.

Upcoming Modules

Click on the modules below for more details and booking information. Please note that only the first teaching date is shown here.

If you would prefer a paper booking form, please click here or email

Prepare, Feed, Sustain Course


Our existing list of modules is below. If you have any questions about any of these modules or the course as a whole, please contact James at the Association office.

  • Doing Theology
  • Engaging With Contemporary Culture
  • Leadership
  • Leading Public Worship
  • Mission & Evangelism
  • Pastoral Care
  • Preaching Skills
  • Radical Discipleship in a Changing World
  • Reading & Using the Bible
  • Spirituality