Cliff College & BRF

Home » Church News » Cliff College & BRF
Tzi8-1Ox

Cliff College, Sheffield, one of the training colleges used and supported by the Methodist Church, has announced a new partnership with the Bible Reading Fellowship (BRF), who are based in Abingdon.

The BRF is a leading ministry organisation in the United Kingdom, best known for its support, resourcing and enabling of the Messy Church initiative.

The two organisations hope to develop important training resources for the Church and lay leaders, with a particular focus on sharing the Christian message.

The partners have previously worked together in providing courses and resources, and this new announcement solidifies the relationship, enabling further work to be done.

Upcoming projects will include newly developed certificate programmes in Bible Engagement, and guest speakers from the BRF speaking at the annual Cliff Festival, in May.

The Revd Dr Stephen Skuce, Acting Principal of Cliff College and Director of Scholarship Research and Innovation for the Methodist Church, said: "We are really pleased that Cliff College is in partnership with the BRF.

"In recent years, the BRF has helped us to develop excellent materials and programmes, such as those for Messy Church, Who Let the Dads Out? and The Gift of Years.

"These tools have been key in contemporary evangelism in the Church and solidifying our link together will help us to develop further resources and opportunities for mission."

Richard Fisher, Chief Executive of the Bible Reading Fellowship, said: "This partnership is a natural extension of the work we already do. We are excited at the prospect of being able to teach, train and impact more people through Cliff's expanding ministry and mission-focused courses."

popular recent storiesAlso in the news

Image: 1992 Tillotsons with Michael Chester
WMC: Thu 09 Jul 1:25pm

This year we planned to celebrate 175 years of Methodism in Wantage. We had planned various events, including an exhibition at the Museum. Instead I will post some memories on our church web-site from the past 175 years. Some memories have been taken from the booklet which Keith Robbins edited for the 150th Anniversary, with some added text and some photos. If you have any photos or memories...

Helen's poppies
WMC: Mon 06 Jul 10:59am

Knit and Chat are still busy with various projects. Gill S knitted a pirate jumper for her grandson. Carolyn and Louise made some facemasks. Helen knitted some more poppies. Judith has been following a knitting blog and has made a cushion from knitted squares. June had hooked a few more rows of her rug. Rita has been trying out brioche knitting. A number of the group are still knitting...

july20
WMC: Fri 03 Jul 11:00am

Please see below the most recent newsletter from the Fund for Human NeedIMG(482989,R...