Growing in Faith & Life

Growing in Faith and Life course is the Bishop’s Certificate in Discipleship. The course covers six modules on church & Christian identity, understanding the bible, Christian teaching & belief; Ethics & Mission and prayer & responding to the Holy Spirit.

Dates & Venues

The course begins with an introductory afternoon 10am-1pm on Saturday 16 September at Trinity House.  Modules begin in the week commencing 25 September. Each module runs for about five weeks with a short break before the next. The Saturday group meet twice per module. The course concludes with a residential weekend at Wychcroft in June 2018 (see pgs. 10-11 of Deepening Discipleship for further details).
The venues for 2017/18 are:

  • Tue 6.30pm to 8.30pm Trinity House, London Bridge SE1 1HW
  • Wed 7.30pm to 9.30pm St. Mary’s Church Centre, Reigate RH2 7RN
  • Thu 7.00pm to 9.00pm St Matthew’s House, Croydon, CR0 1PJ
  • Sat 10.00am to 3.00pm Trinity House, London Bridge SE1 1HW

The charge to participants for the course is £200, which includes the sessions, course materials and residential weekend. There is also an option to attend individual modules for £20. Many parishes financially support participants on the course.  The overall costs of the course are subsidised by the diocese.

Read more here.

Table of dates for each Growing in Faith and Life venue (.xlsx, 14kb)

To reserve a place on the 17/18 course or for further information email