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Summer School June 2015


Full details of the June Summer School 2015 are now available! Dates are 15-19th June. Costs will be £160.00 for all teaching & materials, £210.00 for all teaching & materials, meals and refreshments, and £375.00 for all teaching & materials, meals, refreshments and accommodation in single study en-suite accommodation. There is a slight reduction for couples sharing a double room. Also students already signed onto one of our validated courses are entitled to a subsidy on the teaching aspect of the overall cost. 

Six streams of teaching to choose from, with a mixture of 'overview' and 'deeper' themes. 

1. ‘Encounters with The Word’ (Bible) – an overview exploration of the story of scripture helping participants to handle biblical text in a deeper and more creative way. 

2. ‘Our Salvation story’ (Theology) - a deeper theological exploration of the subject of Christian salvation. 

3. ‘Follow Me’ (Discipleship) – an overview exploration of models of discipleship and the ways in which we can follow Christ in the 21st century. 

4. ‘A revival of holiness; Wesley & mission’ (Wesley) – a deeper look at Wesleyan mission, its methods, modes and relevance for the 21st century. 

5. ‘Worship Matters’ (Worship) – a practically, applied overview exploration of different understandings of worship, the importance of worship in the life of the Christian community, and fresh ways of creating and offering worship. 

6. ‘The craft of the sermon’ (Preaching) – a deeper look at sermon construction, as well as creative and practical delivery. 

Booking form and Introduction letter on the page. Contact the Summer School Administrator for more details:  / 01246 584200.

Only 80 places. Why not signup now?!


Part time Mission and Ministry courses Taster Days


Here is a list of the Part-time BA in Mission and Ministry Open Days planned for next Spring offering a taster of the many courses in the programme. Why not come and explore what Cliff has to offer you? 

13/1/15 Children Mission & Ministry diploma and BA in Mission and Ministry degree
27/1/15 Youth Mission & Ministry diploma and BA in Mission and Ministry degree
10/2/15 Third Age Mission & Ministry diploma, Creative Arts Mission & Ministry diploma and BA in Mission and Ministry degree
24/2/15 All Mission & Ministry diplomas and BA in Mission and Ministry degree
28/4/15 All Mission & Ministry diplomas and BA in Mission and Ministry degree

These Taster Days include the opportunity to meet the Programme Leader, Ian White, to have a brief tour of the site, to talk through the Mission and Ministry course you are looking to focus on, to meet students on one of the part-time courses, and to sit in on a typical lecture. They give a brief feel for the course, and help to answer your questions. There is informal time over refreshments and meals to talk further with students, and the opportunity to stay on for our weekly community meal and evening celebration worship.

As with the full time courses, if you wish to visit us at another time more convenient to you, then please get in touch - we would love to welcome you, and while we can't share all the activities that will feature on a full taster day, we can still chat about our courses, show you around and get a feel for the college and what we offer here at Cliff.

If you have any further questions about these Open Days, please email or phone the course administrator - Tel: 01246 584221 Email: If you wish to attend, please complete the online form: Open day registration form.

If you have any academic questions about the part-time mission and ministry courses, please contact Ian White - Tel: 01246 584213 Email:


Let us Play - a weekend exploring children's innate spirituality through play


For all those who work with or alongside children, especially focussing on 5-11 year olds.

Ideal as an introduction to issues of spirituality, and for those exploring the healing aspects of play.

Introduced by Ian White, Programme Leader, Vocational Ministry Courses, and led by Jenny Lambourne, Director of Time and Space for Children (

Date: 6th-8th March 2015. Cost: £120.00. Only 20 spaces available. 

More details on the Let us Play page.

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