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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.


Cliff College Certificate in Family Ministry


Alongside our established HE diploma validated courses in Children Mission and MinistryYouth Mission and Ministry and Third Age Mission and Ministry, the college has developed a new Cliff College Short Course - Certificate in Family Ministry. This will be a week long course based here at the college. Issues of family and Intergenerationality are growing areas of ministry, study and research, and the college wants to invest in these developments. 'This will be an important addition to our range of courses, bringing together some of the key threads in this field of mission and ministry. We look forward to working with some of the key practitioners and thinkers in this subject, and welcome the opportunity to work alongside Gail Adcock and members of the national Methodist team' - Ian White; Programme Leader; Vocational Ministry Courses. Furthe details on the Cert in Family Ministry, Short Courses page. In the meantime look ahead in your diary and clear the week of 11th-15th May 2015, when we launch this new course. 

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