Welcome Faith in wide spaces | helping chaplaincy flourish



13 June 2024 – 09.30-16.00

St Mellitus College, 24 Collingham Road, London, SW5 0LX

£55 per person


All are welcome to join us for the first in-person national ecumenical education chaplaincy gathering since Covid!

It will be wonderful to gather again. 

To book a place register here…

Our keynote speaker will be Dr Paula Gooder, speaking on Faith in wide spaces, faith in the public square in the bible.


We will have workshops including:

  • how to be trauma informed
  • spirituality and prayer in chaplaincy
  • sports chaplaincy 
  • inter-faith and scripture.
  • Pupil chaplaincy 

And much more…


We will be joined by organisations including:

  • Prayer Spaces in Schools
  • Transforming Lives for Good
  • Growing Faith
  • Joining the Dots
  • KICK
  • TLG
  • Bible Society
  • Scripture Union
  • RSCM Hymnpact
  • Catalyst

And many more…


There will also be times for prayer, worship, fellowship, networking and fun.


The programme is:



Time Activity
09:30 Registration and Refreshments
10:00 Welcome
10:10 Dwelling in the Word– Magnificat
10:20 Pupil Chaplaincy Story,
10:30 Keynote: Dr Paula Gooder – Faith in wide spaces: Reflections on Faith in the Public Square in the Bible
11:30 Refreshments
12:00 Workshops

1. Environment – Nature and Nurture

2. Creating safe and welcoming spaces for those who have experienced trauma: an introduction

3. Student Workshop – Sharing the Experience of Being a Chaplain

4. School, Church, Home: Growing Faith and Chaplaincy

5. Research – Growing Faith and NICER:

6. Bible Society: How to help young people engage with the Bible

7. Chaplaincy in FE, what can we learn?

8. Inter-faith Conversation

9. Marketplace

10. Guided Prayer – Prayer spaces in schools

11. Sports Chaplaincy – KICK

12. School Pastors

13. Catalyst Youth Trust

14. Space Makers

15. Roots: Marketplace

16. Hymnpact: RSCM

17. Prayer Spaces in Schools

18. TLG

19. Spirituality, prayer and worship in chaplaincy

20. Marketplace

12:40 Dwelling in the Word – Transfiguration
12:50 Chaplaincy Story – School Chaplain
13:00 Lunch
14:00 Workshops: 10 – 20
14:40 Chaplaincy Story – FE College Principal
14:50 Dwelling in the Word – Great Commission
15:00 Small Discussion Groups Called, Formed, Sent
15:15 Plenary with a Panel
15:45 Blessing and Finish

To book a place, click here