Church Ministry Workshops

A new initiative by Biblical Counselling UK and Oak Hill College



Autumn 2020 – date to be confirmed

Oak Hill College
Chase Side
London N14 4PS

24 hours – lunchtime to lunchtime

Key features

  • 24 hours of input on a single pastoral topic
  • Relevant to local church ministry
  • Biblically shaped with a practical emphasis
  • Limited to 25 participants
  • Lectures, small discussion groups
  • 1:1 conversations with workshop leaders

Workshop leaders include

Steve Midgley is the Executive Director of Biblical Counselling UK and senior minister of Christ Church, Cambridge. Steve trained as a psychiatrist before being ordained.

Andrew Collins works part-time as a consultant psychiatrist in Psychiatric Intensive Care and part-time in biblical counselling.

Example Timetable


12pm Arrival and registration
12.30 – 1.30pm Lunch
1.30 – 2.30pm Understanding depression – causes and influences
2.30 – 2.45pm Break
2.45–3.45pm Engaging with God in the midst of depression
3.50 – 5.15pm Guided small group discussion and/or personal reflection
5.30 – 6.30pm Dinner
7.00 –8.00pm Caring for the depressed – Part 1
8.15 – 9.30pm Caring for the depressed – Part 2


8.45 – 9.30am Pastors and depression
9.30 – 9.45am Break
9.45 – 10.30am Suicide & aftermath of a suicide
10.30 – 10.45am Break
10.45 – 11.30am Case discussions
11.30am – 12.15pm Panel Q&A
12.30pm Lunch and depart

More information

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