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Thursday 2nd December 202110:00am - 3:30pmCommunity of St Chad - Advent Quiet Day

at Shallowford House (ST15 0NZ)

10:00am - 11:30amModern Slavery Awareness Session

About this event

Together we can make a difference and help bring an END to exploitation during this session I will let you know how, each and EVERY one of us CAN do something.

Modern Slavery is present in every major town and city.

We want to create a communities that are safe for all and where everyone can thrive and flourish.

WHO ARE THESE SESSIONS FOR

Community residents, including churches, faith groups, charities, volunteer groups dealing with the public who ALL play a key role in safeguarding their members and residents.

WHAT WILL THE SESSIONS DO

These sessions will equip, empower and encourage all attendees to know how to recognise and spot the signs of Modern Slavery in their community and how to respond and report suspicions in a way that safeguards them and those exploited by this horrific crime.

WHO LEADS THE SESSIONS

This training will be led by Debbie Huxton. She is a Modern Slavery Campaigner, employed by Transforming Communities Together and funded by Lichfield Diocese Mothers’ Union.

Saturday 4th December 20212:00pm - 4:00pmCome Holy Spirit: Women's Conference

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Come Holy Spirit:

Women's Conference

Trentham Parish Church, Directions here

Come with an expectation to encounter the Holy Spirit

With Worship to lift your Spirit and words of inspiration to inspire you.

It's a free event so bring a friend!

More details at the Trentham Parish Church Website here

Wednesday 8th December 20219:00am - 10:00amDementia Introduction: Dementia-Friendly Churches
  • Do you want to understand more about dementia?
  • Do you want to embark on becoming a more dementia-friendly church at the heart of a dementia-friendly community?
  • Are you keen to know more about our dementia-friendly churches network in the Diocese of Lichfield?

If so, this is the session for you!

We'll start by sharing a "Dementia Friends Information Session" , within the national social action movement. This is a great way to increase understanding of dementia and inspire action. And then we'll look together at the Diocese of Lichfield "Dementia-Friendly Churches" Network, which offers support and resources to churches which are taking next steps to become more dementia-friendly churches at the heart of dementia-friendly communities.

For more information, contact Sarah Thorpe, Dementia-Friendly Church Enabler, Diocese of Lichfield on sarah.thorpe@lichfield.anglican.org or 0798 224 8949

https://dementiafriendlychurch2021.eventbrite.co.uk

2:00pmDiocesan Advisory Committee
5:30pmBishop's Council
Monday 13th December 20217:00pmLearn British Sign Language

Learn Christian BSL signs at one of our workshops this Autumn. These workshops are a great opportunity for beginners to learn some simple BSL signs. Select whichever date works best for you to sign up for just £10:

The sessions will be online via zoom, and led by the diocese's deaf chaplain, Revd Susan Myatt and colleagues from Rising Brook church in Stafford.

Alternative sessions run on Monday 18 October, Monday 15 Nov and Monday 13 December.

Thursday 16th December 20219:30amBishop's Staff Meeting
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