The TiMM Course

The Together in Mission and Ministry (TiMM) course is designed to meet the needs of those who want to receive national accreditation as a BUGB Lay Pastor or Preacher, but it is especially suitable for anyone wishing to explore a particular area of interest and develop particular skills.

Getting Ready for Worship

Getting Ready for Preaching

Exploring the Story: An Introduction to the Bible

Text and Context: A Closer look at Matthew and Romans

Being, Showing, Telling: Church, Mission and Evangelism

Living in God’s World: Engaging with Contemporary Culture

Caring as God’s People: An Introduction to Pastoral Care

Walking with God: An Introduction to Spirituality

Speaking about God: An Introduction to Theology

Doing the Right Thing?: Moral Choices in Today’s World

Discovering the Baptist Way: Unearthing the Past, Unlocking the Future

Nature of Leadership (1/2 module)

Transforming Conflict (1/2 module)

Each of the twelve modules engages with an important aspect of life and faith and will usually comprise eight 1½ hour sessions.  The module may be delivered locally through a series of evening or daytime meetings; at other times sessions may be taken over two or three Saturdays. Some modules may be delivered in Manchester or at a centre which enables people from different areas to participate; these will usually be Saturday events.

Enjoy a single module or the complete eight modules as required for accreditation as a Preacher or twelve as a Lay-Pastor…

Attend as an individual or in a church group…

Submit an assignment or simply enjoy learning…

For more information on opportunities to share in a TiMM module in your area contact your Regional Tutor:

East Midlands | Tim Mountain

Heart of England | Gale Richards

Northern | Linda Hopkins

North West | Linda Hopkins

Yorkshire | Tim Mountain

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