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Heart of Peacemaking

21 June 2022
8:30am - 3:30pm

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Southside Presbyterian Church
30 McKechnie Drive
QLD

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Heart of Peacemaking

An improved ability to be a peacemaker and respond well to the challenge of conflict requires a deeper understanding of ourselves, our relationship with God and the deeper things which drive our responses to challenging situations.

Our presenters

Bronwynne Greenway

Bronwynne has been involved with PeaceWise since 2010 working as a coach, mediator and trainer. She has a passion for helping people reconcile with God and each other, whether in marriages, families, schools, ministries or business.  Bronwynne is a trained counsellor, and also works in lay ministry and has experienced the pain of conflict handled poorly. She loves to train organisations in Biblical principles that deepen an individual's understanding of conflict, and give them a structure and confidence to step towards challenges, being reminded of how God loves us in our mess as He seeks to restore us.

Bronwynne loves hanging out with her adult kids, their partners and Stuart, her husband and sidekick of now 33 yrs, generally around great food, with all being foodies.  She loves entertaining and welcoming people, travelling to far away places, laughing and when there is a spare moment to read a good novel.

Peter Davies

Pete Davies

Peter has served in Baptist churches in the area of Pastoral ministry for over 30 years. Pete trained as a church consultant and has served in numerous churches in that capacity for 15 years. Pete served the NSW & ACT Baptist Association, for 10 years as the Associate director for Church Development. In that role, and as a church consultant, Pete became involved in many situations of church conflict. He saw first hand the devastating effect that conflict has on the health of congregations. This created a great desire in Pete to find conflict transformation processes that had the ability to help bring positive change to congregations experiencing conflict situations.

Pete became involved with PeaceWise and has done PeaceWise training up to mediation level.  Pete's key interest lies in being proactive in training people in healthy responses to conflict situations and serves as a mediator for cases referred by PeaceWise.

Description

In this training you will:

  • reflect upon and practise foundational principles and skills learned in Everyday Peacemaking.
  • gain a deeper understanding of the role of the human heart in more serious conflicts
  • discover a powerful tool to understand the drivers of your and others’ behaviours
  • become better equipped to respond well to challenging people and situations
  • engage further with principles of confession and forgiveness
  • more seriously explore the concept of a culture of peace and how  you can support it in your community/spheres of influence

This training is suitable for all Christians wanting to be more deeply equipped to respond in God-pleasing ways to be a peacemaker, reconcile relationships and address conflict in their own lives.

For persons such as those in full time pastoral ministry, teachers or lawyers, if the content of the training is relevant to your professional development or continuing accreditation or education requirements you may claim one 'unit' for each hour of attendance, subject to the rules of the relevant programme. 

Book with safety!  100% refund if any training is postponed due to COVID-19 impact 

Prerequisites

Please note this course requires having completed either the previous Personal Peacemaking or the Everyday Peacemaking course. 

Special offers

Please note early bird discounts are automatically applied to tickets purchased at least 2 months prior to the event. Concession and repeat delegate discounts are applied at checkout. Please note reduced rates cannot be combined. 

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Cancellation policy

Please note our cancellation policy:

  • Up to one month before the course – $25 admin fee

  • From 1 month to 1 week before the 1st day of training – 50% of the fee will be refunded.

  • Within one week before the course – no refund will be given*

  • 100% refund if the training has to be postponed due to covid-19

* For serious illness or emergency, a fee credit will be supplied to be used within 1 year. Registrants are responsible for registering for future training with credit supplied.

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Covid-19 Information

PeaceWise will continue to comply with all current Commonwealth and State/Territory government health requirements for all in-person training events. All trainers and others who will be present at the training event on behalf of PeaceWise will have returned a negative result to a Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) the evening before the training day. If a PeaceWise person returns a positive RAT, PeaceWise will endeavour to have an alternative person/s run the activity, and if this is not possible, the event will be postponed or cancelled, as appropriate.

What people are saying

"Fabulous course. Great framework for understanding a biblical foundation for peacemaking. I love that the material caters for a range of learners."

Tanya
training attendee

"It was great to see so clearly that the gospel was driving every aspect of the course."

Mark
training attendee