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Everyday Peacemaking

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

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Penrith Christian School
1 Simeon Rd,
Orchard Hills NSW

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Everyday Peacemaking

Tired of being buffeted by conflict around you?  Wondering what God is doing when peace is absent? This first course will help you focus on what God is doing in your everyday relationships and help you be someone who makes peace rather than fakes it or breaks it!

Our presenters

Jane Gibb

 

Jane holds a degree in education, a reflection of her lifelong passion for learning and helping others to learn.  She has served in the church in many capacities and enthusiastically embraces opportunities to engage people with the transforming truth of Christ. As a trainer, Jane brings personal stories of her own transformation through a lifetime of trying hard, failing and falling into grace. A teacher, coach, conciliator and child of God, she wants everyone to know that God’s love has power to change our hearts.

 

Steve Frost

Steve Frost

Steve Frost has been helping people in conflict for more than twenty years as a lawyer, mediator, conflict coach and trainer. He is the founder of Horizons Family Law Centre, a charity that works alongside local churches to help families with high conflict parenting disputes and domestic violence. He pioneered the delivery of non-profit legal help to clients of the Commonwealth-funded Family Relationship Centres in NSW. Steve is a graduate of Morling College and is committed, through all he does, to helping people relate to each other and navigate conflict the way Jesus modelled and taught.

Description

This is a closed event for members of this organisation only. 

In this training, you will:

  • learn a simple framework for understanding and dealing with  conflict
  • gain powerful peacemaking principles and relational tools
  • understand the biblical foundations of peace and reconciliation
  • discover gracious ways to deal with difficult people
  • have time to reflect upon your personal experience of conflict and peacemaking
  • learn how you can begin supporting and building a culture of peace in your community/spheres of influence
  • discover opportunities to glorify God, serve others and grow to be like Christ, even in the midst of conflict.

This level of training is suitable for all Christians as we work together to promote peacemaking in our own lives, families, workplaces, churches and communities.

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. 

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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