Enabling all ages to grow in faith


Parenting for Faith course for parents/carers of babies and toddlers

Follow the transformative video-based course from Parenting for Faith in a special season for parents, carers, grandparents, godparents and anyone who longs to see little ones develop an awareness of and relationship with God for themselves.

Join as an existing church group, or let us find you a group with others with similar needs.

When: held over five Thursday evenings – 9, 16, 23, 30 June and 7 July
Time: 8.00–9.00 pm
Where: online
Cost: Individuals/households – £20 (includes a free copy of the book); Church groups – £50 (includes discount on purchases of Babies and Toddlers: Nurturing your child’s spiritual life by Rachel Turner)

Parenting as a Church Leader Day 2022

A Parenting for Faith course to help your family thrive

Join other church leaders for an online day designed especially for you–as a parent. Hear the results of research, share your experience with others, talk honestly about your journey and hear from those who’ve walked this path before. With Pioneer Minister Rhianne O’Rourke and Parenting for Faith founder Rachel Turner.

When: 5 July 2022
Time: 9.30 am–2.30 pm
Where: on Zoom
Cost: £30 (for one parent or a couple sharing a device.)

Festival of Prayer 2022

Invest in your relationship with God as you explore ‘Prayer and Personality’ in the company of inspiring speakers, including Dr Gemma Simmonds CJ, Revd Jo Gallant, Ven Guy Elsmore, Jan Palmer, Revd Richard Dormandy, Revd Paul Cudby, David Cole, Revd Clare Haynes, Revd Dr Emma Pennington, Tony Phelan and others. This 10th Festival of Prayer is a collaboration between BRF, Ripon College and the Diocese of Oxford.

When: 9 July 2022
Time: 10.00 am–4.35 pm
Where: Ripon College, Cuddesdon, Oxfordshire
Cost: £35.00 (special offer for groups of five)

The Forge – North

Parenting for Faith retreat for children’s, youth and families workers

Take a break, recharge your spiritual batteries, share the issues you’ve been facing, hear the latest developments–and have fun with others just as passionate as you are about ministry to children, youth and families.

When: 7–9 November 2022
Where: Stirling Youth Hostel, Stirling, Scotland
Cost (including meals, accommodation and activities): £160.00


Introduction to Ministry Among Older People

This weekend course run by BRF’s Anna Chaplaincy and Cliff College is for anyone supporting older people or interested in the changing nature of spirituality in later life.

When: future dates to be announced
Where: In person at Cliff College, in the Derbyshire Peak District
Cost: (including accommodation and meals) to be announced