Elim Training launches four training academies for the autumn 2016

Following the success of the Coaching and Worship academies which ran during 2015/16, Elim Training is increasing its offer with four new academies for the year ahead.

Dave Newton our Director of Training stated that “Elim Training exists to see everyone serving within Elim, Holy Spirit anointed and practically equipped to serve God in whatever environment God has called them to.” Academies are a perfect way for any of our Elim leaders to continue this learning journey.

What are Training academies?

Elim Training academies are uniquely tailored courses shaped to prepare those who are already in ministry for the distinct challenges and opportunities ministry brings. Each academy focuses on a specific ministry area such as; Coaching, Prophetic, Leadership, Mission etc, providing input, tools, resources and opportunity to learn and reflect with others.

Each academy has a similar format and includes:

  • Face to Face - 6-10 days face to face tuition from experts in the field, looking at the key issues alongside others in similar situations.
  • Reading Materials - books and resources from relevant subject leaders providing foundational knowledge.
  • Monthly Emails - to keep you updated and connected to the learning journey.
  • Webinars – Internet-based teaching sessions with live input and interaction in the comfort of your own office.

Who are the academies for?

Ultimately the training academies are aimed at Elim Pastors and their teams. Church Leadership Academy and Mission & Discipleship Academy, are designed to take the church leadership team on a journey. Alongside expert input and teaching the residential provides space for the teams to plan, set targets and create 6-month action plans which help you achieve the goals you have set.

The Pastoring in the Prophetic and Coaching academies are more focussed on individual leaders who want to personally develop in their ministry, calling, competency and character. All of these create opportunity for personal reflection and growth in your leadership and ministry. Our aim is for not only information exchange but an increased longing for spiritual and character formation, which ultimately results in transformation of ourselves as well as the others we minister to.

Why commit to an academy?

It maybe that you have been in ministry for many years or equally have only just started out in ministry after completing your training so why should you get involved in further training..?

  1. Training isn’t an indication of incompetence, signing up to a training course or program of study is an opportunity to grow, soar and develop.
  2. “I don't have the time…” often time invested in development not only refreshes you physically and spiritually but also helps give focus to your role, releasing time rather than restricting it.
  3. Learning with others can create ministry friendships and provide friends who can walk alongside you.

How can I access one?

Whilst the four academies will be running at the same time, it would be most advisable to focus your energies on one. Follow these links to find out more.


You can book one of the limited places by visiting the website elim.training/academy or contact us on 01684 588947 and email elimtraining@elimhq.net.

All of the academies run at an affordable monthly cost which means there are no surprises.


From previous delegates…

“I appreciated the space to learn, stop think and reflect on my ministry and how it is impacting others…”


“The course has equipped me with skills for ministry that I will certainly pass onto others.”


“The academy has been instrumental in helping me see how to relate to volunteers and manage staff in my church.”


“This has given me an insight into understanding myself better including how my own personality affect how to relate to others.”


“I was challenged about my leadership style and understood the importance of really listening.”


“This has been a transformative year and the academy has certainly played a significant part in that.”


Question: Which Elim Training academy would you be interested in joining? What other academies could we consider adding in the coming years? Leave a comment below.

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If you want to find out more about what is on offer from Elim Training, please get in touch.

  elimtraining@elimhq.net      01684 588947

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