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Exploring Chaplaincy Today

Event — 18th January 2018

Exploring Chaplaincy Today

Did you know that there are chaplains in nearly every sector of public life? In the past 30 years, chaplaincy has grown and developed in many ways. Areas, previously closed to chaplains, are now actively seeking pastoral care and support from dedicated (often volunteer) persons who have a heart for people. Chaplains offer a listening ear, a smile, a conversation for people who may not otherwise have the support they need in times of crisis or to share in their joy.
Come and explore chaplaincy at NTC Manchester. This day conference is designed for current chaplains and those who are interested in chaplaincy. Learn from active chaplains, hear stories of how chaplaincy opens the doors to faith, and be inspired to support chaplaincy in your local area.

Keynote Speaker: Bob Wilson

Secretary for prison chaplaincy and free churches faith advisor
Bob is the Free Churches Faith Advisor to both publicly and privately run prisons. This work sees him regularly visiting all 124 establishments across England and Wales for both pastoral support of Prison Chaplains, and to support prison management in their recruitment needs.

Revd. Nigel Tween

Nigel has pastored churches in London, Scarborough, Halesowen and Birmingham Christian Centre, a church which grew to over 800 people from 40 nations. For ten years he served on the Elim National Leadership Team and as Principal of Regents Theological College. Nigel established and now directs the Elim Chaplains Association. Nigel is married to Rachel, they have three daughters and five grandchildren. His passion is to see Christians equipped to engage effectively in contemporary culture. in January 2016 Nigel was appointed Pastor of Riverside Elim Church Bewdley.

Revd. Dr. Catrin Harland

Before arriving in Sheffield, to take up the post of chaplain, Catrin was a minister in Sussex. In addition to her current role at the chaplaincy of the University of Sheffield, she is responsible for the pastoral care of the students who worship in local area Methodist Churches.

She holds a PhD in Biblical Studies, and her research interests include the ministry of the Early Church, and the first-century Church’s interaction with Judaism and Graeco-Roman religion.

Breakout Sessions

In addition to plenary sessions, we will have two breakout sessions where chaplains will share their experience of various themes of chaplaincy.



Nazarene Theological College
Dene Road, Didsbury
Manchester, M20 2GU
+44 (0)161 445 3063


Saturday, 24 March 2018 9.30am-3pm


£15.00 (includes refreshments and a light lunch)

Book Your Place

To book your place for Exploring Chaplaincy Today you can register online:


Or call NTC on +44 (0)161 445 3063