Course Content:

  • Deeper learning
  • Leadership – the natural and spiritual basis of your leadership
  • Core process – leadership
  • Core process – marriage
  • Leadership and relationships
  • Supporting each other’s leadership

Officers considering attending this course should be aware that it is not a marriage guidance course and is not recommended for couples experiencing difficulties within their relationship.

Previous participants have said:
‘It was a genuine gift to our marriage and ministry, and we will be reflecting on it for a long while to come.’

‘The change journey was fantastic at helping us clarify many things. The core process work was an introduction to something we’re both finding very helpful in enabling us to see how best we can work and how to join that up.’

NB: Funding is available for other marriage courses. Further details are available from your DHQ or SISTAD.

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Who Should Apply?

Open to married officer couples and ‘one spouse’ officers with their husband or wife. This course may not be appropriate for those couples who have been married for less than five years.

Venue & Dates

Abbot Hall
13-16 May 2019

14-17 October 2019

Learning Outcomes:

  • To provide couples in leadership with the opportunity to understand their different leadership styles and core processes (authenticity)
  • To learn how to support each other in the expression of their leadership more effectively
  • To learn how to communicate more effectively in the very specific context of being leaders


Guy Rothwell and Jackie Nelson

Learning Hours:

20 hours

Places Available:

1 couple
5 couples