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A year as a ministry trainee in Manchester

A year as a ministry trainee in Manchester

written by Rhea Jackson Rhea is a Ministry Trainee at St Clement's in Manchester. We gave her a grant towards her year and here she shares some thoughts on how her year has gone.    At the start of Jesus’ ministry, we see him perform an incredible miracle as...

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The joys and challenges of youth work

The joys and challenges of youth work

Written by Marco Hipwell Marco Hipwell from Aigburth Community Church, Liverpool, is one of the funding recipients from the Tim Peters Training Fund, and here tells us something of his story.     “The kingdom of heaven is like treasure hidden in a field,...

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Blessed Inefficiency

Blessed Inefficiency

Written by Matt Waldock Matt is a trustee of the Tim Peters Training Fund, and pastor at City Church Manchester.     In secular leadership circles the holy grail of self-development is the attainment of “a highly productive life”. Productivity in this world...

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Update from the Trustees

Update from the Trustees

After a long gap we are reviving the blog! We want to update you on what’s been happening with the Tim Peters Training Fund. In the last 18 months there has been nearly £20,000 in grants made to men and women in the North West. The people who have benefited have been...

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Behind the scenes

Behind the scenes

(originally posted on 16th July 2019) Last month we met again to discuss the progress on Tim’s fund. As a small group of family, friends, former mentors of Tim it was an exciting time together. We were amazed to see the generosity of so many and prayed that God would...

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The value of training | Guest Blog

The value of training | Guest Blog

(originally posted on 20th May 2019) “Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a worker who does not need to be ashamed and who correctly handles the word of truth.” (2 Tim 2:15) In our generation of ageing congregations and frequent church closures...

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Bob

Bob

(Originally posted on 29th April 2019) ‘That’s what you believe, I’ve got my own beliefs.’ That’s what Bob used to say to anyone who asked. He attended Beechwood Chapel for years, loving the community it offered, the love and care of it’s faithful members. Tim met Bob...

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The Journey Begins

The Journey Begins

(originally posted on 15th January 2019) The idea for the fund came about in the year following Tim’s passing, back in December 2015. One of Tim’s fellow elders at Beechwood Chapel realised that there was potential to leave a lasting legacy of one of Tim’s greatest...

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