How Does WTC Serve Church Leaders?
WTC’s vision is to serve the local church. We do this by partnering with church leaders and networks around the UK and in Sweden to deliver life-giving theology in the presence and power of the Spirit, to equip and send the whole people of God.
Our closest partnerships are with our Hubs, and our Hub churches and Ashburnham Place are at the core of WTC and how it functions. As well as serving as the location for a WTC Hub where all our students from that region gather weekly, the Hub partners act as advocates and champions of WTC within their churches/centres, among their networks, and in the area. Each of our Hubs brings something unique to the makeup of WTC, and at the heart of the partnership is a shared vision for educating and training the church, resourcing a region, and building up the body of Christ.
Our partnerships are rooted in friendship and shared values with church leaders. We see our collective task as building Kingdom initiatives and ministries through and with the local church, and we have the enjoyment of working together to make this happen.
There are multiple ways in which partnering with WTC benefits a church, centre, or group of churches that act as the Hub. First, it puts education and training for all at the heart of church and helps to build a culture where every member of the church is able to access life-giving theology; this equips everyone who studies with greater confidence for mission and discipleship. Second, it gives those in leadership the opportunity to train their upcoming church leaders in a context that will strengthen their faith, build their knowledge, and equip them with skills for leadership, teaching, and training others. Third, it enables churches with the vision to be resourcing churches for their regions.
One of the great advantages for churches is that all our courses are part-time, so our students can learn around their other commitments and stay rooted in their churches throughout their studies.
We offer a BA and an MA course in Kingdom Theology, and two diplomas – a CertHE for those who haven’t been in tertiary education and a Graduate Diploma for those with degrees in subjects other than Theology. From September 2019, we are excited to be offering two additional vocational Grad Dips (training courses) in Kingdom Theology & Student Ministry and in Church Planting & Leadership. To find out more about these here.
What Our Partners Say
VIDEO: Paul Harcourt, Vicar at All Saints Woodford Wells, WTC North East London Hub, New Wine National Leader:
VIDEO : Anthony Delaney, Senior Leader, Ivy Church Network, WTC Manchester Hub, Speaker, Author, and Broadcaster:
VIDEO : Nick Hoult, WTC MA Graduate, Church Planter, Birmingham:
Why host a WTC Hub?
VIDEO : Matt Dobson, Hub Director, WTC Bristol Hub:
We have quite a number of church leaders who are also students. If you are interested in studying yourself, please do give us a ring, or drop us an email to discuss which course would be suitable for you.
If you are interested in finding out more about becoming a Hub, please contact Janey Lawry-White on
If you would like to speak to a member of the Executive Team, please contact them through their individual email addresses on our People Pages.
Visiting one of our existing Hubs or joining us for a day at one of our two annual Residentials is the best way to find out for yourself what WTC is like. Past visitors frequently remark that they thought they knew what they’d find, but joining us for a Visitors’ Day gave them a whole new perspective on WTC! If you would like to visit a Hub night or Residential, please contact Joe Bent on
Stay Connected and Use Our Resources
We love to bless the church as much as we can and, to this end, we’ve created a range of resources for small groups, churches, and individuals to add to the teaching programme throughout the year. Please take a look through our content on WTCResource where you’ll find some free and some low cost resources to help you equip your congregation.
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