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EVENING IGNITE@River is a one year training programme based at River Church, Thames Valley giving men and women of all ages and backgrounds the opportunity to encounter God's passion for humanity. It will transform who you are as a person, empowering you to walk into your calling with greater confidence and authority in order to bring transformation into churches, businesses, cities and even nations.  You will be  inspired by powerful teaching and given exposure to exciting kingdom opportunities including church planting. 

IGNITE@River is part of a nationwide training initiative of the Pioneer Network. It is currently held in 8 locations around the UK and is growing rapidly, helped by the Pioneer Connexion with the Methodist Church There are plans for more IGNITEs not only in this nation but abroad.

IGNITE will:

  • INSPIRE Understanding – believing GOD IS who He says that He is
  • TRANSFORM Character – believing I AM who God says that I am
  • RELEASE Spiritual Authority – believing WE CAN do what God says we can do
This is achieved through training, mentoring and ministry opportunities.

The programme for 2016/2017

The training takes place on  Wednesdays (7.00 - 10.00pm) each week and runs over three terms with a 'Reading Week' in the middle of each term. For those coming straight from work or to just to have an informal time with fellow students there will be soup, rolls and refreshments served at 6.30pm. It  will cover the key teaching and impart the values of the day IGNITE programme.

There will also be 'revival trips' on several Saturdays where we will visit locations where God has moved powerfully in the past e.g.  Moriah Chapel and the Welsh Revival.
There are also opportunities for development available e.g. Kairos Cross Cultural missions course and HeartLife.  At times you will be able to join the day IGNITE students in some of their activities.
The dates are as follows:
  • Term 1: 14 September 2016 - 7 December 2016 inclusive
    Reading Week - 26 October 2016
  • Term 2: 11 January 2017 - 22 March 2017 inclusive
    Reading Week - 15 February 2017
  • Term 3: 26 April 2017 - 5 July 2017 inclusive
    Reading week - 31 May 2017
Course Fees  - The cost of the course is £350 for the whole year. You are required to pay a deposit of £35. The balance can either be paid up front or by a monthly standing order for £35 over 9 months. River Church's bank details can be found on the application form.

Ministry Opportunity - Students will be encouraged to serve and put into practice what they have learnt in the training. Experience has shown this is the key to helping us grow in our unique gifts and calling.

Mentoring - Formal mentoring is not a part of Evening IGNITE, but students will be encouraged to form peer-to-peer mentoring relationships.

Reading Weeks - These coincide with school half term breaks and allow an opportunity to read the recommended books (one per half term). For each book, students will be required to write a short review which will be discussed in a group and handed in to one of the team.

Location of Training - The training will be at The Windsor Hall, Ruddlesway, Windsor SL4 5SJ

Applications need to be submitted by 5th September 2016.
If you have any other questions please email us