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MediaLit 17

(21 February 2017)

CODEC will be holding its eighth MediaLit training course from Monday, 12 June to Friday, 16 June 2017 exploring Christian ministry, communications and the media, with a special emphasis on digital culture.

What is MediaLit?
A five-day training course at St John's College, Durham University offering the very best of theological reflection, academic interaction and practical training on digital culture, communications and media for those engaged in Christian ministry at any level.

MediaLit is open to anyone interested in engaging with the media – mass media, broadcast media, social media, and community media. It’s about getting you equipped to share good news with your community.
Previous MediaLit courses, held annually since 2010, have been greatly valued by the participants – ministerial students/ordinands, ministers, media professionals, diocesan and district communications officers. Feedback received includes:

  • Excellent quality of teaching from both in-house and external speakers; relevant and current experience. Well structured. Inspirational speakers.
  • I would strongly recommend the MediaLit course to everyone in leadership, including those in churches and business. This course is essential in engaging important messages in an age of ever-changing communication techniques.

Come along and add your voice to the conversation.
Our confirmed speakers include:

Kate Bruce, CODEC Fellow in Preaching, Deputy Warden, Cranmer Hall
David Ford, CODEC Fellow in Digital Theology
Josh Mann, CODEC Fellow in Biblical Literacy
Karen O'Donnell, CODEC Fellow in Digital Pedagogy
Peter Phillips, CODEC Director
Andrew Byers, Free Church Tutor, Cranmer Hall
Jim Craig, Chaplain to Guy's Campus, King's College London.
Anna Drew, Director of Communications, Diocese of Canterbury
Talitha Proud, Digital Media Officer, Church of England Communications Office
Simon Rundell, Parish Priest in the Diocese of Exeter, (Self Appointed) Apostle to the Interweb
Anna Norman-Walker, Canon Chancellor to Exeter Cathedral

WHEN: Monday, 12 June to Friday, 16 June 2017 
(Full days Monday to Thursday, 8.30am to 8.30pm, half day Friday 8.30am to 2pm)
WHERE: St John's College, Durham DH1 3RJ
COST: £350 including lunch and evening meal, refreshments, and teaching. Discretionary discounts are available for those who are ordained (£300) or unwaged (£200)
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