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The need to read

Kieran Murphy | 22nd December 2017

I was a late comer to reading, as a child I would rather run around, climb, watch a film, pretty much do anything other than read. It was during my year of travel that I found the joy of reading. Once I was away from the general distractions of life, I was faced with more time than I had ever had and not much to fill it. Enter a book given to me b

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Kieran Murphy | 4th November 2017

Influence is something that we all have, maybe a little, maybe a lot, but you still have some. Influence is something I am very passionate about, you have the ability to change and impact the life of those around you either for the better or the worse. Let’s assume it’s for the better ;) Martin Luther King Jr, Graham, Granddad, Tim & Richard t

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Ambassadors progress

Helen Bainbridge | 13th July 2017

Phase are been incredibly blessed to have an amazing team of volunteers, not to mention our young leaders. In January, we began piloting the Phase Ambassadors Programme to recognise these wonderful young people, to give them training and experience and to better involve them in what we do. As I talked about in the blog post introducing the program

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Phase Ambassadors

Helen Bainbridge | 29th November 2016

Who has invested the most in you? Can you think of someone who saw potential in you, who took time and effort to help you grow? Is there someone you can think of who was instrumental in helping you achieve? For me, it was my church youth leaders and my Guiders. From the age of ten or eleven I was helping in the crèche at church, and I was a Pack L

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Growing up with Phase

Molly Rackham | 10th November 2016

I have known and had connections with Phase for the last 6 years through ‘It’s your move’ workshops, Holding Nothing back, Time trek, school assemblies, Westbrook, after school club and so much more. But in this last year I have been working much more closely with the team. In September 2015 I became the Phase Publicity Intern (which is a very fan

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Fuel - leaders training

Kieran Murphy | 27th May 2016

For the past 6 years Phase, Urban Saints and the Forum run a free leaders training evening called Fuel. Over this time Fuel trained nearly 500 leaders working with children and young people across Herts, Beds and Bucks. Fuel training continues to cover a wide range and variety of topics so that leaders feel educated, equipped and sustained in thei

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Forum Leaders BBQ

Kieran Murphy | 31st March 2016

Forum leaders BBQ Tuesday 17th May 7:30pm - 9:30pm The Forum is the collection of youth and children’s workers from across the churches in Hitchin. We meet on a regular basis for fellowship, prayer and to plan joint activities to enrich the faith journey of children and young people in our town. Why not join us for a fun evening, with good food, gr

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Holding Nothing Back

Molly Rackham | 25th February 2016

Since starting out at Hitchin Girls' School we have always gone to the Holding Nothing Back lunchtime group. It was always really nice to see familiar faces each week especially when there are another 1000 students who are all older and taller than you. Holding Nothing Back allows us to explore our faith not only on a Sunday. It's such a relaxed an

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