Sports Chaplaincy Training

2024 Online Training Dates
Each cohort journeys together through the course through attending online meetings and discussions during the period of the course. Online meetings and discussions give trainees opportunity to meet others in the course, encourage one another and share learnings. Working together each cohort has 3 months to complete the course.

Expressions of interest are being taken for the 2024 training cohorts.

Cohort 1 starts: 19 February 2024
(expressions of interest closing 12 February 2024)

The online course fee is $50, payable at start of the course.​​​​​​​

2023 Workshop Dates

Rotorua: 11 November 2023
Venue: Living Well Church, 47 Biak Street, Rotorua
8:30am to 4:30pm

Cambridge: 14 November 2023
Venue: Cambridge Baptist Church, 58 Queen Street, Cambridge
​8:30am to 4:30pm​​​​​​​

Sports Sunday 2024
Each year, Sports Chaplaincy New Zealand collaborates with Global Sports Sunday - a call for churches to express God’s love for people in sport through prayer/karakia.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Inspirational Reflections

These reflections have been written with the aim of encouraging people to find more than just sporting success in this life. Written inhouse, these reflections are built upon the wisdom found in the Word of God, and are released every two weeks.

​​​​​​Positive Initiatives in New Zealand Sport

Balance is Better

We applaud Sport New Zealand's initiative 'Balance is Better' that is advocating for balance in youth sport.  You can visit the Balance is Better website using the link below and sign up to receive information on the benefits to youth for having balance in the sport they play, the emphasis on high performance and the amount of training.

New Zealand Rugby League's 'The Kiwi Way' 

New Zealand Rugby League are promoting wellbeing among its players, coaches and whanau through its wellbeing model, 'The Kiwi Way'. A discussion between former league players Ali Lauitiiti, Sione Faumuina, NZRL Wellbeing Manager Carmen Taplin and Pastor Cliff Thompson is on our Facebook page.

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