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FICO Autumn Conference - THE POWER OF TELLING YOUR STORY and our 20th Anniv...

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St Martin in the Fields

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WC2N 4JJ

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10.00 am - Assemble: coffee and biscuits provided

10.30 am - Welcome and introductions:

Rev Patricia Rogers – Chair FICO

10.45 am - Session 1: The Power of Telling Your Story

Rev Dr Sam Wells, Vicar of St Martin-in-the Fields
Revd Dr Sam Wells is Vicar of St Martin-in-the-Fields. He has served as a parish priest for 18 years – 10 of those in urban priority areas. He also spent 7 years in North Carolina where he was Dean of Duke University Chapel. Sam is also Visiting Professor of Christian Ethics at King’s College and he has published 27 books.

11.30 am - Coffee break

11.45am - Session 1 continued: The Power of Telling Your Story

Rob Woods, Trainer and Coach, Bright Spot Fundraising
Rob is an award-winning trainer and the author of several fundraising books including The Fundraiser Who Wanted More. He has spent more than 17 years in fundraising. As an independent coach and trainer for 12 years, he has helped more than 10,000 fundraisers and directors. His clients include Oxford University, Save the Children and UNICEF UK.

12.30 pm - FICO AGM - Agenda to be tabled on the day

Eileen Hammond – Founder of FICO
Why FICO was founded, its purpose and how it is fulfilled by what we do.

1.00pm - Sandwich and salad lunch provided

1.45 pm - Session 2: The story of Kingsley Hall

Chris Kapnisis, Director of Kingsley Hall
Chris will tell the story of the Hall, its long-term mission and the current fundraising campaign for regeneration.

2.15 pm

Session 3: What’s your story? – Sharing Session and discussion groups

3.00 pm - Tea break

3.15 pm - Session 3: What’s your story? – Sharing Session and discussion groups (continued..)

4.00 pm - Close

Networking is an important and valuable part of these events, so please share business cards.

Revd Dr Sam Wells is Vicar of St Martin-in-the-Fields. He has served as a parish priest for 18 years – 10 of those in urban priority areas. He also spent 7 years in North Carolina where he was Dean of Duke University Chapel. Sam is also Visiting Professor of Christian Ethics at King’s College and he has published 27 books.

Rob Woods is an award-winning trainer and the author of several fundraising books including The Fundraiser Who Wanted More. He has spent more than 17 years in fundraising. As an independent coach and trainer for 12 years, he has helped more than 10,000 fundraisers and directors. His clients include Oxford University, Save the Children and UNICEF UK

Eileen Hammond, Founder of FICO will also give a short address

It’s the 20th Anniversary since FICO was formed in 1997, as a forum for fundraisers working in Christian organisations. Today there are over 500 individuals and organisations linked to FICO through our various meetings and training events. FICO has no denominational affiliations and membership is open to all fundraisers working in Christian organisations, whether on a paid or voluntary basis.
We are very much a member led group and constantly seek feedback and input to the programme content.

Charles Gibbs Bursary Award
If you are a fundraiser in a Christian organisation looking to develop your career by gaining a professional qualification, you could be eligible for the Charles Gibbs bursary, which offers £500 to enable an individual to further their professional fundraising development and enhance the work of their Christian organisation. The closing date is 30th September 2017. Here’s the link - http://www.institute-of-fundraising.org.uk/groups/sig-fundraisers-in-christian-organisations/bursaries/


FURTHER DETAILS AND CONTACT INFORMATION

Jim Gilbourne
Email: jim@missionhousing.org.uk
Telephone: 020 8318 4432

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