At Kardinia Church we facilitate many different types of short courses, including the Alpha and Careforce ranges. These courses are designed to give you solid, practical and life-changing teaching. Our aim is to see each person empowered to be all that they can be, whether in your personal life, marriage or as a parent. You will develop the skills and strategies you need to impact your world under the guidance of proven and experienced leaders.
The free CAP Budgeting course enables people to better handle their money. It teaches budgeting skills based on the cash-based money management system that really works. This course has universal appeal and helps anyone get more control of their finances and prevent financial crises. Whether you’re struggling financially or not, this is a unique opportunity to find help with some basic financial principles with practical tools to help direct you toward financial freedom.
The Alpha Course provides a safe environment for people to explore the meaning of life. The supportive environment allows people to explore their beliefs and values, and to have conversations with others.
Participants will form new friendships, be inspired to make positive changes in their lives, and will develop a greater understanding of the Christian faith and discover how they can have relationship with God.
The Alpha Course is for anyone from any background, religion and viewpoints. Questions are encouraged, and no question is too simple or complex! Such as, “Is there a God?” “Why am I here?” “Where did I come from?” “Where am I going?” Everyone is welcome and food is provided!
Are you a parent of a child aged 0-10 years? Have you wondered how to build strong foundations for your children? How to set boundaries, and meet their ever changing needs? Or have you wondered how to have a healthy long-term relationship with your children?
If you answered yes to any of those questions, then the Parenting Course could benefit you! Over 5 sessions, Nicky and Sila Lee present to the group via DVD, which is followed by facilitated discussion, where the content of the DVD, strategies and parenting issues are discussed in a friendly and confidential setting. Insights and experiences of others can always be helpful!
Everyone is welcome and food is provided!
The Marriage Couse is open to any married couple (or cohabitating couple), those with a Christian faith or without, whether you have been together for 1 year or 61 years, anyone who would like to deepen their relationship by learning tools required to build a strong healthy marriage.
Topics that will be covered over 7 weeks will be, how to recognise each other’s needs, the art of communication, resolving conflict, how to relate to parents and in-laws, good sex as well as love in action.
There is no group discussion and no obligation to disclose to others about your relationship other than with your partner.
Everyone is welcome and food is provided!
Everyone needs to understand the power of our internal cry for acceptance, value and belonging. Everyone needs to understand the cause of our most basic struggles and find a solution to them.
Without insight and answers, people are likely to reach for inadequate and destructive patterns of behaviour to address feelings of low self-esteem, inadequacy, emptiness and insecurity. This program identifies the cause of so many human tensions and introduces participants to the healing power of truth, in a caring and safe environment.
This program (comprising 10 sessions) can also be a great follow on from the Alpha Course.
Everyone from any background and faith is welcome.
Every woman carries with her the strengths and weaknesses of her background. She carries the legacy of her past into all areas of her life; family, work, church and friendships.
Woman to Woman is for single and married women who are seeking to identify what are healthy relationships and healthy responses to life’s challenges.
This program will provide strategies and skills for women to take responsibility for making positive and lasting changes in their life.
Free yourself from the past, embrace life and invest in a better future.
Developing and maintaining a healthy sexuality is every man’s battle. This program is designed to fortify and restore the moral and spiritual integrity of men. Men will learn the skills necessary to handle the pressure of male sexuality, so that they are successful in every area of their life, including working towards becoming better at having healthier relationships with women.
Valiant Man challenges all men from 17 years upwards, both single and married, to fight for their own personal, moral and spiritual vitality and help other men fight for theirs.