events & workshops

Sikunye Events and Workshops

the church & early life

If you are new to Sikunye, this event will help you see the connection between the First Thousand Days (FTD) of a child’s life, what the Bible says, and the role of the local church. This is like an ‘open day’ for you to meet Sikunye team members and understand the big idea.

how to be 'FTD-friendly' workshop

For church leaders who have committed to supporting families but have not yet started. We help you to better understand what your church can be doing and what some of your next steps are in supporting families.

khathalela training

Supportive relationships are powerful in building up caregivers. This is a practical training equipping you to form these kinds of relationship with caregivers, and to share key messages with them – ensuring that important information and skills are being used to grow baby’s full potential

practical workshops

Regularly, Sikunye provides practical training on how to run various FTD-friendly activities in your church. Choose which session is most useful to you in your context.

planning and reviewing workshops

For churches who have been putting their First Thousand Day-friendly plans into action and want a refresher on what they can do next.

home-visiting training

Through five nights of training, you will be equipped to practically journey with and support moms by visiting them in their homes.

and check-ins

Pastors, team leaders and congregants are part of a bigger network. We host coaching sessions to learn from, encourage and pray for each other.

the Sikunye gathering

We join together online to be inspired, strengthened and reminded of the importance of investing in young families.

thought leadership

Families in South Africa face a range of big issues and Sikunye hosts a range of expert speakers to help show how the local church can play its unique part.

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