EMBA Ministers' Conference

The EMBA Ministers’ Conference is held every year in February for three days (two nights), typically Wednesday afternoon through to Friday lunchtime. All EMBA ministers are welcome to attend the Ministers’ Conference, including students, retirees and chaplains.


8th-10th February

The Hayes Conference Centre, Swanwick, Derbyshire

Rev. Dr. Kate Colman

Keynote Speaker

Kate is the Founding Director of Next Leadership.  She has 35 years of leadership experience in the church, charity, voluntary and business sectors, and is a mentor and coach to leaders from diverse sectors, backgrounds and communities.  Kate was the first black woman Baptist minster in the UK and has been recognised as one of the 20 most influential Christian women leaders in the country.

She is a certified Stakeholder Centred Coach and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (FRSA).  In 2021 Kate was recognised as one of the top 25 Women Racial Justice Champions in Britain and Ireland.



If you have any questions regarding the conference, please contact Revd Gill Isterling (Conference Coordinator) on 07896 161 830.

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Future Dates

2024 Conference: 14-16 February

Speaker: Revd Dr Helen Paynter

Helen is the founding director of Bristol Baptist College’s Centre for the Study of Bible and Violence and Coordinator of Theological Education.