UST Summer School 2020

We are very pleased to announce our UST Summer School for 2020. The programme will include lectures, seminars and discussions on a variety of topics related to church ministry.

We are very pleased to announce our UST Summer School for 2020. The programme will include lectures, seminars and discussions on a variety of topics related to church ministry. Topics will include pastoral care, personal evangelism, worship, and leadership.

The week is especially designed to serve UST students and alumni, church leaders and those wishing to be equipped to serve the church in these areas.

Those wanting to attend are welcome to join for the whole week or any number of individual days. There will be limited on-site shared accommodation available, which will include meals. Bridgend also offers alternative accommodation nearby to the campus.


  • Monday - Building communities that care - Helen Thorne
  • Tuesday - Worship in the local church - Nathan Fellingham
  • Wednesday – Personal evangelism - Glen Scrivener
  • Thursday - A pastoral approach to suffering – Paul Mallard
  • Friday - Personal Leadership – Hugo Heij


Helen Thorne

Helen Thorne is a freelance speaker and counsellor, and a trustee of Biblical Counselling UK. She is the author of several books, including Walking with Domestic Abuse Sufferers, Purity is Possible and Real Change and attends Dundonald Church, Wimbledon where she is involved in international work and pastoral care.

Nathan Fellingham

Nathan Fellingham is a highly experienced musician. He was a founder member of the UK band Phatfish, and has played for many worship leaders including Stuart Townend and Matt Redman. He and his wife Lou Fellingham continue to write songs and record for the Integrity Music label and regularly serve in their local church Emmanuel, in Brighton. As a songwriter his most notable works are Lift up His Name (Holy Holy) and There is a Day, and he also encourages new songwriters and musicians through his publishing and record company called Freedom Sounds. He is currently studying for a Masters in Theology with Union.

Glen Scrivener

Glen is director of Speak Life, an evangelistic charity which has been preaching and broadcasting good news for 67 years. Glen is Emma's husband and Ruby and JJ's dad. He's the author of many books including 321: The Story of God, the World and You and Reading Between the Lines.

Paul Mallard

Paul has served as pastor in three churches over the last 35 years. For three years he was the President of the FIEC. He has been involved in a variety of ministerial training schemes and has also been engaged in pastoring pastors. For the last twenty years Paul and his wife Edrie have had to live with Edrie’s serious neurological degenerative disease. This has shaped their ministry and it has proved God’s faithfulness. He has written two books. Invest Your Suffering seeks to bring biblical encouragement out of their experience of chronic illness. Staying Fresh addresses the important subject of maintaining spiritual vitality in a busy and demanding world.

Hugo Heij

Hugo is a former Ports & Shipping Executive who has worked in various European countries. Hugo is Dutch born, and has a broad portfolio of education, training and experience. After a successful career he decided to turn his focus to helping other organisations developing their teams. His passion for personal growth and team development have made him a successful presenter, delivering seminars and keynotes that are described as “inspiring”, “thought provoking” and “insightful”. Besides his ‘work’, Hugo serves as an Elder of Chelmsford Presbyterian Church, as a lay preacher for Daylight Christian Prison Trust and contributes in various ways to other churches and charitable organisations. He lives in Chelmsford with his wife Renate and three daughters, Iris, Marloes & Laura.


Monday 18th to Friday 22nd May 2020 at Union Campus, Bryntirion, Bridgend

The programme on each day will run from 9:30-16:30

For any questions, please email

Day ticket: £25

Week ticket – sessions & lunch only: £95

Week ticket – sessions, shared accommodation & meals: £175

Tickets should be booked in advance and are available here