About Us

Our objectives

To advance the use of British Sign Language in Christian settings and to promote and enable full participation in the Christian faith of people who use British Sign Language.

We offer training whatever your needs

Signs of God training is highly respected in the Christian arena, among BSL tutors and in the interpreting profession.  We offer high quality training at affordable prices.  We welcome Deaf and hearing people to participate in all our training.  Contact us to find out more about the possibility of Signs of God training in your area.

Day Events:

Open to anyone, with any level or sign language skills, or none!   Held anywhere in the UK at the request of a church or local group. Simply contact us if you would like a Signs of God Day Workshop in your area. Click here to find out if there are upcoming Day Workshop events near you: Events Listings


Residential Workshops:

24 hours or a few days spend focused on a particular area.  In the past these have included Liturgy, Christmas, Hymns & Songs and Advanced BSL.  Open to those with functional BSL.  Held entirely in sign language, so a chance to experience immersion in a sign language environment for a short time.


Summer School:

Summer School is held every two years and is the highlight of our calendar!   A week of intensive learning to improve your skills in using sign language in Christian settings.  Including opportunities for detailed individual feedback. 

Summer School is open to anyone who has signing ability of BSL Level 1 and above.

Summer School 2018Summer School 2021

Our next Summer School was held Monday 14th - Sunday 20 August 2023 at The Hayes Conference Centre, Swanwick, Derbyshire

Not sure what to expect, check out this video with testimonies from Summer School 2021 it will give you a taste of what is to come.  Join our mailing list to receive updates as and when they become available.

Professional Training:

We offer training for professional sign language interpreters working in a religious setting: For example weddings funerals and baptisms, working with frozen texts, religious language, for any groups who request it. We can tailor this training to the needs of your group of professionals.  If you would like a Signs of God training event in your area, please contact us.


Our current trustees are Sarah DM Tupling (Chairperson), Trudy Field, Dawn Lynch, Hannah Robinson, Paul Pryce-Jones, Mary Whittaker, Gill Behenna and Shaunett Harris.

The Trustees can be contacted by emailing admin@signsofgod.org.uk  subject:Trustees

Signs of God is managed entirely by volunteers.  We try to respond to emails as quickly as possible, but please be patient if there is a delay. 

You can contact Signs of God by clicking on the link on this page, or by writing to us at:
Signs of God, 61 Bridge Street, Kington HR5 3DJ