Greening our Preaching

Any preachers, lay or ordained, are invited to develop their preaching about environmental concerns at this training morning. We’ll be hearing from Ruth Newton, parish priest of a Silver Eco-ChurchContinue reading

Into Incumbency: ABCD

Asset Based Community Development encourages good practice for churches engaging with local communities.  The ABCD approach resonates with the Christian understanding of ‘mission dei’ – finding out what God is doing and joiningContinue reading

Quiet Day

Our termly Quiet Days are for anyone involved with parish ministry; we particularly encourage clergy to depart from their usual busyness to have some quality time for themselves with God. TheseContinue reading

Transforming Conversations

Transforming Conversations is for anyone who wants to have more effective conversations with colleagues or parishioners. Coaching skills are useful in a variety of conversations where we want to nurtureContinue reading

Responding to Growth: The ‘Coming Home’ Report

On 21 February, the Archbishops Commission on Housing, Church and Community released a bold new vision for housing and community – ‘Coming Home’. The report presents a profound challenge to the Church of England along with other groups, including the government and developers, to tackle the housing crisis.

We have brought together a panel of some of the key thinkers in this report and the Church’s Housing strategy going forward to explain the implications of the report and answer your questions.

Into Incumbency: Eco Church

Eco Church is a tool to enable us to engage well with environmental concerns, working under the five headings of worship and teaching; buildings; land, community and global; and lifestyle. Continue reading

Transforming Conversations

Transforming Conversations is for anyone who wants to have more effective conversations with colleagues or parishioners. Coaching skills are useful in a variety of conversations where we want to nurtureContinue reading