Diocesan Support and Resources
We are involved in hundreds of different ways in the work of the Church in the diocese.
We have Officers and Administrative staff to help those involved in church work and provide resources to support work in parishes and communities in the area.
This page is designed to help you find the help and resources that we can provide.
At the parish treasurers meeting, two presentations were given. These are available to view:
Find out more on the Parishes Resources website which helps in areas such as Giving for Life, Gift Aid, funding guides and registering PCCs as charities.
Down load the budget consultation document here >>>>Budget Consultation 2012a
Options for Changes to Clergy Pension Scheme - Read the Clergy Pensions Task Force Report Supplement giving their specific examples of how the proposals would affect the pensions of clergy of different ages and lengths of service.
Maintaining a church involves a range of different tasks from Health and Safety issues to insurance to repairing the roof. Churchwardens may find www.churchcare.co.uk a useful source of information.
Read more about Open church
NEW: CLAS Occasional Events checklist (pdf).
The Standing orders for Diocesan and Deanery Synod are available for download:- Diocesan Synod Standing Orders
Latest information on General Synod is available from: www.cofe.anglican.org/about/gensynod
The diocesan calendar lists all known meetings happening across the diocese.