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These are bimonthly emails sent to those who have asked to come on to the mailing list and to UCAN members. They announce the arrival of new items in the main Resources pages of this website where there are now over 140 different Articles or sets of Training Notes, all available without charge.

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Resources e-letter 17:3 - June 2017

The latest e-letter provides an outline of a new double-article just uploaded to the website. A40 and A41, Going deeper into meetings, is designed to help churches wanting to go beyond the  basics to create effective business gatherings.
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Resources e-letter 17:2 - April 2017

The latest e-letter gives news of two new sets of Training Notes just uploaded. TN99, Social media+ guidelines, is designed to help churches just getting to grips with social media and digital communication. TN100, Why some offer, why some don't, gives 12 reasons why people volunteer in churches and another 12 why some do not.
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Resources e-letter 17:1 - February 2017

This includes a synopsis of Article A39 giving a template for a Church Communications Plan, an explanation of the subject index pages on the website, and details of forthcoming Area Training Days for those who work as Church Administrators.
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Resources e-letter 16:6 - December 2016

There are outlines here of the latest sets of Training Notes to be uploaded. TN97, How to minute a meeting, and TN98, An outline Church Financial Policy, plus news of a site development to make it more secure.
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Resources e-letter 16:5 - October 2016

In this issue there is news of two new sets of Training Notes covering exit interviews and the idea of courtesy in churches, plus news of the next UCAN Cutting Edge conference and Area Training Day.
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Resources e-letter 16:4 - August 2016

Here is news of a major new Article A38, Appointing an Operations Manager - or reviewing an existing post, and a listing of other items on the website relevant to staff employment.
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Resources e-letter 16:3 - June 2016

In this issue there are details of the new Training Notes TN94, Becoming self-aware, and information about items that have recently been updated.
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Resources e-letter 16:2 - April 2016

There is news of two new sets of Training Notes. TN92, How genuine are your GORs?, examines the exemptions for employing Christians in the Employment Act 2010 and TN93, And now for the notices, shows you how to give out spoken notices in services.
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Resources e-letter 16:1 - February 2016

Here is news of a major new Article in two parts. A36 & A37, Sorting out the study, are designed primarily for Ministers working from home but the principles can be applied just as well to all church and mission staff working from home or office base.
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Resources e-letter 15:6 - December 2015

Two new sets of Training Notes are profiled in this issue. TN90, Put someone in charge, argues the case for giving certain church members responsibility for wide areas of ministry. TN91, An MOT for disciples of Jesus, take the idea of review or appraisal and applies it to us all as disciples.
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Once again, another brilliant article that will be invaluable to our church.

Email received after Article A39 uploaded - February 2017