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These are bimonthly emails sent to those who have asked to come on to the mailing list. They announce the arrival of new items in the main Resources pages of this website where there are now over 200 different Articles, sets of Training Notes and Health-checks, all available without charge.

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Resources e-letter 22:5 - October 2022

The new e-letter offers a synopsis of two new sets of Training Notes. The first, TN141, covers a church council 'Code of Conduct'. The second, TN 142 considers church culture and its link with its values by considering two lists of relationships.
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Resources e-letter 22:4 - August 2022

A major new article that is a bit different this time: the story of the UK Church Administrator Network (UCAN) from 1981 through to 2017. Article A53, The UCAN story, explains how UCAN reached its position today as an independent organisation. There is also a listing of all resources on self-management.
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Resources e-letter 22:3 - June 2022

We have now reached the 200 different resources mark! The site holds 52 Articles, 140 Training Notes and 9 Health-check items. This issue gives details of the latest two Training Notes. TN139 on mobilising church workers into teams, and TN140 on what to include in a business plan for a new mission agency or church venture.
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Resources e-letter 22:2 - April 2022

Here is news of the two latest sets of Training Notes to be uploaded. TN137, The message of your people, looks at what congregations may communicate to those who live near their church building. TN138, Categories for church operations, is a more specialist paper for church Operations Managers and Administrators. There is also a listing of all uploads for the past year plus.
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Resources e-letter 22:1 - February 2022

The second DIY training aid has just been uploaded to the site and this is featured in this issue of Resources e-letter. Article A52, How to run a church vision day, offers content for a trainer-led day plus hand-out sheets for everyone. This issue also includes a list of resources on the topic of communication by print.
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Resources e-letter 21:6 - December 2021

This time there is news of two new sets of Training Notes: TN135, How to conduct a disability audit, and TN136, Restructure your committees. There is also a complete listing of website resources on principles of planning ahead.
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Resources e-letter 21:5 - October 2021

Here is news of the latest upload to the site: Article A51, The 'To Do Diary' guide - how to use this simple tool. This is followed by a complete listing of all resources relating to church meetings.
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Resources e-letter 21:4 - August 2021

This issue has news of two new sets of Training Notes: TN133, Planning the next step, and TN134, Integrate your newcomers. There are also details of some major revisions to other resources on the website.
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Resources e-letter 21:3 - June 2021

Just uploaded: both a new Article and a new set of Training Notes. Article A20,The patronage process as drama, provides a guide for C of E Patrons and their PCCs on how the system works from the Patron's angle. Training Notes TN132, What you look for in your Minister, has ten points perceptive church members tell me they long to find in the Minister of their church.
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Resources e-letter 21:2 - April 2021

There are two new sets of Training Notes: TN130, Appoint a 'Staff Action Group', and TN131, Helpful handover documents. There is also a listing of all items on church staffs in the Resources section of the website.
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