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New sets of Training Notes uploaded

2nd December 2019

Two new sets of Training Notes have just been added to the Resources section of the website. One deals with how people behave when in groups, the other looks at what St Mark's Gospel can teach us about leadership.
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Diocese of Portsmouth

19th November 2019

Here are the notes in pdf for today's training for clergy. You are  welcome to view, print or download them.

Diocese of Gloucester Mission & Ministry Department

12th November 2019

Here are the notes in pdf for today's training for officers and administrators. You are  welcome to view, print or download them.

Edmonton Area POT training day

31st October 2019

Here are the notes in pdf for today's training for Years 2 & 3 Curates in the Edmonton Area of London Diocese. You are  welcome to view, print or download them.

Minister and Administrator partnership day for Gloucester Diocese

10th October 2019

Here are the notes in pdf for today's training for Ministers and their Administrators together. You are  welcome to view, print or download them.

Diocese of London Curates' evening

8th October 2019

Here are the notes in pdf for this evening's training for curates on planning and priorities. You are  welcome to view, print or download them.

St Edmund's Church, Crickhowell training day

5th October 2019

Here are the notes in pdf for today's training event on vision for St Edmund's Church, Crickhowell. Those who came to the session are welcome to view, print or download them.

New resources uploaded today

30th September 2019

There's a new article and a new set of training notes on the website from today. The article (A46) looks at church management by considering the manager as a steward, care-taker and deacon. The training notes (TN118) urge churches to define the purposes of any business meeting.
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Croydon Episcopal Area Lay Conference handout

14th September 2019

Here are the notes in pdf for today's workshops at the Croydon Episcopal Area lay conference at Redhill. Those who came to the session are welcome to print or file them.

Training workshop pdfs to be published

9th September 2019

Starting this autumn, several of the training workshops I run will have their handbook uploaded to this website so that those who come to the event can access it on the day.
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You have been invaluable to me throughout my first incumbency. You seemed to have something to say to each problem I encountered in the parish! 
A vicar now in chaplaincy in a Twitter DM - November 2019