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Church trustees are responsible for the staff they employ

2nd April 2021

'Many church Trustees fail to appreciate the responsibility they carry for the selection, employment and management of their staff.' This situation is addressed in Training Notes TN130, Appoint a 'Staff Action Group', just uploaded to this website.
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New training aid for all lesson readers

1st February 2021

Published in the Resources section of the website today is a new training aid for all who read the Bible to the congregation in church services. Article A49, How to read the Bible out loud, enables any church to run its own training session. Sixteen hand-out sheets are also provided for participants.
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Advice for church staff meetings published

1st December 2020

One of the two new sets of Training Notes uploaded yesterday offers advice on how to conduct church staff meetings. Many staff members are frustrated at how these meetings are run and the Notes provide a case study to demonstrate some of the common problems.
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Diocese of Portsmouth Minister/Administrator event

Material for 17th November 2020

Here is the handbook for the event next Tuesday. We shall work through these pages in our two morning sessions. The second file has notes to explain how the Zoom breakout rooms will work.

Administrator advice for the small church

28th September 2020

A new set of Training Notes has been uploaded to the Resources section of this website today. The small-church administrator shows how a typical Church Administrator appointment might be adapted for a small church.
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Small group organisation - choices you can make

3rd August 2020

Detailed advice for reviewing or setting up a small group structure in your church has been published today. Organising your small groups - Choices to be made is the title of Article A48, just added to the Resources section of this website.
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creative organisation for effective christian ministry

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You have made what could have been a challenging process a pleasure.
A church leader at the end of a major consultancy - December 2020