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St Albans IME2 handbook available

13th July 2019

Those who came to today's training event for IME2 in St Albans Diocese can access a pdf of the printed notes on this page (click red heading for the link). The notes represent a cut-down version of one type of full day training on self- and desk-management.
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Booking for the autumn is open

2nd July 2019

My July diary is just about full but I am now booking consultancy and other assignments for September onwards. July is a good time to be considering the possibility of my working with you in some way, rather than leaving it until the autumn when I may not have dates available. This also applies, in particular, to Saturday training events.
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Team leaders offered practical help

1st June 2019

The latest Article to be uploaded to the website provides step-by-step help to anyone in church who leads a team of any kind. It can be found within the Articles index page in the Resources section of this site at Article A45.
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How to assess gifts of administration

2nd April 2019

A detailed new assessment tool has just been uploaded to the Health-checks section of the website. A Gift Assessment for Administrators enables anyone to check whether they may have gifts of administration and, if so, what type they may be.
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creative organisation for effective christian ministry

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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