Earlier news items
John's archive of older news items. Click/tap on any red heading to see the full item.
5th February 2015
Booking is open for a number of events for Church Administrators this Spring. Included are the first ever training event I am running in Scotland, the 'Cutting Edge' residential conference for senior managers at Northampton, and three more UCAN Area Training Days in London, Manchester and Bristol.
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15th December 2014
The latest set of Training Notes to be uploaded to the Resources section of the website give advice on how to assess whether to say 'No' to a request and then how to go about it. The situations in mind include being asked to take on a future assignment, squeeze another task into your schedule, or join a group or committee.
28th October 2014
One year ago I set up a small group of people who have a passion for church administration that reaches beyond their own church and role they may have there. We share details of our current roles and dreams for what God's gifts of administration might do for his Church and pray for each other.
16th October 2014
Over the past two weeks I have led four Area Training Days for Church Administrators in Ware, Coventry, Woking and Nottingham. Over 170 have attended and been introduced to the concept of customer care appropriate for a church office setting.
17th September 2014
I launched my Associate Consultants scheme last autumn and it is now seeing increasing demand. The scheme enables churches to be helped when my diary prevents me from fitting in extra assignments or in areas outside my expertise.
8th August 2014
A two-part article entitled Roles for a church office was uploaded to the site today.
23rd July 2014
This new website went live today after months of planning, design work and development. The aim has been to produce a contemporary website with enhanced features that is fully accessible by tablet and smartphone.
7th July 2014
A new and completely responsive version of this website is due to launch shortly.
The new site will have a fresh look to it while maintaining some of the best features of this website. The Administrators section will have a new UCAN image and there will be a number of other new and improved features.
1st June 2014
A new set of Training Notes has been uploaded to the website. Print or screen? (TN82) acknowledges the move in many churches to screen technology but then lists ten 'screen snags' to show that this is not all advantage.