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First published on this website in October 2013 and last updated in September 2017

Words: 1200
Size: 180 kB
Categories: Administration


Here are 63 points that Church Administrators have submitted to form a body of wisdom about working in a busy church office. Some are challenging, others poignant or amusing. Several have a depth of meaning and are worth pondering. They are grouped under eight headings:

  • Foundations
  • Role
  • Stress
  • Sundays
  • Systems
  • Deskwork
  • Visitors
  • Congregation


Here is the link to this item: PDF TN77 - Administrator wisdom.pdf

Author's notes

These notes have struck a chord with many Church Administrators and people often mention them to me.  Here is a typical comment received: "This is fantastic! It made me smile so much and how true are these gems! It's definitely going up on the office wall and will be left surreptitiously on a few desks!!".

These notes were updated in September 2017 with some minor adjustments to the text.