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How we help

How we help

We work with leaders, local churches and dioceses in a number of different ways to support mission and evangelism, including free resources as part of our COVID-19 responseWe also advertise a variety of ministry roles at our patronage churches and elsewhere. 

Please note: Due to technical difficulties with our online payment provision, we are sorry that we can't currently take payments for products. Please accept our apologies - we hope to have this resolved as soon as possible.

We work with leaders, local churches and dioceses in a number of different ways to support mission and evangelism, including free resources as part of our COVID-19 responseWe also advertise a variety of ministry roles at our patronage churches and elsewhere. 

Please note: Due to technical difficulties with our online payment provision, we are sorry that we can't currently take payments for products. Please accept our apologies - we hope to have this resolved as soon as possible.

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We have produced a wide range of free resources to enable church leaders to lead their congregations and communities through the recovery phase of the pandemic. 

In our next webinar, titled Leading Through the Tensions, James Lawrence, will explore four common tensions at this time. We will look at why tensions can be a creative and healthy thing, and offer ideas on how to manage them well.

Lead On is the free CPAS leadership email, resourcing you and your ministry with a monthly bulletin direct to your inbox.

Vacancies at CPAS patronage churches and beyond where we'd love to see Jesus-centred, mission-focused leaders appointed.

Lead On article by John Valentine. What is distinctive about leading in church planting? John explores three tensions that the church planter must navigate: the intersection between church and mission, between context and the leader's gifts, and between short and long term.

A free downloadable guide to help churches in vacancy navigate the process of appointing God's next leader for their parish. Everything from understanding the stages of the appointment process to creating a parish profile, appointing parish reps to advertising, shortlisting and interviews.

Lead On article by Sam Corley. At what point do you start to offer someone a leadership opportunity in their discipleship journey? Straightaway? After they reach a certain level of knowledge? Maturity? Sam suggests four things we can do to encourage people in their development as leaders. 

Here you will find the recordings and resources from the third series of webinars.

Lead On article by Charles Burgess.  Many of us have had to rethink our mission actions plans and vision documents in recent months. Others of us are wondering if you can plan anything in a time of uncertainty. Eight tips for enabling action.

This Word document template offers questions for church leaders to reflect on when thinking long-term, and planning short-term during this time of pandemic.