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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.

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.

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At this stage in the pandemic journey, leaders face a specific challenge. As things open up, we are working to find ways to embrace the opportunity for change brought about through the pandemic. But for many, there is a lag time until we have the resources, energy and clear steps to do that.

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

Looking for more information about what we can offer dioceses to help with the developing of missional leaders? A downloadable leaflet with information about our leadership programmes, learning communities, short courses and training days.

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. If you asked a bunch of church plant leaders what was distinctive about leading in a church plant context, what would they say? John Valentine has done exactly that for our third article on leading a church plant.

Recording and resources from the fourth series of webinars for church leaders.

Lead On article by John Valentine. Who can lead a church plant? John explores some of the key characteristics of those who lead church plants. The answer may surprise you.

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.