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Information about our upcoming free leadership webinars, and recordings from previous events. 

It happens to every leader. An unexpected death, a sudden sickness, a mental fragility, a family conflict. Personal life under enormous pressure, and yet a public ministry to maintain. Graham Archer, CPAS Director of Ministry, reflects on decades of handling such experiences, and offers six...

It's not every day a book about a Michelin star restaurant makes it into the review section of Lead On. Sarah Pix reviews this fascinating story of generous hospitality that has lots to inspire us, as we seek to lead churches to be places of amazing grace. 

Children and young people have so much to offer churches as they explore how to thrive.  This simple guide engages 7-11s in thinking and praying through the six core themes of the Thrive material. Designed to be used within their families, why not give them out to any children of this age as you...

Lead On article by Ali Taylor. Despite many of our churches being in multicultural contexts, our congregations don't always represent well the different cultures around us. Ali, vicar in multi-cultural Alpreton, offers eight practical ideas on how we can become more intercultural as churches.

Moses has much to teach us about leadership, and Graham Archer, Director of Ministry, suggests this is a great book to access those insights.

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.

Ventures and Falcons are holidays for 8-18s packed full of great activities and masses of fun while enjoying the opportunity to explore life with Jesus.

Whether you are a vicar at a CPAS patronage church, a churchwarden or PCC seeking to find your next vicar, a church leader looking for your next post or a member of diocesan staff involved in a patronage process, we are here to help you.

This document is a useful guide to all things patronage; it suggests why patronage is helpful, why CPAS is involved in patronage, and answers other issues that surround an ancient and historic tradition within the Church of England.