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CPAS equips local churches to share the good news of Jesus through training, events and resources for you, your church and your diocese. We also advertise jobs in ministry at our patronage churches and elsewhere. bubble_image_about_us.png

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. We also advertise a variety of ministry roles at our patronage churches and elsewhere. 

Please note: We are currently experiencing technical difficulties and it is not possible to purchase CPAS products at this time. We apologise for the inconvenience.​

We work with leaders, local churches and dioceses in a number of different ways to support mission and evangelism. We also advertise a variety of ministry roles at our patronage churches and elsewhere. 

Please note: We are currently experiencing technical difficulties and it is not possible to purchase CPAS products at this time. We apologise for the inconvenience.​

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With many PCCs meeting online at this time we have produced two guides to help meetings go well. We know many of us are used to Zoom type meetings by now, but we actually find there is still a lot of poor practice and confusion on how to make the most of the technology.

A training topic CPAS offers to dioceses. This day offers space for incumbents in multi-parish benefices to reflect and think theologically and practically about the leadership required for grouped churches to become truly missional in attitude and action. 

Lead On article by Pam Macnaughton. In a multi-parish benefice there is a lot of pressure for clergy and lay leaders to be here, there and everywhere. Pam gives different methods of how to work effectively in these situations.

With the number of multi-parish benefices on the increase, we have designed Thrive, a learning community process over 24 months, specifically for clergy and lay leaders ministering in them. 

Lead On article by Pam Macnaughton. With around 71% of Anglican churches in a multi-parish benefice, and many other denominations following suit, how we make sense of the complexities involved is a vital key to effective leadership in such places.

Lead On article by Pam Macnaughton. Different situations require different actions, therefore ministry is never static and straight forward. Pam offers reflections on leadership in the local church, especially multi-parish benefices. 

Lead On article by Pam Macnaughton. Across the Church of England (and other denominations), increasing numbers of incumbents, SSMs and Readers are being asked to cope with leading more than one church. So, the first question for those in some sort of multi-parish situation is how are things going?