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Looking for ideas for your carol service? Want to know how to do a Zoom crib service? Thinking of an online Christingle service? Want ideas for connecting with people who aren’t online? Take a look at this online depository and add to it by sharing your own ideas to resource others.

We have good news to share, and perhaps we have a world more open to receiving it than in years past. How might we do that? Here is one suggestion: a Drive-in Carol Service. Whilst focused on a Drive-in Carol Service, this guide can of course be used for Drive-in Church at other times of the year.

Christmas isn't cancelled! With so many things not able to happen, this is a great time to see if we can offer some creative ways to help people know the 'comfort and joy' that is at the heart of the Christmas story. In this article, we reflect on how we might approach this well.

During the summer term we offered a series of webinars reflecting on our response to the emerging pandemic and our leadership during lockdown. Through the autumn term we are delighted to offer a further webinar each month. 

A follow up to their initial resource, offering further guidance on some of the tools and opportunities available as we manage our online presence.

Bob Jackson believes we may be facing one of the most significant opportunities for the Church in the last 50 years, and guides us through how to engage with a new hybrid reality. Packed full of ideas and insights and a must read for you and your PCC/church leaders.

As many of us scrabbled to make sense of going online as churches, Bob Jackson and George Fisher conducted some initial research into what was working and why, and offer practical tips on how to go online well. See all COVID-19 response.

Chairing an online PCC meeting? Packed full of ideas and tips on how to use Zoom well, and how to engage people, this guide will help you conduct great meetings.

Member of a PCC? This brief checklist guides you on how to prepare for, and engage well with, a Zoom PCC meeting. Take a look and share with others on your PCC.

Lead On article by Kate Wharton. When something happens out of the blue which rocks the whole church and community, what do we do? How do we lead our church through such a time?