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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? 

Lead On article by Steve Brown. Despite humanity having the intelligence, vision and fortitude to reach outer space, there are some deep, deep problems here in the everyday on planet earth. Two simple, powerful prayers.

Coming soon - a new online course for church leaders, lay and ordained. Together with the Church of England Evangelism and Discipleship Team and other partners, we are developing an online learning experience for all church leaders to help them lead well in evangelism.

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.

Flourish is a joint two-year CPAS and LICC programme. It emerged from the Setting God’s People Free initiative and aims to nurture the missional courage, confidence and competence of churches to enable Christians to become confident disciples of Jesus in both their ‘gathered’ and ‘scattered’ lives.

Building on our experience of running learning communities and leadership courses we are piloting several Leading in Evangelism learning hubs through 2021 and 2022.

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.