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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. 

Please note: Due to technical difficulties with our online payment provision, we are sorry that we can't currently take payments for products. Please accept our apologies - we hope to have this resolved as soon as possible.

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. 

Please note: Due to technical difficulties with our online payment provision, we are sorry that we can't currently take payments for products. Please accept our apologies - we hope to have this resolved as soon as possible.

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A short course CPAS offers to dioceses. This course explores how today's leaders can bring their church to a place of appropriate and effective evangelism.

A short course CPAS offers to dioceses. If churches are to be about Christ’s mission and ministry in the world there will always be aspects of church life that can be developed. But how? How do we discern what God wants us to focus on? And how do we ensure something actually happens?

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.

Lead On article by Andrew Perry. There has long been a debate as to whether those in church leadership can be friends with those in their parish or church community or not. Looking to Scripture for examples and guidance, Andrew adds his thoughts to the discussion.

Everything you need to know about the grants offered by CPAS and associated organisations to clergy and ministers-in-training.

Lead On article by John Coyne. When things don't seem to be moving anywhere it can be tempting to consider starting something else. John advises that first you should take a step back to assess the situation in which you are ministering.

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.

Lead On article by John Dunnett. Sometimes a toxic culture can be built without anyone realising it. Rather than a DIY to building your own, John explores these seven steps to help avoid the accidental creation of a toxic culture.

Lead On article by James Lawrence. Technology is wonderful. We have the ability to be constantly connected to others through our screens. But it can also be damaging. What are you doing to ensure your relationship with connectivity and screens is in a good place?

Lead On article by Charles Burgess. As Christians we are promised opposition. As leaders this is amplified. You only need to look at the apostles to see the truth of this. Charles offers advice for what to do in these situations.