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

Please note, orders may take longer than usual to arrive due to some CPAS staff working from home, in line with government guidelines.

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

Please note, orders may take longer than usual to arrive due to some CPAS staff working from home, in line with government guidelines.

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A training topic CPAS offers to dioceses. Christian leadership is best exercised in community. The day explores both how to engage people, and how to make sense of Anglican structures so that we can ensure we exercise leadership that encourages the growth and health of the local church.

A training topic CPAS offers to dioceses. The majority of our most effective initiatives are not usually completely successful straight away. This day explores how we might embrace failure as a way of learning, and how that might allow us to have a healthy and positive attitude towards risk-taking.

A training topic CPAS offers to dioceses. Increasingly church leaders find themselves line managing others, be they paid staff, the Church Wardens, or volunteer leaders. Good line management enables others to give their best and helps them develop into future roles.

A training topic CPAS offers to dioceses. Talk to any organisation or church about areas of struggle and it won’t be long until communication is mentioned. This day will explore practical insights into how church leaders can improve their use of different communciation methods.

A training topic CPAS offers to dioceses. Leaders are first called to be disciples, yet the reality is that many struggle to maintain a vibrant spiritual life. This is a day to encourage leaders in the joys and challenges of their spiritual lives. 

A training topic CPAS offers to dioceses. Leadership is often messy. Those we oversee or lead with can hold very different views and expectations, and it’s impossible to please everyone. This day will explore what we mean by courage and why leading courageously matters.

A training topic CPAS offers to dioceses. Research tells us that 60-70% of vision statements or Mission Action Plans are never put into action. How can a church turn vision into action and make change happen? What are the pitfalls to avoid on the way? What if you aren’t a ‘detail’ person?

A training topic CPAS offers to dioceses. Leadership is about going somewhere, and for those in Christian leadership it is about going God’s way. This day explores the importance of vision, how we can discern God's direction and the role of clergy in facilitating the development of vision.

A short course CPAS offers to dioceses. Theologically, leadership in the New Testament is plural – it reflects the nature of the body. This short course equips clergy and lay leaders to lead well together.

Lead On article by Emma Sykes. There is a fine line between healthy and excessive control. How do we respond to those in leadership who have crossed the line? And how do we make sure that we haven't shifted towards unhealthy control?