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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.

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.

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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?

A training topic CPAS offers to dioceses. Expressing vulnerability in a leadership role can be a challenge to get right, seemingly walking a tightrope between sharing too little or too much. This day explores the importance of being vulnerable and shares insights into doing it well as a leader. 

A training topic CPAS offers to dioceses. Following the success of our PCC Tonight resource, we are now offering dioceses a day of training for clergy leading PCCs which will cover a range of topics.

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?

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.