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CPAS equips local churches to share the good news of Jesus through training, events and resources for you, your church and your diocese. We also advertise jobs in ministry at our patronage churches and elsewhere. bubble_image_about_us.png

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

Please note: We are currently experiencing technical difficulties and it is not possible to purchase CPAS products at this time. We apologise for the inconvenience.​

We work with leaders, local churches and dioceses in a number of different ways to support mission and evangelism. We also advertise a variety of ministry roles at our patronage churches and elsewhere. 

Please note: We are currently experiencing technical difficulties and it is not possible to purchase CPAS products at this time. We apologise for the inconvenience.​

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A tailor-made leadership course aimed at the transformation of clergy as leaders in mission over at least ten months. The programme addresses not only leadership skills but underlying issues of character, vocation and the spiritual life. 

With the number of multi-parish benefices on the increase, we have designed Thrive, a learning community process over 24 months, specifically for clergy and lay leaders ministering in them. 

Lead On article by Ben Dyer. Being a young leader can be difficult. Ben draws on his own experience to provide four lessons that he has learnt along the way, as well as the things others have done that have helped or hindered.

The first in a series of three articles on the application process for clergy posts. This resource looks at the preparation required before the application begins, offering helpful advice on seeking God's will, creating a CV, and understanding the process. 

The second in a series of three articles on the application process for clergy posts. This resource looks at the writing of the application itself, providing a range of tips including some key guidelines, advice on choosing referees and assessing and understanding the role profile. 

The third in a series of three articles on the application process for clergy posts. This resource looks at the interview, giving practical and relevant advice on preparing well, considering likely questions and getting the most out of your visit. 

Choose from a glorious variety of discipleship resources for groups from many different publishers, all reviewed and rated to save you time. Resources available for adults, youth and children, no matter where they are on the journey - enquiring about the Christian faith, starting out, or growing.

This written resource is a comprehensive and down-to-earth guide designed especially for curates who are thinking of moving on to their next role. It aims to demystify the appointments process, clergy 'lists', parish profiles and interview questions. 

Lead On article by Matthew Frost. Accountability has a mixed press. Some love it, others hate it. Matthew understands both positions, arguing that we need to redeem accountability by a clearer understanding of what it is, and having a better approach to using it to help develop leaders. 

Lead On article by Rob Bewley. ‘Where there is no vision, the people perish.’ Are we sure about that? Rob suggests that we may have misinterpreted this often-quoted verse in leadership circles.