John Spence is Finance Chair of the Archbishops’ Council and well known for his co-ordinating role on the Renewal and Reform agenda.
Emma Buchan is the Archbishops’ Evangelism Task Group Project leader. The Task Group was set up at the instigation of the Archbishop of Canterbury and the Archbishop of York to enable culture change in the Church of England around Evangelism and Witness. She has been at the forefront of ‘Thy Kingdom Come’ the invitation for a […]
Roger Matthews talked about issues relating to ministry and mission. Download powerpoint: Download pdf: Transforming Presence website
Renewal and Reform
(Audio only) John Spence introduced the theme of Renewal and Reform (website). This emerged from a realisation that the Church of England was no-longer representing the whole of the nation, and that dioceses wanted to focus on growth – but didn’t have a strategy. A key issue is maintaining the number of clergy, while releasing […]
Thy Kingdom Come
Emma Buchan spoke about the Archbishop’s initiative: Thy Kingdom Come Download the Powerpoint: Website ‘Thy Kingdom Come 2017 Invite’ for SOCIAL MEDIA with ENGLISH SUBTITLES from Frogspawn Creative Limited on Vimeo.
Church growth – The Role of Deaneries
Bishop Ric Thorpe, the Bishop of Islington, kicked the conference off with a passionate and engaging look at church growth. The video is available via Youtube The audio quality isn’t high, because we had difficulties with the feed. It’s very quiet for the opening prayer but gets a lot better. Powerpoint slides: Deanery Mapping Exercises […]
Ali Burnett …. … grew up in a family which didn’t DO church, but went to a school what did! That is, it did hymns and Very Boring Assemblies. One day, when she was 12 and making her bed, she was singing one of the aforementioned hymns (the words were something about asking God to […]
Revd Canon Dr Roger Matthews
Dean of Mission and Ministry Diocese of Chelmsford Roger’s ordained ministry has all been based in the Diocese of Chelmsford. Following two parish posts he was appointed Diocesan Mission Officer in 1996, Director for Mission and Ministry in 2001 and became Dean of Mission and Ministry in 2012. He is a member of the Bishop’s […]