Training for Parish Officers

Training sessions for Churchwardens and PCC Officers are organised by the Church Buildings Office and the Archdeacons, covering both information for new Officers, and seminars on specific topics, such as fundraising.

There will be 4 training events for Churchwardens to be held around the Diocese in October and November 2017. These are primarily aimed at those who are relatively new to their post, to provide a basic introduction to the role of the Churchwarden, but anyone is welcome to attend.

Please book your place by completing the form below. If you are also booking a place for someone else, you will need to complete the form for each person attending. An automated email will be sent once your booking has been received.

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Training for New Churchwardens

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Copies of presentations given at the Spring 2016 days can be accessed by clicking on the links below:

Rural Parish Cemetery Records – Philip Goddard

Parishes and the Law – Martin Follett – plus Notes

Faculty Rules and the Online Faculty System – Louise Bartlett & Eve Van der Steen

Church Metalwork – Neil Bollen

Feedback from these sessions included:

“I appreciated this training very much and it was lovely to meet other Church Wardens”……

“It was really interesting and informative and all the speakers were excellent. It was good to meet people from other churches to get their views, ideas etc”……

 “From the welcome of REAL coffee (!) and then the workshops with an interval for a delicious lunch …..It was a really really good day – I thought it hit the spot perfectly and the speakers were all very good indeed”……..

“Very interesting, very informative, and actually quite good fun!”




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