Adapting your Building
Our church buildings are a very visible witness of our faith in the community. However, worship styles and the needs of communities have changed since many of our churches were built.
Below are links to documents that will help you consider ways in which they might be adapted to further worship and outreach in your community.
For more information on increasing disabled access to your church see the website of the charity Through the Roof.
Audio-visual improvements and new technology
Heating and Lighting
The Church Buildings Council have produced guidance on heating churches, including how to get started on such a project, along with details on the renewable energy options for heating churches. To access the guidance please click here.
Making changes to a listed church – Guidelines for clergy, churchwardens and PCCs from the Rule Committee of General Synod.
Renewable sources of energy
WC’s and Kitchens
If you would like to see examples of completed projects, of varying scale and type, please go to the Case Studies page by clicking here.
For lots more useful information visit the “Churches” section on the Church of England’s ChurchCare website