Churchwarden training days

Training sessions for Churchwardens will be held around the Diocese in September, October and November 2019.

Each event runs from 9:30am – 4pm, with lunch provided.

Each archdeacon is hosting one of these events, but Churchwardens are invited to an alternative archdeaconry day, if they can’t make the date in their own location.
Totnes Archdeaconry – St Lukes Church, Buckfastleigh, TQ11 0DE: 28/9
Barnstaple Archdeaconry – Yarnscombe Village Hall: 2/10
Plymouth Archdeaconry – St Marks Church, Plymouth: 30/10
Exeter Archdeaconry – Old Deanery, Exeter: 13/11

These will be led by the Archdeacons, with training provided by diocesan staff from different departments. The training is primarily aimed at those who are relatively new to their post, to provide a basic introduction to the role and responsibilities of the Churchwarden, but anyone is welcome to attend.

Topics covered include:
– The role of the Churchwarden
– Parishes and the Law
– Parish accounts
– Learning and Discipleship
– Giving
– Mission Community Development
– Changing Your Church
– Human Resources and Safeguarding Support
– Data Protection
– Growing the Rural Church

Training will be offered on a ‘first come first served’ basis as spaces are limited.
Please use the online booking form below and contact your Archdeacon’s office if you have any questions.

2020 dates are:-

Tuesday 7th July – Totnes

Saturday 11th July – Exeter

Wednesday 16th September – Barnstaple

Friday 25th September – Plymouth

Bookings for these dates will open early 2020.

Archdeacons’ Offices

The Archdeacon of Barnstaple
The Venerable Dr Mark Butchers 01271 375475
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This office is open from 9am-1pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday

The Archdeacon of Exeter
The Venerable Andrew Beane 01392 425577
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The Archdeacon of Plymouth
Rev Preb Nick Shutt 01752 858382
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This office is open from 9.30am to 12.30pm Monday – Thursday

The Archdeacon of Totnes
The Venerable Douglas Dettmer 01626 832064
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