Parish Officer Training 2019


    Category
    Diocese of Bristol
    Date
    17 September 2019
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    Our annual training event for all Churchwardens, PCC Secretaries, PCC Treasurers, Parish Administrators and other such roles is taking place on the morning of Saturday 12 October at Sheldon School, Chippenham. 

    The morning will be led by the Archdeacons and the Diocesan Support Services team and will offer a range of seminars and workshops covering practical subjects, the format of the morning will run as follows:

    The format of the morning will be as follows; you will be asked to choose which workshops you would like to attend when you book a place.

    Registration and Coffee

    Welcome, worship and introductory session

    Workshops (session 1)

    • Churchwardens – Essential Skills (Archdeacons)
    • PCC Secretary Core Training (Sally Moody)
    • How to use faculty online and advice on lead theft (Emma Bakewell and Derek Stancombe)
    • Grant funding for big projects (Naomi Bucker)
    • Safeguarding – a Parish Health Check (Helen Styles/Adam Bond)
    • Treasurers’ update and consolidation (Matthew Hall)
    • Growing a Dementia Friendly Church (Alice Kemp)

    Refreshment Break - during which Diocesan teams will be available for questions

    Workshops (session 2)

    • Churchwardens – Essential Skills (Archdeacons)
    • GDPR and your parish - Good Data Management (Sally Moody)
    • How to use faculty online and advice on lead theft (Emma Bakewell and Derek Stancombe)
    • Raising Your Church’s Income (Naomi Buckler)
    • Safeguarding and Modern Slavery (Helen Styles)
    • Successful Team Working with your Clergy (Judy Ashby)
    • Engaging with the Eco Church Initiative – what your church can do (A Rocha UK)

    Book your place on our Eventbrite page.