Monthly Archives: July 2015

Team Administrator/Personal Assistant in the Parish Development & Evangelism Team, Diocese of Guildford

For all Parish Administrators: You have probably received the details for this position so please kindly include in your weekly news sheets and other parish publicity: Interesting and varied position as Team Administrator/Personal Assistant  in the Diocesan Parish Development & … Continue reading

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8 things I wish youth leaders would take seriously… part 1…

Young People It’s very easy to think that youth work is all about keeping young people entertained and happy. It isn’t. Young people deserve better – and we need to take them, their lives, their faith and their questions seriously. … Continue reading

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Simple 3 Minute Fresh Expressions Guides

Simple 3 minute Fresh Expression of Church Guides Fresh Expressions have just published 7 three-minute guides to how to understand, start and develop a Fresh Expression of Church. – What are fresh expressions of church? – 5 reasons to start … Continue reading

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UK Church Administrators Network – UCAN

Here is the link for UCAN which I mentioned at the Diocesan Parish Administrators’ Day. John Truscott is truly encouraging and knowledgeable so a much valued resource with excellent resources for you and many others within your parishes. Do join … Continue reading

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Parish Records

For comprehensive and very useful advice on the filing, management and retention of Parish Records, please see the factsheets and guides here: https://churchofengland.org/about-us/structure/churchcommissioners/church-administration/librariesandarchives/recordsmanagementguides.aspx or https://churchofengland.org/media/660007/care%20of%20parish%20records%20%28keep%20or%20bin%29%20-%202009%20edition.pdf Jenny Parsons

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Useful website for Parish Administration

http://www.parishresources.org.uk/ Lots of up-to-date guidelines and resources covering many aspects of parish admin – for administrators, their managers and the PCC: – Employing staff and working with volunteers – Safeguarding – PCC administration – Charity Commission requirements – Buying Smarter … Continue reading

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What you need to know about Pensions and Auto Enrolment

The Church of England’s Parish Resources website offers guidance on staff pensions for church employees, covering: – your legal obligations – what you need to know and do – information about the Church of England’s own pension scheme Visit http://www.parishresources.org.uk/people/employing-staff/pensions/ for … Continue reading

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