Parish Support

Parishes seeking advice and support can contact the Department of Mission and Community Engagement to discuss their needs

Mission Action Planning
Many dioceses now encourage churches to make Mission Action Plans which are SMART, ie they have: 

  • Specific goals which are 
  • Measurable, 
  • Achievable, 
  • Resourced, and are clear about the time scale for starting, reviewing progress and completing. 

For more information visit A book on the subject, called How to Do Mission Action Planning by Mike Chew (published in paperback by SPCK in 2009 ISBN 978 0 281 06122 8) can be purchased online. 

If you would like help in preparing a Mission Action Plan for your church please contact Carol Evans, by phone 01634 560000 or email

Parish Weekends & Vision Days

We are also able to support churches by leading a parish weekend or a Vision day. For further details please contact Carol Evans, by phone 01634 560000 or email

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