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  • 16,000 buildings. One resource.
  • 16,000 buildings. One resource.
  • 16,000 buildings. One resource.
  • 16,000 buildings. One resource.
  • 16,000 buildings. One resource.
  • 16,000 buildings. One resource.
  • 16,000 buildings. One resource.
  • 16,000 buildings. One resource.

About ChurchCare

Following the 2016-17 consultation, the revised CBC template for Diocesan Strategic Reviews of Church Buildings for Mission Planning is now available as a PDF and Word document.

Useful feedback from the dioceses has been incorporated, and there is now a mechanism for combining data on people, places and money at deanery and diocesan level. James Miles, our Digital Projects and Outreach Manager, is ready and willing to help you with this. Please contact him via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you require his assistance.

The new template takes account of the recently revised “Crossing the Threshold” toolkit, and includes draft guidance from the Church Commissioners on writing a Deanery Plan in the light of the new legislation in this regard.

An overview of each diocesan data is also avaialbe as a downloadable spreadsheet

The CBC invites dioceses to consider if they wish to adopt or adapt this template for their own use. We hope that the template includes guidance, links and ideas you may find useful. The template will be revised and updated when occasion demands, we will inform you if any major changes or improvements are made. If you have any queries, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

A city centre resource church is a church which, working closely with the local bishop, intentionally resources mission across a city, by planting and revitalising churches, developing leaders and providing other resources for mission. Its aim is to help evangelise the city and transform society.

The Resource Church Guidance note will assist resource churches in putting forward proposals for adaptation of existing church buildings. By setting out the context of the resource church it will help consultees understand the significance of a resource church to the mission of the diocese.

Resource Church Guidance Note

If your enquiry relates to cathedrals please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For enquiries relating to the reordering of churches please contact one of our churches team: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
Please do not refer proposals to the Church Buildings Council for advice unless the Diocesan Advisory Committee has advised you that it is appropriate to do so.

For conservation advice please contact our Head of Conservation, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For conservation grant related enquiries please contact our Conservation Grants Administrator, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For enquiries relating to environmental matters please contact our Environmental Policy Officer, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For all other enquiries please email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

You can also write to:

ChurchCare
Cathedral and Church Buildings Division
Church House
27 Great Smith Street
London SW1P 3AZ

Or telephone 0207 898 1863

 

The churches drawn from each of the Church of England’s 42 dioceses are extraordinary buildings and many of them contain exceptional treasures. Church buildings tell the story of Christianity in England. They define the landscape and in our island nation quickly become landmarks by sea and land. Churches preserve local stories and mark significant events in our national history. Since Henry VIII broke with Rome in 1534 the Monarch is the Supreme Governor of the Church of England and as the Established Church all its church buildings belong to everyone.

With the churches team at Churchcare I am amazed as I travel around the country at how imaginatively churches are now being used and at how well maintained, mostly by volunteer congregations and communities, they are. This book pays tribute to the remarkable unsung heroes of our church buildings, the many volunteers who keep them open and sustainable. I hope too it will encourage many more to visit, enjoy and support the Church of England’s unique heritage of nearly 16,000 church buildings.

Janet Gough

 

To purchase a copy of this book, please visit the Church House Bookshop website

 

Once you have planned your project, you can let us know by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. We will be promoting your initiative on our dedicated Celebration Map and on twitter @CofE_ChurchCare using #HMQ90

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