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Growing Healthy Churches with NCD

Under the leadership of Carol Blair, the diocese launched a three-year Natural Church Development (NCD) Initiative in 2012. NCD is one tool offered to churches to encourage, enable and equip people for ministry. For many years a number of churches in the diocese have used NCD to better understand and develop their congregations. Thirteen parishes were invited to take part in the diocesan pilot project. Click here to read on.


Becoming an Inviting Church – Step 10 – Go with your Friend

Pick your friend up. Church can begin the moment you knock on their door and ask if they’re ready to go. No need for anyone to nervously wait at the church.

These videos share the wisdom from church leaders who have participated previously in Back to Church Sunday and are a great way for us to prepare for Back To Church Sunday in our parishes.

Watch the video here…

Contemporary Music for Parishes

By request, some of the diocese’s clergy and friends recorded a selection of contemporary songs for use in leading congregational worship. These songs may be used by anyone who may find them helpful.